The painting, Morning Over the Gulf (36” x 56”), received an Honorable Mention in the landscape category of the Art Renewal Center’s prestigious 14th annual International Salon competition. The mission of the Center is the revival of realism in the visual arts. You can view the other wonderful landscape category award winners and finalists at

This year the ARC received over 4,300 entries from 73 countries. The 1500 finalists in 11 categories constitute approximately 35% of the works submitted.

 The ARC is now in the process of selecting 100 pieces for the live traveling version of the ARC Salon. The show will open at the European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona, Spain from December 6th, 2019 – February 2nd, 2020. The show will then travel to Sotheby’s, NY where it will be on Exhibit from July 17th – July 27th, 2020.

The exhibition is organized to highlight all eleven categories, giving preference to winners and honorable mentions and some finalists based on availability of works. Updates and additional information about the live exhibition of the ARC Salon can be found on the page.

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A show of David's work opened September 1st at Scharffenberger Cellars in Philo CA in the beautiful northern California wine country. It included these two recent studies, Anderson Valley Foothills and Sundown at Chapman Point.


A couple of David's favorite "sea & skyscape" images can be found in a this book of California paintings.

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David's painting, Buckhorn, was juried into a California Art Club show, A Journey Along the California Coast, in celebration of the book, Painting California: Seascapes and Beach Towns.

Last winter and spring the painting, The Old Barn, was juried into the show, Signs of Spring, at the California Art Club’s gallery at The Old Mill in San Marino CA

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The painting, Atlantic, was the winner in the "Water" category of the 2015 Plein Air Magazine December/January Salon Competition.


David's painting, Chinese Temple: Mendocino appeared in the book, California Light: A Century of Landscapes.


"In 1909 the California Art Club was founded, and since then our artists, patrons, and visionaries have worked to capture the beauty of California's landscapes. California Light, from Rizzoli International, one of the leading publishers of art books, offers up a comprehensive look at the Club's paintings over the past 100 years showcasing 300 landscape paintings created by artist members of the Club."

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