April, 2021, Dave moved to Wilmington, NC, and set up his glass and metal studios in the ArtWorks building, south of downtown Wilmington.
October, 2020- Dave submitted a "Black Lives Matter" metal sculpture, made from nuts, bolts and screws, to be included in the Pink Dog Creative Studios exhibit "In Solidarity. " In 2021, the sculpture was donated to the B.A. Jones House of Black Culture, 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, 344 Depot Street, in the River Arts District.
November, 2018- Dave exhibited two pieces in the Veterans/Artists show, at the Refinery Creator Gallery, 207 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC
2016- Stainedglass & Metalwood Creations moved to Asheville from New Orleans, setting up in a south Asheville warehouse.
2022 Dave returns to his hometown of Akron, Ohio, where he hopes to create studio space for glass, metal and wood craft artists, as well as painters, in the greater Akron area.
2000–2015- Craft art is created and sold in other states. Classes in metal sculpting, and stained glass craft art attract students, interested in becoming sculptors.
2020 (fall)- Dave took a workshop on cutting and using Smalti, presented by Dianne Sonnenberg, a mosaic teacher from Austin, Texas. She also shared her knowledge of installing mosaic garden works, that inspires Dave to branch out in creating art from stone, marble and ceramic tile.
2019 (fall)- Dave took a workshop conducted by Laura Rendlen, a Kansas City mosaic instructor, on shadow, tone and hue in mosaic art. He also learned about mixing color with thinset mortar and grout.
2019 (spring)- Dave took a mosaic workshop from Martin Cheek, a renowned British mosaic artist, in combining fused glass pieces with cut glass. He created a glass mosaic peacock as his class project.
2018 (summer)- Dave received basic instruction in creating mosaic art from a prominent Asheville mosaic artist, Linda Pannullo. He used that knowledge to make a mosaic panel of his cat, Gray Boy, which hangs on his glass studio wall.