David Broad maintains a studio in San Rafael, California where he paints watercolors in the impressionistic tradition featuring local and foreign landscapes. His techniques are many and diverse. He studied at the Maryland Institute of Art and Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating he began his career as an Illustrator/Designer from 1950 until retiring in 1996 to devote all of his time to painting. His paintings have received many awards and one was selected as a finalist out of 14,000 entries by Artist's magazine. Another painting was included in Splash 9 published by North Light Books. Dave is active in the watercolor artist's community as a Master Signature member in the California Watercolor Association, Signature member of Marin Society of Artists, Juried member of Watercolor West and Participating member of the Marin County Watercolor Society.