David Tutwiler holds the honor of having his paintings hang in some of America’s most prestigious collections, both public and private. 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 an Associates in Technology Degree with a Major 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. David recently completed work for George Lucas of LucasFilm which is now included in his Skywalker Ranch California Collection.
He maintains a studio on the southern shores of Lake Michigan, and he and his wife Line’ supply artwork to several galleries in New England throughout the summer.
David & Line’ have just signed a contract for a new Fine Art project with a promotional marketing Firm in Burbank Ca.
David’s work is represented by several galleries and museums throughout America.
Awards, exhibitions, honors…
The Guild of Boston Artists Award
Marguerite Pearson Gold Medal Award
National Park Academy of the Arts, Award
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
Hoosier Salon Best of Show Award
National Railway Historical Society
Pepsi Cola Corporate Collection
Hub Group Collections
NIPSCO Corporate Collection
MBNA Bank Corporate & Private Collections
Don McLain (musician) private Collection
George Lucas Skywalker Ranch Fine Art Collection
Sloan Collection of American Art