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David Tutwiler

Biography - David Tutwiler

Inspired to find history alive and woven into the romance of life, David loves to travel and pursue
subjects on location, and develop compositions in the studio from numerous reference material and
sketches.
David Tutwiler holds the honor of having his paintings hang in some of America’s most prestigious collections, both
public and private. Including collections of Pepsi Cola CO., the National Railway Historical Society, and the Sloan
Collection of Valparaiso University. He began painting at the young age of fourteen, with a scholarship to the art
Institute of Chicago. He went on to study and graduate from the American Academy of Art with a Associates Degree
in Fine Art. David has participated in many National Exhibitions such as the Mystic Seaport International, The Oil
Painters of America, and the Great American Artists exhibitions, Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to being one of
America’s foremost painters of Steam Era Railroad subjects, his portfolio also includes significant works depicting
traditional American landscapes and coastal subjects of the sea coasts and the Great Lakes.
Awards, Exhibitions, honors…
The Guild of Boston Artist Award
Marquerite Pearson Gold Medal Award
National Park Academy of the Arts, Award of Excellence
George O.Davies Silver Medal Award
Stanley Phillips Popular Vote, RAA
Oil Painters of America, Award Of Excellence
Aldro T. Hibbard Memorial Award
Great Gatsby, Best of Show Award
Anthony Cirino Memorial Award