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David’s work has been showcased in galleries in South and North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Texas and now Colorado.

His featured subject is animals from around the world, painted to make people “feel enthused and excited.”

In January 2010, the Palmetto Bluff Arts Commission chose two artists from over 100 applications from artists and galleries, David being one, to exhibit their work at Palmetto Bluff in Blufton, South Carolina.  This is a tremendous honor.  Palmetto Bluff, per Conde Nast, November, 2009, is rated the number one resort community and number one Inn in the United States. As painter who wields a palette knife and oil, I hope will find yourself smiling as soon as you see his impressionist paintings.  He is an abstract expressionist who is mainly interested in surface and prefers to work on large canvases painting fast generous strokes.  His paintings are simple, direct, colorful, sometimes playful and always inspiring.

Mombasa oil on canvas elephant David Ryden Charleston, SC

Mombasa

oil on canvas 60 x 48

SOLD

Luanda oil on canvas cheetah David Ryden Charleston, SC

Luanda

oil on canvas 24 x 18

$1,200

Crumbles oil on canvas dog David Ryden Charleston, SC

Crumbles

60 x 48 oil on canvas

$4800

David Ryden Prince 24 x 24

Prince

24 x 24 oil on canvas

$1400

Kris Kross David Ryden

Kriss Kross

30 x 30 oil on canvas

SOLD

Boras David Ryden Michael Mitchell painting Charleston

Boras: Swedish Ram

20 x 24 oil on canvas

$1300

Bette Davis Eyes

Bette Davis Eyes

24 x 18 oil on canvas

SOLD

Taste of Honey

Taste of Honey 

20 x 24 oil on canvas

$1300

Born to be Wild

Born to be Wild

40 x 30 oil on canvas

SOLD

Air Supply by David Ryden

Air Supply

48 x 8 oil on canvas

SOLD

Sweet Caroline by David Ryden

Sweet Caroline 

36 x 18 oil on canvas

SOLD

Oslo by David Ryden

Oslo

30 x 12 oil on canvas

SOLD

Ooby Dooby by David Ryden

Ooby Dooby

48 x 30 oil on canvas

SOLD

Hey You by David Ryden

Hey You

36 x 36 oil on canvas

$3400

Wow & Flutter by David Ryden

Wow & Flutter

30 x 40 oil on canvas

$2800

Wrecking Ball

Wrecking Ball 

48 x 36 oil on canvas

SOLD

Hips Don't Lie

Hips Don’t Lie

48 x 36 oil on canvas

SOLD

Cracklin Rosie by David Ryden

Cracklin Rosie 

24 x 24 oil on canvas

$1400