ABOUT THE ARTIST

David Verba has been a working artist and art educator all his life, and holds a diploma from Cooper School of Art, a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the Cleveland Institute of Art, and a Master of Fine Art degree from Kent State University.

David lived, taught and exhibited in Japan for over six years, and has had eleven one-person shows in various Japanese cities. He has also exhibited in Northeast Ohio and is represented in the permanent collections the National Art Museum of Lithuania, the Fukuoka Art Museum (Japan), Cleveland State University Collection and the National City Bank Collection (Cleveland, OH).

David currently resides in Seattle, WA.

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PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

The National Museum of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania

Osaka Sunset, mixed media

Satori, mixed media

Untitled, mixed media

Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

Why?, pastel

Memory of Tokyo, pastel

National City Bank, Cleveland, OH

Mosaic, pastel

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

Untitled, mixed media

Publications

Modal Soul: Nujabe;  CD Cover Illustration, Japan 2011

The Sound of Midnight: Charles L. Grant, Centipede Press, Lakewood, Colorado, interior illustrations, 2010

The Hour of the Oxrun Dead: Charles L. Grant; Centipede Press, Lakewood, Colorado,  interior illustrations, 2010

Essential Solitude: The Letters of H.P. Lovecraft and August Derleth: Volume 1 and 2: Hippocampus Press, N.Y, N.Y; cover illustrations, July 2008

Essential Solitude: The Letters of H.P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard: Volume 1 and 2: Hippocampus Press, N.Y, N.Y; cover illustrations,  2008

Essential Solitude: The Letters of H.P. Lovecraft and Clark Ashton Smith: Volume 1 and 2: Hippocampus Press, N.Y, N.Y; cover illustrations, 2008

Midnight Call: Jonathan Thomas; Hippocampus Press, N.Y, N.Y; cover illustrations, August, 2008

EXHIBITIONS

2011 Colors of Commerce [Fictilis Gallery, Seattle,WA]

Mixed media.

2004 Group Exhibit [Delight Hamilton Gallery, Seattle,WA]

Pastel, mixed media, Ink drawing.

2003 David Verba/Martha Dunham Exhibition [Delight Hamilton Gallery, Seattle, WA]

Pastel, mixed media.

1997 David Verba:Recent Work[Gallery Cocteau, Tokyo]

Drawing, monoprints, prints, mixed media; invitational.

1997 Drawn Together [The Cleveland Institute of Art]

Drawing award for "Why Does That Make You Nervous?", mixed media. Juried invitational

1996 Modular Investigations [Design Studio, Cleveland Heights, Ohio]

Drawings, mixed media

1995 People's Art Show [Cleveland State University]

Mixed media, painting; Newspaper article,"The Vindicator"

1994 O-Bon Matsuri [Lakeland Community College, Mento, Ohio]

Paintings, monoprints, pastels; Newspaper articles: Cleveland Plain Dealer and Akron Beacon Journal

1993 David Verba Exhibition [Gould Gallery/Studio, Cleveland]

Mixed media, monoprints

1993 Inner Voices [Notre Dame College of Ohio]

Mixed media, monoprints, invitational; Newspaper article: Cleveland Plain Dealer; 1993 Judged 70th Annual Student Exhibition, Notre Dame College of Ohio

1991 David Verba Exhibition [Osaka College of Art, Osaka, Japan]

pastel, mixed media

1991 David Verba Exhibition [Toko Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan]

acrylic, pastel, mixed media

1990 David Verba Exhibition [Osaka Museum of Contemporary Art, Osaka, Japan]

mixed media, pastel, acrylic

1989 Faculty and Selected Student Works of Cuyahoga Community College [National City Bank, Cleveland Ohio]

Mosaic, pastel. Invitational.

1988 The Carnival Season [Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan]

pastel, acrylic, mixed media

1988 The Evening Hours [The E and Y Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan]

pastels, mixed media; Fukuoka Magazine

1988 Diary of Nostalgia [The E and Y Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan]

pastels, mixed media. Newspaper review: Nishinihon

1988 Slip Into the Interior [The E and Y Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan]

pastels

1987 Memory of Tokyo [The Area Deux Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan]

pastels

1987 The Last Supper [Yamamoto Bunpodo Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan]

pastel, mixed media, acrylic

1987 David Verba Recent Works [The Area Deux Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan]

pastel, acrylic, mixed media. Review article: Fukuoka Magazine.