David Gray (b. 1970) acquired a strong foundational education in art while obtaining his BFA from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington.
His art education has continued with independent and occasional formal studies in pictorial expression and oil painting.
The resulting work reveals a personal and contemporary expression of beauty and order which pays homage to the Classical Tradition in its craftsmanship.
David's works are included in many discriminating private art collections throughout the United States and abroad.
Recent honors include the "Hunter Edition's Award of Excellence" at the Oil Painters of America 2009 National Exhibit and a "Chairman's Choice" award in Art Renewal Center's 2008/2009 International ARC Salon.
David's signature style reveals a personal and contemporary expression of beauty and order which pays homage to the Classical Tradition in its craftsmanship. Collectors of David's work often relate that his painting provoke a sense of peace, stillness, or a contemplative mood.
His award winning works have been covered by major art publications including Southwest Art, Art of the West, and American Art Collector.
David also teaches several workshops per year in portraiture and still life painting throughout the United States and abroad.