Awards & Achievements

This is an abbreviated list of David Solomon’s numerous awards, exhibitions and special achievements from 1968 – 2017.

2017 – LPAPA “WaterWorks,” Forest & Ocean Gallery – Group Exhibition
2016 – “The Abel Collection,” Festival of Arts Gallery – Group Exhibition
2016 – “10 Artists; 1 Family” at Lang Fine Art – Group Exhibition
2016 – Laguna Beach City Hall “Selections from Festival of Arts Permanent Collection”
2015 – Borrego Springs Plein Air Invitational – Group Exhibition
2014 – Lang Fine Art, Laguna Beach – Group Exhibition
2011 – Laguna Beach Plein Air Invitational – Laguna Art Museum, Group Exhibition
2010 – Gallery McCollum – Group Exhibition
2007 – Borrego Springs Plein Air Invitational – Group Exhibition
2007 – “The Artist’s Eye” – Juror for All Media Exhibition
2004 – American Airlines Hall of Fame
2003 – La Costa Hotel, Mural Commission for Ballroom
2003 – Fallbrook Art Association – Lecture and Demonstration
2002 – Lincoln Plein Air, Bronze Award
2002 – International House of Pancakes, Mural Commissions
2001 – Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort, Artist in Residence
1999 – “Paintings from Cuba” – Solo Exhibition
1998 – Founder, Maritime Art Scene Today (MAST)
1997 – La Quinta Art Festival – Group Exhibition
1996 – Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles – Sol0 Exhibition
1995 – Treasure Island Hotel, Las Vegas – Art Commissions & Costume Design
1994 – Binions Horseshoe Hotel, Las Vegas – Art Commission
1993 – “National Watercolor Society Collects, 1955-85” – Century Gallery, Sylmar
1993 – Dana Point Resort Hotel – Solo Exhibition
1993 – Irvine Fine Arts Center – Juror, Faculty Art Exhibit
1992 – Palmilla Hotel, Baja California – Group Exhibition
1991 – Epcot Center, Walt Disney World – Design Commission
1990 – Moscow Leningrad Culture Exchange, Invited by Soviet Ministry of Culture
1989 – Beverly Hills Hotel, Best in Show – Group Exhibition
1988 – Diane Sassone Gallery “Solomon, Logan, Tobin, Ogden” – Group Exhibition
1987 – “Paintings from Tonga” – Group Exhibition, San Francisco
1986 – Esther Wells Collection – Solo Exhibition
1986 – Embassy Suites Hotels – Art Commission
1985 – Marriott Hotel, Newport Beach – Solo Exhibition
1984 – America’s Cup – Commission through Hawk Art Productions
1983 – Biola University – “Paintings from Bolivia” Solo Exhibition
1982 – American Legacy Gallery, Kansas City – Special Exhibition with Joe Henniger
1982 – Peppertree Ranch (Bob Eubanks) – Invitational Group Exhibition
1981 – San Bernardino County Museum – Group Exhibition
1980 – “Ecstasy of Icarus” featured in 45th Annual Pageant of the Masters at Festival of Arts
1979 – Official Artist for the World Series of Poker – Las Vegas, Nevada
1979 – First artist ever commissioned for Pageant of the Masters (Traveled to Greece)
1979 – Newport 8 Art Series – Commodores Club
1978 – International Society of Artists – Workshop Instructor
1978 – Established Solomon-Logan Studio Gallery – 422 South Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach
1977 – American Watercolor Society National Academy – Invitational Exhibition
1977 – Laguna Beach Museum of Art – “Southern California 100” Invitational Exhibition
1977 – Awarded lifetime teaching credential by State of California
1977 – National Academy of Art & Design, New York – Allied Artist
1977 – Sacramento Governor’s Mansion – Special Exhibition
1977 – Disney Artists & Friends of California Arts Exhibition (DAFCA)
1977 – Who’s Who in the West – Listed Artist
1977 – Texas Fine Arts Association Annual Exhibition – First Place Purchase Award
1977 – City of Los Angeles – Award of Excellence
1977 – National Watercolor Society – Annenburg Award and Top Cash Award
1977 – “Enjoying Life as an Artist” – Article in Southwest Art
1976 – Who’s Who in American Art – Listed Artist
1975 – Watercolor West, Riverside, CA – Group Exhibition
1974 – Ebell Club, Los Angeles – “Showcase 21” Group Exhibition
1974 – National Watercolor Society, National Academy of Design – Invitation for Membership
1974 – Fiest de Artes, La Mirada – Awared Best in Show
1973 – Fiest de Artes, La Mirada – Awared Best in Show
1973 – University of Southern California – Group Exhibition
1972 – Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce – Logo Design
1971 – Festival of Arts – Group Exhibition
1970 – North Virginia Art League – Alexandria, Virginia
1970 – Society of Federal Artists & Designers – Award of Excellence in Illustration
1968 – Art Center College of Design – Masters Degree in Industrial Design

 

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