David immigrated to Canada from Yorkshire, England in 1977.
He studied graphic design at George Brown College in Toronto
and pursued a career as a freelance illustrator and designer.
He has worked for leading publishing firms such as Penguin Books
and Viking Press. Since 1988 his extensive travels have inspired
a rich array of paintings. From Africa, Asia and Central America
to the Queen Charlotte Islands, American Southwest and Canadian
Arctic, these remote and mystical places have deeply influenced
the artist’s creativity and expression. His works depict
a wide range of subjects - from people and architecture to wildlife
and pure landscape - and are sought after by collectors throughout
In 1992 David was invited along with two other Canadian artists
to exhibit at the prestigious Lotte Gallery in Seoul, Korea.
This was the first time North American contemporary artists
had been privileged to exhibit work in Korea.
He has also exhibited at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson art Museum’s
"Birds in Art" exhibition; "American Art in miniature"
at the Thomas Gilcrease Museum; "Arts for the Parks"
in Jackson, Wyoming, and in annual exhibitions at the Algonquin
Park Gallery, Ontario. His paintings are in permanent collections
at the Gail Art Museum in Seoul, S. Korea and the Vancouver
From his studio in southern Ontario David, in his own words,
tries "to portray, man’s relationship to the world
in which he lives, more specifically, the natural world and
man’s place in it." (Art Impressions