Spirit Art Studio

David Gallegos
15-2777 Ahi Street
Pahoa, Hawaii 96778

(808) 965-0747
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Featured Productions, Publications and Credits

2012 Ke Ola Magazine, Kailua-Kona Hawaii

David Gallegos work was featured by Karen Valentine in her full length article "Burning Spirits: Inspirations with Master Painter David 'Kawika' Gallegos." Tracing David's life from his American Indian roots to his journey to Hawaii, this article provides readers insights into the depth and meaning of his work. Click to read the full story.

Major Productions and Credits

 
2015Art Basel – FloridaMiami, Florida
 
2015Sausalito Art Expo Sausalito, California
 
2015Harbor Gallery Wood Art Exhibition – First PlaceKamuela, Hawaii
 
2014Palo Alto Art Competition Exhibition Palo Alto, California
 
2014 Hilo Museum of Contemporary Art - Juried Group Exhibition Hilo, Hawaii
2014 Wertheim Contemporary – David Maes Gallegos, New Works Maui, Hawaii
2013 Sausalito Art Biennial – Juried – Painting Sausalito, California
2013 Harbor Gallery Winter Wood Exhibition – Award Kawaihae, Hawaii
2012 Hawaii Wood Guild Annual Exhibition – First Place 2DMM Harbor Gallery, Hawaii
2012 Sausalito Art Biennial - Juried - Painting Sausalito, California
2012 Mayor of Hawaii Exhibition Kailua Kona Civic Center Kailua Kona, Hawaii
2011 Sausalito Art Annual Juried Exhibition Sausalito, California
2011 Harbor Gallery Juried Wood Show - People’s Choice Award Kawaihae, Hawaii
2011 “Oenophile” Exhibition - Robert Mondavi Museum Napa, California
2010 Sausalito Art Festival Biennial- Juried Sausalito, California
2010 “Sextet and Quartets” New Work Harbor Gallery Kawaihae, Hawaii
2010 Hawaii Wood Guild - Annual Exhibition - First Place - 2D-MM Kona, Hawaii
2009 Sausalito Art Biennial - Juried Show Sausalito, California
2009 New Work 2009 - Harbor Gallery Kawaihae, Hawaii
2009 Harbor Gallery Annual Wood Show Competition Best of Show -2D MM Hawaii
2009 "Earthly Delights" And Exhibition of Wood Burned Cuisine Art" - Robert Mondavi Exhibition Center Oakville, California
Nov.22, 2009 to Jan 7th 2010
2008 Sausalito Art Biennial Exhibition Sausalito, California
2008 Harbor Gallery Wood Show Competition - First Place - Best of Show Hawaii
2008 “The Heiau Series” New Work - Harbor Gallery Kawaihae, Hawaii
2007 Sausalito Art Biennial Sausalito, California
2007 Harbor Gallery Summer Wood Show competition - First Place Hawaii
2007 New Work - David”Kawika”Gallegos Harbor Gallery, Kona, Hawaii
2006 Sausalito Art Festival -Biennial Sausalito, California
2006 Big Island Food and Wine Festival Hilton Waikoloa, Kona, Hawaii
2006 Valentine Show - The Gallery - Hilton Waikoloa Kona, Hawaii
2005 Sausalito Art Festival – Biennial Sausalito, California
2005 Volcano Art Center - “Sacred Hula, Sacred Nature Volcano National Park, Hawaii
2004 All Hawaii Juried Art Exhibition – Award Winner, Hilo Museum of Contemporary Art
2003 Arts Pacifica Biennial - Jurors Excellence Award, Wailoa Center, Hilo, Hawaii
2003 Hilo Museum of Contemporary Art Juried Exhibition - Award Winner Hilo, Hawaii
2002 Juror – Sausalito Arts Festival 50th Anniversary Sausalito, California
2001 Juror – Sausalito Art Festival Exposition Sausalito, California
2000 Robert Mondavi Cultural Center – “Spirit Art” Oakville, California
  Recent Paintings and Sculpture by David Gallegos  
 Robert Mondavi Summer Jazz festival Poster by David Gallegos 
2000 Juror – Sausalito Annual Arts Exposition Sausalito, California
2000 Palm Springs Marquis Resort – Spirit Art Palm Springs, California
  Paintings and Sculpture by David Gallegos
1999 Napa Valley Art Museum Open Studios Napa Valley, California
1998 Juror – Mill Valley Annual Art Competition Mill Valley, California
  Mill Valley Arts Exposition 
1997 Mill Valley Arts Exposition Mill Valley, California
  Award: Best of Show 

ONE PERSON SHOWS

2002 Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Tokyo “A” Galleries, Japan
2001 Osaka and Nagoya Artcom Galleries Japan
1995 Shikigaro Mitskoshi Gallery Tokyo, Japan
  Murioka Cultural Museum Murioka, Japan
  Gallery Move Sendai, Japan
  Marunouchi Gallery Nagoya, Japan
1994 Marunouchi Gallery Nagoya, Japan
  David Gallegos Works 1992-93
 Gallery 21 Hitachi City, Japan
  David Gallegos Recent Works
1994 Robert Mondavi Cultural Center Oakville, California
 Medicine Sand Paintings 
1992 Gallery Hamilton Beverly Hills, California
 Fine Line Gallery Zephyr Cove, Nevada
1991 Kohala Art Center Kamuela, Hawaii
1990 Juniper Fine Art Gallery Napa, California
  Dow & Frosini Gallery Berkeley, California
 Reed Whipple Cultural Arts Center Las Vegas, Nevada
 Hermitage Fine Art Gallery Reno, Nevada
1989 Frostburg State University “Whitewater 89’) Frostburg, Maryland
1988 Lake Gallery Tahoe City, California
1986 Robert Mondavi Cultural Center Oakville, California
1984 The Redding Museum-Art Center Redding, California
1983 The Mexican Museum San Francisco, California
1981 Myers/Weinshel Gallery San Francisco, California
1980 Marjorie Cahn Gallery Los Gatos, California
1979 California State University Art Gallery San Francisco, California

