David Lake FRAS
David Lake is an oil painter of the Australian Landscape. He has been painting for more than thirty years, and on a fulltime basis since 2002. Originally from Sydney he now resides in the small town of Newbridge in the NSW central tablelands.
In 1985 David began exhibiting in the Sydney metropolitan area. From the mid 1990’s he has participated in both solo and group exhibitions on an annual basis, including a solo show at the Bathurst Regional art Gallery in 2010.
As a self-taught artist David has developed his own distinctive style that has been winning him awards and commendations since 1991, including the Combined Art Societies of Sydney – Artist of the Year for 2007, 2008, and 2009. David’s paintings have also been selected in many significant art prizes including the Country Energy Prize for Landscape Painting, The Mortimore Prize, Kogarah Art Prize, Willoughby Art Prize, Hawkesbury Art Prize, and the Korea Australia Arts Foundation Prize. He has been a finalist in the International Artist Magazine Prize for Landscape Painting on two occasions and since 2006 has collected more than eighty 1st prizes from exhibitions across NSW.