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David Taylor


  • Melbourne Vic Australia
  • North Melbourne Printing School of Graphic Art School 1957
  • Studied with Ian Armstrong Oil Painting 1969
  • Overseas Study grant awarded to Study in Europe ,England and United States 1979.


Victorian Artists Society 1975 first solo, Manyung Galleries, Bartoni Gallery Toorak 1981, Von Bertouch Galleries Newcastle 1990, Holdsworth Galleries N.S.W., Melbourne Fine Art 1991, Guernsey Channel Islands 1999, Stockholm Sweden, Shanghai China and Shenzhen China.


  • Fellow of the Victorian Artists Society
  • Honoury life Member Watercolour Society of Victoria
  • Member of the Twenty Melbourne Painters Society
  • Member of the Australian Watercolour Society
  • Phillip Island Art Society
  • Tutoring in Phillip Island, and Senior Art Supplies Malvern
  • Australia and also tutoring In Europe, England and U S A and China painting from life and exploring en plein air technique


  • In private and Corporate collections Australia and worldwide
  • Judging, Shanghai and Shenzhen China, Turkey, Australia


  • AustralianWatercolour Painters 1780- 1980 Jean Campbell
  • Encyclopedia of Australian Art Allan McChulloch
  • Whos who in Australia and the Far East 1988
  • Artists and galleries of Australia and New Zealand Max Germaine 1975 & 1985
  • Australian Impressionists and realist painters 1990
  • Solving the Mystery of Watercolour David Taylor and Ron Ranson 2002
  • Brushes with history Australian Watercolour institute 2014
    Masters of Watercolour 2013 and 2017


Victorian artist of the year 1976 , 1980 ,1989, Clayton City Council award 1976 art award, Camberwell Rotary Silver Medal Award 1976, Camberwell Rotary study grant 1979, Camberwell major Awards 2007, 2011,2013,2015,2019, Silver Online Award Izmir Turkey 2015, Platinum Award Victor Harbour 2018, Certificate of consultancy Australian, China Cultural Art Exchange 2019



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Gallery of paintings by David Taylor.