April, 2021, Dave moved to Wilmington, NC, and set up his glass and
metal studios in the ArtWorks Gallery, south of downtown Wilmington.
October, 2020- Dave submitted a "Black Lives Matter" metal sculpture
made from nuts, bolts and screws, which was placed in the
In Solidarity' exhibition, an art show of Pink Dog Creative Studios & Gallery,
and later donated to the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, on the campus of
Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio. The title of the piece is,
No Love Without Justice.
July, 2019- Dave moved his glass studio from a warehouse in
south Asheville to Pink Dog Creative Studios & Gallery, in the River Arts
District of Asheville, NC.
2016- Stainedglass & Metalwood Creations studios moved to Asheville, NC
from New Orleans, LA, setting up in a south Asheville warehouse.
From 2018 to 2020 Dave took a series of workshops to enhance his ability to produce mosaic art. including cutting and using Smalti, installing garden art from stone, marble and ceramic tile, and mixing colors with thinset mortar and grout.
Dave also learned how a mosaic artist can combine fused glass pieces with cut glass to create a more appealing look to his creations. These glass fusions offer a striking contrast to regular cut glass, when mounted together.
2022 Dave returned to his hometown of Akron, Ohio, where he established his studio space in a Kent warehouse, in order to continue creating sculptural art in the media of glass, metal and wood.
2000–2008 Dave first learned his craft in working with art glass from taking basic courses in copper foil and lead from Firelands Art Glass, Elyria, Ohio. He then developed his skills under the mentorship of Nick Holdren, Anthony Stained Glass Studio, Akron, Ohio,
Dave's craft art is created and sold in several states. Classes in metal sculpting, and stained glass craft art attract students interested in becoming sculptors.