David M. Band, a native of Portland, Maine, now lives in Texas. He has devoted the majority of his life to art as a painter, printmaker, educator and collector.
David is a member of Allied Artists of America, Inc., Audubon Artists, Inc., Watercolor USA Honor Society, Salmagundi Club, Artists Fellowship, Inc., and is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society.
His work can be found in the collections of the Butler Institute of American Art, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Mo., Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Museum of Texas Tech University, Salmagundi Club, Dunnegan Gallery of Fine Art, and the United States Air Force collection.
He is the author of “Enrich Your Paintings With Texture”, North Light Publications.
Don Wright is a realist painter, using a meticulous and detail oriented technique, with watercolor as his favorite medium.
His award winning work has been shown in many juried exhibitions, including the Butler Institute of American Art, the Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts and the Trumbull Art Gallery.
After graduating from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh Don worked as a graphic designer, and later as the art director for a national advertising agency where he remained for 40 years. As an instructor at Youngstown State University he taught courses in air brush technique, graphic illustration and photo retouch.
Don is formally retired, but is busier than ever as a design consultant, doing commissioned works and engaging numerous activities with local museums.
“I enjoy painting objects and scenes that motivates a strong desire to translate onto paper while working with the challenges of light and shadow” – Don Wright