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.
2022 Dave returned to his hometown of Akron, Ohio, where he established his studio spaces in a Kent warehouse, in order to continue creating sculptural art in the media of glass, metal and wood.
2000–2020 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.
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 art, 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.