David Eakin's Bio
A native Virginian who resides in Forest, VA, David Eakin received degrees in fine art from Ferrum College and Lynchburg College. David creates work in oil, acrylic, gouache, as well as photography. A trained landscape painter who also enjoys painting abstractions intuitively. David is a signature member of the Virginia Watercolor Society, the Baltimore Watercolor Society, and The Southern Watercolor Society. He currently is the chairman of the Annual Lynchburg Art Festival held at E C Glass each September. In 1996, he joined Riverviews Artspace in Lynchburg. David was a co-chair of the 2014 Virginia Watercolor Society’s 35th Exhibition held in Lynchburg, VA His work has been selected for juried shows in Virginia as well as in national & international juried shows. He has received awards for his work in regional as well as national and international exhibitions.
His studio is located at The Art on 12TH Studios #7 located above the Art Box, 422 12th Street in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia.