Artist David Dunleavy

1970 Born - Glenolden, Pennsylvania

1988 Graduated Interboro High School - Prospect Park, Pennsylvania. Awarded Scholastic Art Award 1997 Philadelphia. Received Gold Key

1988-1989 Attended Hussian School of Art Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1989 Began career as freelance Artist, painted signs, murals, originals and worked construction part time

1992 Full time career as Artist, and the dawn of the Endangered Species Murals. Painted first public Endangered Species mural in Folcroft, Pennsylvania

1992 Artist devotes his life to paint murals around the world in public places in order to help raise public awareness for the Endangered Species.

1995 Artist opens first solo gallery in Congress Hall, Cape May, New Jersey

1995 North Wildwood, NJ. Worked with Mayor, City Council and painted eight Endangered Species Murals as an Environmental Awareness Beautification Project

1996 Painted Endangered Species Mural # 31 in the Bahamas at Walkers Cay gaining international exposure

1996 First magazine cover The Edge Big Game Fishing Journal, May

1996 Cape May, NJ worked with Mayor, City Council and Historic Society to paint Endangered Species Mural # 34, a Historic Landmark Mural in Cape May, New Jersey, and the oldest seaside resort town in the nation. Awarded Resolution #176-9-96

1997 Painted Endangered Species Murals 36-37 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Received beautification award

2000 Painted Endangered Species Mural # 46-47 in Cape May, New Jersey, titled “Cape May Legends” Dedicated by actor Robert Prosky

2001 Named the “Official Artist” for Ocean Fest, a Dive and Adventure Sports Expo, in Fort Lauderdale, FL

2004 Established David Dunleavy Gallery LLC in Stone Harbor, New Jersey

2004 Collaborated with Explorer Jean-Michelle Cousteau, actor Leslie Neilson, and producer Peter Hayman to produce the first educational DVD for the Ocean for Youth foundation

2004 Painted Endangered Species Mural # 48 at the Melbourne Aquarium in Australia. The Largest Marine Mural on the continent of Australia

2005 Painted Endangered Species Mural # 50 at The History of Diving Museum in Islamarada, FL. Worked with Mayor, City Council, Chamber of Commerce, Drs. Joe and Sally Bauer and special guest artist, Guy Harvey . The largest Environmental Awareness mural in the Florida Keys.

2026 Completion of the Endangered Species Murals Environmental Awareness Project

Major Exhibitions:

1994-1995 Camden Aquarium Camden, New Jersey
1995-1996 North Wildwood Art Show N. Wildwood, New Jersey
1995-2005 Cape May County Art League Annual Fall show Cape May, New Jersey
1995 Dema New Orleans, Louisiana
1995 Surf Expo Orlando, Florida
1996 Sea Space Houston, Texas
1996-1997 Walkers Cay, Bahamas
1997 Oyster Bay Cape May, NJ
1996-2005 Palm Beach Boat Show Palm Beach, Florida
1996-2002 Miami International Boat Show Miami, Florida
1996-2003 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
1996 Washington Street Gallery, Cape May, New Jersey
2000 Décor Art Show Orlando, Florida
2001 Las Olas Art Show, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2001 Spring Boat Show Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2001-2007 Ocean Fest Fort Lauderdale Florida
2002-2003 Dema, Las Vegas, NE & Orlando, Florida
2004 David Hoolihan Warehouse Show Naples, Florida
2004 One – Man Show at Bonita Bay Bonita Springs, Florida
2004 Melbourne Aquarium, Australia
2005 The History of Diving Museum Islamarada, Florida
2005-2006 Art Fest Key West, Florida
2006 Gallerie Hawaii Maui, Hawaii
2006 Art Expo New York, New York
2007 Beneath the Sea Secaucus, New Jersey

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