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David Eakin

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Sark Island Fields Oil on Canvas © copyright davideakin.com
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Quick Facts
Representing galleries
Signature 9 Gallery, Roanoke VA Pheasant's Eye Contemporary Arts, Lynchburg, VA
Tags
mixed-media, realism, landscape, abstract
Statement

RECENT JURIED and GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011-4th Annual National Juried Exhibition- Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
2011 – 63rd Virginia Highlands Festival – Juried Fine Arts Exhibition – Abingdon, VA
2011-Virginia Watercolor Society 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition,Kilmarnock, VA
2011 -National Juried Multimedia Exhibition- Park Gables Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA
2009-10-11 Nelson Fine Arts Gallery-Annual Juried Show, Lexington, VA
2009 -10 Riverviews Artspace Juried Art Exhibition, Lynchburg VA
2009-10-11 Lexington VA – 2nd ,3rd & 4th Annual Plein Air Paint Out – Invitational
2009 Academy of Fine Arts Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Lynchburg, VA
2009,2011 Academy of Fine Arts Annual National Juried Photo Exhibition, Lynchburg, VA                   2008- 88th Annual National Watercolor Society Juried Exhibition, Riverside, CA

ARTIST STATEMENT
David has studied watercolor with Karen Bowden and Don Andrews, and watermedia with Robert Burridge, Carol Barnes, and Vera Dickerson. Since 1999 he has been studying oil with Rosalie Day White in Lynchburg. For the past 12 years he has studied at the Summer Artists Program, Nimrod Hall, Bath County. He paints in oil as well as with acrylic and watercolor.
His work has been selected for Virginia juried exhibitions in Lynchburg, Lexington, Danville, Roanoke, Charlottesville, Blacksburg, Abingdon, Pulaski, Fredericksburg, Staunton, Hampton and Richmond as well as California, Pennsylvania, New York and Maryland. Eakin has received awards for his work in regional as well as national exhibitions. His painting “Storm Front” (2006), “Approaching Storm” (2007) & “Harbor Bridge” (2010) received Awards of Excellence at the Virginia Highlands Festival Juried Fine Art Show. “Walk from the Mirador” (2009) received the Best in Show Award at the 37th Annual Lynchburg Art Festival. Eakin exhibits work at Pheasant’s Eye Gallery, Lynchburg; Signature 9 Gallery, Roanoke; the Lynchburg Art Festival & Art Club; Riverviews Artist’s Co-Op Gallery at Riverviews Artspace.
David’s studios are located at Art on 12th studios #7, located at The Art Box building,
422 12th Street and at Riverviews Artspace, 901 Jefferson Street, #206, both in downtown Lynchburg, VA

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