GROUP SHOWS

             
2008 Hilo Museum of Contemporary Art 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition Hilo, Hawaii
2008 Sausalito Arts 56th Annual Juried Exhibition
2007 Sausalito arts 55th Annual Juried Exhibition Sausalito, California
2006 Sausalito Arts l 54th Annual Juried Exhibition Sausalito, California
2005 Sausalito arts 53rd Annual Juried Exhibition Sausalito, California
2004 Sausalito Arts l 52nd Annual Exhibition Sausalito, California
2003 Arts Pacifica Hawaii Biennial Award Winner Wailoa Center, Hilo, Hawaii
2003 Hilo Museum of Contemporary Art Juried Exhibition Hilo, Hawaii
2003 Sausalito Arts festival 51st Annual exhibition Sausalito, California
2002 Juror - 50th Annual Sausalito Arts Festival Sausalito, California
2001 Ode to Napa Valley Napa Valley Museum Yountville, California
2000 La Quinta Arts Exposition La Quinta, California
  Sausalito Arts Exposition Sausalito, California
  Mill Valley Art Expositions Mill Valley, California
  Juror - Sausalito Arts Exposition Sausalito, California
1999 Sausalito Art Exposition, UB GROUP Commission work Sausalito, California
  Entire year
1998 Sausalito Arts Exposition Sausalito, California
  Mill Valley Art Exposition Mill Valley, California
  Juror – Mill Valley Art Exposition Mill Valley, California
1997 La Quinta Arts Exposition La Quinta, California
  Sausalito Arts Exposition Sausalito, California
1997 Mill Valley Arts Exposition Mill Valley, California
  Award Winner – Best of Show – Mill Valley Arts Exposition
1996 On Sabbatical 
 Various Group Shows 
 Sausalito Arts Exposition Sausalito, California
1993 La Quinta Arts Center Palm Springs, California
  1993 Arts Competition 
1992 Hockaday Center for the Arts Kalispell, Montana
  1992 Arts Competition 
1992 Tellac Arts Foundation Lake Tahoe, California
  Summer Arts Program 
1990 Dow & Frosini Gallery Berkeley, California
 The Figure – Four Approaches 
1988 Marin Arts Guild Marin County, California
  Open Competition Award
1987 San Francisco Exposition San Francisco, California
  One Vision Many Eyes Acquisition
  Marin Arts Guild Marin County, California
  Open Competition Award
  Juror, Kenneth Baker 
1986 Judah L. Magnes Museum Berkeley, California
   First Place
1987 Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Berkeley, California
  Architecture Art Awards Program Merit Award
  Jurors, Eleanor Dickenson, Michael Bell 
1986 Hall of Flowers San Francisco, California
 The Bay Area Seen II Selected Artists Review
  Paint the Bay Area – Juried 
  Leslie Levy Gallery Scottsdale, Arizona
 Contemporary Creatures – Juried Review

Selected Prints:

1985 Stanford University Art Museum Stanford, California
 Northern Illinois University Chicago, Illinois
  Fresno Art Center Fresno, California
 Arizona University Art Museum Tucson, Arizona
  Hobart Gallery Santa Barbara, California
  R. McDougal Art Gallery Christchurch, New Zealand
  Gallery Ravel Austin, Texas
1984 The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska
  Selections of Mexican and American Art Review
  From the Mexican Museum 
1983 The Galleria/Studio 24 San Francisco, California
 The Mask as a Visual Image Review
 Contemporary Sculpture 
 California State College Stanislaus Stanislaus, California
  Prints with the DeSoto Workshop Review
  San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art San Jose, California
 Prints with the DeSoto Workshop 
1982 The Laguna Beach Museum of Art Laguna Beach, California
  The National Watercolor 62nd Annual 
  Juror, Henry T. Hopkins 
1981 Joseph Chowning Gallery San Francisco, California
 Watercolors by Prominent Northern Review
  California Artists – Juried 
1979 The Richmond Art Center Richmond, California
  Three California Artists
 Walnut Creek Civic Arts Gallery Walnut Creek, California
  Richard Bauer/David Gallegos –
  Recent Work 
 The Richmond Art Center Richmond, California
  “6 W/C 6” Water Colors by Six Bay Review
  Area Artists – Judith Linhares, 
 M. Louise Stanley, Willard Melton, 
  Donna Mossholder, Earl Loran, 
  David Gallegos 
  California State University San Francisco San Francisco, California
 Work by Master Program Graduates
1978 Meyers/Weinshel Gallery San Francisco, California
  Jon/Burke/David Gallegos Paintings 
1974 Isabelle Percy West Gallery Oakland, California
 California College of Arts and Crafts 
 Painting Competition 
1972 73 Tuition scholarship competition winner CCAC Oakland, California