All Press Releases for April 12, 2019

David P. Curtis Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Curtis has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the art industry

David P. Curtis authored "Field Notes: A Practical Guide to Oil Painting Outdoors" and "Highlights & Accents: En Plein Air 2000-2019 – The Collected Letters of David P. Curtis."

    GLOUCESTER, MA, April 12, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present David P. Curtis with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Curtis celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

For 45 years, Mr. Curtis has excelled in the arts, working as an instructor for Curtis Plein Air and providing Sight & Insight workshops alongside another industry scholar, Lorwen C. Nagle. Earlier in his career, he served with the United States National Guard and became proprietor of Wind 'N' Water Art Gallery. Over the years, he gained valuable expertise in the field as a gallery manager for The Guild of Boston Artists and as an art instructor with the North Yorkshire County Council. Throughout his life, he has been honored to have his work featured at exhibitions with Hammer Galleries, the Francesca Anderson Gallery, the Ruthven Gallery and the St. Botolph Club. Additionally, Mr. Curtis has authored "Field Notes: A Practical Guide to Oil Painting Outdoors" and "Highlights & Accents: En Plein Air 2000-2019 – The Collected Letters of David P. Curtis."

An expert in his field, Mr. Curtis was privileged to study at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University in Boston and the Vesper George School of Art in Boston, as well as under R.H. Ives Gammell and Robert Douglas Hunter. In order to remain abreast of changes in the field, he affiliated himself with the Rockport Art Association and the Arts and Crafts Association of Meriden. Through these organizations, he has won a plethora of awards, including the Lazare Barth Memorial Award, the Annie I. McCarthy Memorial Award, the Frank S. Raphael Award, the Robert W. Clark Popular Award, the Copley Artist Award and the Copley Master Award, among others. Due to his outstanding work, he also won a President's Award from the American Artists Professional League, a Best in Oil Award from the Annisquam Art Association and an honor through The Guild of Boston Artists. Looking toward the future, Mr. Curtis intends to experience the continued success of his career.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Curtis has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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