David Leffel has been honored by some of the nation’s most well respected organizations including Allied Artists of America, The National Academy of Design and The National Academy of Western Art. His work hangs in public and private galleries, and in collections across the United States. David returned to the Art Students League in 1972 and taught there for over 22 years. His has earned a reputation as a teacher who can communicate and teach extremely well. His enduring legacy is that he teaches his students how to “see,” a most critcial aspect of painting success in his view.
David Leffel is an artist’s artist of portraiture and still life. David now resides in the southwestern United States where he teaches at several workshops. His work has been featured in many shows and he has won numerous awards.