David Larned is a painter inspired by the visible world. Dedicated to portraits, landscapes, and still life, his paintings strive to capture the intensity of nature’s beauty. Born in 1976 in New York City, he has exhibited from New York to San Francisco. Larned, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Florence Academy of Art, focuses on both private and institutional commissioned portraiture. A recipient of many awards including repeat semi-finalist in the National Portrait Gallery’s Portrait Competition, he lives and works with his wife, artist, Sarah Lamb and their daughter in Houston, Texas and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.