top of page

David H Gwaltney

Design, Illustration, Ceramics

An award-winning advertising art and creative director, David earned a BFA in Communication Art and Design from Virginia Commonwealth University.  He began his career as a graphic designer in the Atlanta design and illustration studio, GraphicsGroup and Whistl'n Dixie.

A devoted Mac fan, David works on the Apple iPad Pro using the Procreate app creating hand drawn original signed and numbered Limited Edition canvas paintings.he partipates in numerous art shows and festivals throughout the area and has public art in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. David was the featured artist for the 2018 Virginia Beach Boardwalk Art Show for his painting, “A Spot In The Universe.” The poster won Gold and Silver 2019 Awards from Hermes Creative, Graphis and MarCom. For 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 Graphis awarded Gold Awards for his illustrated posters. His art works have been displayed at The Virginia Beach Central Library. Currently has public works in the ViBe District in Virginia Beach.


With his recent interest in clay, David creates whimsical series of hand-built ceramic pieces he calls "An Unfortunate Series of Pots Gone Bad".

David lives in Virginia Beach with his wife Jennifer.  He is an Exhibiting Artist at the Artists Gallery in Virginia Beach.

bottom of page