David Guinn

David GuinnDavid Guinn is an artist based in Philadelphia PA. A graduate of Columbia University in New York City, he was originally trained as an architect. Since 1998 David has painted over 35 murals throughout Philadelphia and other cities worldwide including Amman Jordan, Montreal, Quebec, New York, Washington DC, and Chicago. His work has been noted in books, newspapers, magazines, on television, and radio, including, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Spin Magazine, La Presse, Montréal, and WHYY TV Philadelphia. His smaller scale paintings have been shown in galleries and museums including The Fabric Workshop and Museum (Philadelphia PA), and Woodmere Art Museum (Philadelphia PA), The Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design, and The Rosenwald-wolf Gallery at University of the Arts (Philadelphia PA). He is the recipient of numerous awards and grants including an being a finalist for theDavid Guinn prestigious Knight Arts Challenge 2013, a finalist for the Pew Foundation fellowship in the Arts 2012, and being awarded an Independence Foundation Fellowship and a Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Fellowship in the Arts. In 2012, David founded Freewall, an outdoor space at 1214 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, dedicated to promoting innovative mural art.

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