"People are still raving about how much they enjoyed your presentation."
Dr. Mary Rycik, Ashland University
“An engaging, entertaining and enthusiastic speaker.”
- Janet Brewer, Anderson University
About David Slonim
With over 30 years as a professional artist, David’s work is represented by galleries in New York, The Hamptons, Boston, Jackson Hole, Scottsdale, Chicago, and Indianapolis. His paintings have been featured in American Art Collector, Western Art & Architecture, SouthwestArt, US Art, Big Sky Journal, and Indianapolis Monthly.
David is a prolific children’s author and illustrator, recognized by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, Communication Arts, among many others.
INSPIRING YOUR INNER ARTIST!
David has created images for many corporate clients, including IBM, T.G.I.Fridays, UPS, BusinessWeek, Tony’s Frozen Pizza, and Wrigley’s.
His publishers include Simon & Schuster, Candlewick Press, Chronicle Books, Hyperion, Amazon Publishing, Harry N. Abrams, and Harper Collins.
"one of the Best Presentations
we’ve ever had.”
- North Dakota Library Association
ABOUT THE SIMILARITIES BETWEEN ART & LIFE:
Harmony is achieved through humility, mutual respect, and compromise
Priorities should align with a BIG IDEA
Relationships require responsive communication
Fear and self-doubt are regular companions on the path to success
Failure is not an option — it is essential to growth
Risk-Taking fuels innovation
Good work grows in a supportive community
ABSTRACT ART IS MUSIC FOR YOUR EYES
You are more creative than you think you are.
25 years of experience connecting with audiences
Partial List of Host Organizations:
north dakota library association
Indiana University East
ball state university
Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, IN
midwest writers conference, Ball state university
york childrens literature conference, anderson university
mazza museum fall conference, university of findlay, OH
mazza museum summer conference, university of findlay, OH
ashland university, ashland, OH
indiana library federation annual conference
detroit college of art & design
rotary club of madison county, IN
carmel gallery association
indiana plein air painters association
Hancock county watercolor society
henry county watercolor society
christ community church, carmel, in
anderson museum of art, anderson, IN
madison county teachers association summer conference, in
ohio school for the deaf, columbus, oh
Madison county art association, In
Asilomar Reading Conference, Pacific Grove, CA
RECOGNITION / REVIEWS / EXHIBITIONS / AWARDS
After earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Rhode Island School of Design in 1988, David married his high school sweetheart.
He and Bonnie have four adult children and one grandchild and live in central Indiana.