|Birth place or City of origin:||Los Angeles|
|State of origin:||CA|
|Last known City:||Graeagle|
|Last known State:||CA|
David Halbach is a gradutate of Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, and prior to becoming a member of the CAA in 1985 he worked on the Disney film Lady and the Tramp and taught art for the Los Angeles Unified School District.
David has received many honors throughout his career, including the “Western Heritage Award” from the Favell Museum of Kalamath Falls, Oregon; a National Cowboy Hall of Fame Silver medal for his watercolor Story Teller and the “Purchase Award” at the Buffalo Bill Historical Museum in Cody, Wyoming.
In 1995 David was contacted by National Geographic to help complete a film project for children. In the summer of 2004, the U S Embassy asked to show one of David’s paintings in Mongolia with the “Arts in the Embassies Program.”
Over the past twenty years David has won the CAA Gold and Silver Medals numerous times.
Bio from Cowboy Artists of America Collector’s Handbook