An American Artist
Daven is a representational artist whose work is inspired by the people and scenes he sees as he travels the world.
Daven’s work is in the permanent collections of nine US Museums, the United States Naval Academy, the United States Coast Guard and countless private and foundation collections.
He has exhibited world-wide and won many awards. He is the current Executive Director of the Missouri Watercolor Society and the former Managing Director of the American Society of Marine Artists. He has taught art on the college level and teaches watercolor and oil painting in workshops and weekly in his studio.
Daven is a member of the prestigious SALMAGUNDI CLUB in New York City. The Club was founded in 1871 and is the oldest arts club in the US.
His work can be regularly seen in the American Art Review. He is represented by McCaughen & Burr, the oldest gallery (1840) in the United States.