Awards & Achievements
David’s painting receives a Medal of Excellence award during the 2018 “Artists for Conservation” festival”. His painting “Cordón Sanitario" 24” x 42” (Acrylic on Baltic birch) This award-winning piece depicts some of the species David observed during a reference-gathering trip to a protected UNESCO sight in Mexico. (gull, pelican, iguana, whales and shark pup)
Another of David’s paintings receives a Medal of Excellence award. Dduring the 2017 “Artists for Conservation” festival”, his painting “The Web of Life”, 19” x 39” (Acrylic on Baltic Birch)won the honour. This award winning conservation minded piece features species from some of the places visited by David throughout the world.
September 2016 David’s painting receives a “Best-in-Show” award during the 2016 “Artists for Conservation” festival”. “Piece Keepers” 25” x 33” (Acrylic on Baltic Birch). This award winning piece depicts a series of species found from the floor through to the top of the canopy of the Panamanian rainforest and includes a member of the Embera tribe David still continues to work with.
David's "Red-Lored Parrot" image receives an award in the International Artist magazine Challenge #83 "Wildlife" competition.
David's "Jewels of Madagascar" painting receives another Medal of Excellence during the 2014 "Artists for Conservation" Festival.
"Pink Sunset (Flamingo)" receives Honourable Mention in the Art Renewal Center (ARC) 2013/2014 International Salon Competition.
“Harpy Eagle - Talons” is selected as a finalist in the International Artist magazine Challenge #75 “Wildlife” competition.
David receives AFC Conservation Artist of the Month award. The award's intention is to celebrate artists' commitment and contribution to the AFC's mission.
David's "Madagascar - Creatures of the Night I" is awarded a MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE in the 2010 "The Art of Conservation - An International Exhibit of Nature in Art" show. Furthermore, his "Harpy Eagle (Chick) Montage" piece is also juried into the prestigious exhibition.