About David Knowlton
The unique artistic style of David Knowlton
is widely known and recognized by thousands of collectors of his
acrylic originals and limited edition lithographic prints.
Their growing enthusiasm is the result of David's combining painstaking attention to detail with the purveyance of a tranquil feeling in each of his
The landscapes, waterscapes and lighthouses he
depicts on canvas or hardboard are the result of things he's
seen in his
travels throughout the United States and Canada.
artistry comes from within and--while he
paints specific locations at times--David always adds his
own perception of the subject and how it feels, and he
creates the depth and feeling and mood, maintaining soft and serene colors . . . realistic, but never photographic nor graphic.
With over fifty years of experience, David
has truly added a new dimension to the field of realistic art.
David's love of art showed itself at an early age.
parents and many of their friends were professional artists, and they helped nurture his
interest when he
began showing artistic promise.
eagerly experimented with all the drawing and painting media available and soon was winning contests with his
An appointment to the U.S. Military Academy
study of art, but David
found ways to vent his
creative talents while editing the West Point yearbook.
He became an Army Engineer and was further educated at Stanford University.
The engineering drawing he
did as a student and designer began to show forth in his
art, especially when he
made the transition to acrylics in the early 1970s.
David left the Army in 1973 and began a two-year transition to a full-time art career.
popularity increased to the point that he
began developing lithographic reproductions of his
best works in 1976.
now also does canvas transfer prints.
artful renditions in group and one-man shows nationwide and in galleries throughout the world.