The following biographical information has been provided by Kathy Herring , the wife of the artist.
David Shevlino was born 1962 in Jersey City NJ. He studied at the Pennslyvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia PA 1980-84 and at the Art Students' League in NY 1985. He is a realist painter and the subject of his work is urban/cityscape and the figure. His urban paintings feature street scenes and roadways. His figurative work centers around bathers in and around swimming pools. He actively exhibits his work nationally in the US.
Joshua Rose, "Never Sleeping City", American Art Collector Magazine, February 2007
Edward Sozanski, "The City High and Low," Philadelphia Inquirer, July 2004
Robin Rice, "Get Real," Philadelphia City Paper, May 2002 (review)
Georgina Keenan, "Wide Open Spaces," American Artist Magazine, December 1999
Open Studios Press, New American Paintings, April 1998
Ellin Anderson, "David Shevlino," Art New England, February 1998 (review)
Judith West, "David Shevlino," Seven Arts Magazine, March 1997
1999 Delaware Division of the Arts, Individual Fellowship, Wilmington, DE.
1996 Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Award (Juror, ) Jack Beal
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, NEA Regional Fellowship, Baltimore, MD.
1994 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship, Trenton, NJ.
1993 Woodmere Endowment Fund Memorial Prize, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA (Juror, Judith O'Toole, Director, Westmoreland Museum of Art)
1992 Woodmere Endowment Fund Memorial Prize, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA.
(Juror, Peter F. Blume, Director, Allentown Art Museum)
1987 Golden Anniversary National Art Competition, American Artist Magazine, New York, NY.
1984 Lewis S. Ware Traveling Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.