David Dodge Lewis is the William W. Elliott Professor of Fine Arts at Hampden-Sydney College in south-central Virginia. He has an MA (1981) and an MFA (1987) from East Carolina University, both in painting. David also attended the Art Students' League in New York City (1978) and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (1974-75). His work has been in over 100 national juried exhibitions and solo shows, winning many awards, including five Best in Show awards in national juried competitions since 1990; it also appears in many public and private collections.