Awards and Accomplishments
2016 “Best of Show” International Guild of Realism exhibition at Gallery 1261 in Denver, CO
“Best of Show” International Guild of Realism exhibition at Robert Lange Studios in Charleston, SC
“Best of Show” American Society of Traditional Artists
ARC International Salon Competition, Chairman’s Choice Award for the painting titled, The Messenger
My painting titled, Strike Three will be at the Carnegie Museum in a group show starting April ,19 2013 (Jack Buncher Award)
Portrait Society of America, Outside the Box, First Place Award for the painting titled, Made in America
ARC International Salon Competition, ARC Staff Award
International GUILD of REALISM, BEST of SHOW Award
International GUILD of REALISM, Best of Tromp L’oeil Award
International GUILD of REALISM, Pioneer in Realism Award
Semifinalist Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Living Master recognition from the Art Renewal Center
The Society of Illustrators of New York – honoured with several awards from the show, including over thirty Awards of Merit and also a Silver Medal.
The Best of Fantasy Art Competition – numerous paintings have been chosen for publication in Spectrum’s Fantasy Art Annual. Honoured with Gold Medals in 2001 and 2004.
Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles – honoured with several awards from the show, including three Joseph Morgan Henniger Awards, “Best of Show” in 1997, 2002 and 2003; Patrick Nagel Award of Excellence in 2001 and 2002; Gold Medal, 1994; Silver Medals, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2003 and 2004; Bronze Medal in 1996.
1995 & 2000 – 2003
Accepted in the prestigious Communication Arts publication. In 2003, a series of three paintings were accepted, titled “Ladies and Eggs.”
Awarded “Best of Show” – Society of Illutrators of Pittsburgh.
1994 & 1997
Honoured with two Gold medals from The Pittsburgh Addy Awards.
A painting titled “Dead Pope” was selected for the Museum of American Illustrators’ permanent collection.
Summit Award – Marketing and Advertising award for Art Institute International.
David also has two paintings (covers for TIME magazine) in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.