DAVID K TAYLOR  A.W.I. F.V.A.S  David is recognised internationally for his painting and teaching and his
services to the Arts. Born in Melbourne Australia in 1941, David’s early career began in etching and a 6-year
apprenticeship at the North Melbourne Printing School of Graphic Arts; colour etching assisted in his future career as
an artist painter. Many hand skills were learned such as hand engraving, lino and woodcutting, also etching with zinc,
copper and magnesium and later etching on film in lithography. David’s painting career expands many years of
studying the art of watercolour painting and he has been involved in teaching his great love of this medium to painters
both in Australia and overseas since the late sixties. He is involved in regularly tutoring for the Australian and
International Artist magazine.

His numerous achievements include over 100 awards in watercolour, including the Herald Sun Best Of Show Gold
Medal Award at the Camberwell Rotary Exhibition 2002 and a silver medal in 1976. In 2007 Silver Award. He won the
prestigious Victorian Artists Society Artist Of The Year Award in 1976, 1980, and again in 1989, and in the same year
he received the Distinguished Leadership Award for outstanding services to Watercolour and teaching from the
International Directory of Distinguished Leadership and a certificate of merit for distinguished service to the
community. His works are represented in Numerous Public and Private collections Worldwide.

David’s work is regularly exhibited in Australia, in several states, in England, the Channel Islands and Stockholm. He
has held regular one-man exhibitions of his work since 1975. In each Exhibition, he expresses his love of working
freely on location and his love of spontaneity, shape, light and colour. There have been many varying influences on his
painting journey and aspires to the impressionists Monet, Turner, and the expressive John Singer Sergeant, also to
include Winslow Homer, Brabazon Brabazon and Whistler to name a few.

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