We’re excited to present the 30 juried artists for Paint Annapolis 2017! Come see them paint June 4th-11th around Annapolis and the greater Anne Arundel County area. 

David Diaz works in oil and pastels and currently lives in Annapolis, MD as a Plein air painter. He received formal training in the public schools of Western Maryland and Frostburg State University; as well as University of Maryland, Towson and Catholic University.

David Diaz

He taught art in Maryland, both in Allegany and Anne Arundel County and has worked with students from elementary through middle school, as well as adult education and private lessons.

David is also current President of Md. Fed. Of Art, and co-Chair of Exhibitions. He is past Chair. Of Board of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association and serves as installations lead at Quiet Waters Gallery.

He received the Mayoral Award for his painting “the Hook” in Wexford, Ireland, the largest International Plein Air competition in Europe.

He is honored to be included in the book “100 Plein Air Painters of the Mid-Atlantic” and was the recipient of the 2014 “Annie” award for visual art presented by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel Co.

David has also received awards through participation in Plein Air events and National Juried shows at Md. Federation of Art in Annapolis, including the 4-time winner of prestigious Caruso Award for painting.

His works are included in collections in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

To see more art by David click here to go to his website.

"The Hook" by David Diaz
“The Hook” by David Diaz

Paint Annapolis is on the way! Check out more about the artists, the events, and the art by clicking here! Join us in Annapolis, MD from June 4th-11th for art, wine, and food during the Annapolis Arts Week!


One thought on “Paint Annapolis Spotlight: David Diaz

  1. Congratulations, David! You are so blessed to be able to do something you love. Your art is beautiful! Hope to see you someday and see your work in person.


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