David Glen Larson's love affair with photography began when he received a Kodak Ektralite camera for his 10th birthday. Instead of dating or playing sports during his teen years, David spent most of his time in the studio, dark room, and classroom, where he worked as a teaching assistant for beginning and advanced photography classes.
He went on to study directing and screenwriting at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, and afterward had some success writing for film and television, becoming an active member of the Writer's Guild of America. But the power of the still image and the challenge of telling stories through the language of light ultimately drew David’s heart away from Hollywood, and so he returned his focus to documentary, portrait, and fine art photography full time.
David received Silver in the 2018 Paris Photo Prize for his City Tapestry Series, and honorable mentions in the 2017 International Photographer of the Year Competition and the 2017 Chromatic Awards, and his work has been included in exhibitions across the United States, Europe, and Asia. David currently lives and works in his native Los Angeles with an elderly vizsla named Sophie.
Film and Television Production, B.A. Track
2018 – CICA Museum, “Lines of Thought,” Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
2018 – Soho Photo Gallery, “National Competition,” New York, NY, USA
2018 – PH21 gallery, “Monochrome,” Budapest, Hungary
2018 – Site:Brooklyn Gallery, “Faces,” Brooklyn, NY, USA
2018 – Monmouth Museum, “Does it Match the Couch,” Lincroft, NJ, USA
2018 – Attleboro Arts Museum, “Three,” Attleboro, MA, USA
2018 – First Floor Gallery, Santa Clarita City Hall, “Donuts,” Valencia, CA, USA
2018 – A Smith Gallery, “Still Life,” Johnson City, TX, USA
2018 – St. Louis Artists’ Guild, “Clearly Human III,” St. Louis, MO, USA
2018 – A Smith Gallery, “Portraits,” Johnson City, TX, USA
2018 – Praxis Gallery, “Making Strange,” Minneapolis, MN, USA
2018 – A Smith Gallery, “Chairs,” Johnson City, TX, USA
Silver, Paris Photo Prize, Fine Art Category “City Tapestry Series,” 2018
Honorable Mention, Paris Photo Prize, Fine Art Category “Smoke Series,” 2018
Juror’s Honorable Mention, A Smith Gallery, “Chairs Exhibition, Juror S Gayle Stevens, 2018
Honorable Mention, International Photographer of the Year Competition, Fine Art Category, “Subject/Object Series,” 2017
Honorable Mention, Chromatic Awards, Photo Manipulation Category, 2017
Mark of Excellence, Leica “I Shot it” B&W photo contest, Judges Thorsten Overgaard and Birgit Krippner, 2017
Issue 53 (January, 2019), Creative Quarterly, A Journal of Art & Design
Los Angeles Art Association