Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, David Coolidge settled in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and was a member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Club. Between 1966 and 1970, he was Art Director of Ivey Advert, Inc. in Philadelphia.
He studied with John Falter, earned a BFA degree at Drake University (Des Moines, IA), studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy.
David Coolidge paints watercolor scenes from Shiloh, Tennessee to Monet's
Garden in France to the Cotswolds in England. He is a member of the
American Watercolor Society and the Philadelphia Watercolor Club.
The artist's web site is www.davidcoolidge.com. He has also been featured in "The Artist's Magazine," August 1992, in an article titled "Keeping a Watercolor Crisp."
Special Awards: Purchase prize award from the Gettysburg National Military Park in commemoration of the parks centennial year. 1995
A top 100 winner in the annual exhibitions of Arts for the Parks, Jackson, WY
1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998 & 1999.