David R. Dibble graduated from BYU with a BFA in illustration in 2003. Dibble went on to receive a masters in illustration at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. For his master’s thesis, Dibble painted a series of murals depicting his ancestors working on the family farm. Two of these murals were displayed at the Harold B. Lee Library on BYU campus during 2007.
Dibble worked for Blue Sky Studios for six years as Color Key Artist and Designer for the animated films Rio, Epic, and several of the Ice Age sequels. He was one of seven BYU Design alumni who worked with the company on The Peanuts Movie. He has illustrated for many magazines and companies, including Johnson & Johnson.
In 2014, he returned to BYU as an assistant professor, and is currently a member of the design faculty.
In 2016 Dibble received a Landscape Honorable Mention from the Oil Painters of America 25th National Juried Exhibition.
- Lorimer, Riley M. “A Heritage in Paint.” BYU Magazine. Fall 2007. Pg. 17.
- BYU Magazine: A Heritage in Paint (Fall 2007)