David Kassan

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25, 1977
Little Rock, AR
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25, 1977 (age 45)
Little Rock, AR


Painter and artist who is known for his portrait works in oil. He is known for having been awarded the Gold Medal of Honor from the Allied Artists of America in 2017 and is known for both his solo and group exhibitions in galleries from New York to London to India. He shares his works through Instagram for his over 290,000 followers. 

Before Fame

He earned his BFA from Syracuse University and went on to study at the National Academy in 2001. In 2003, he attended the British Institute of Florence and in 2007 graduated from the Art Students League of New York. His first major solo exhibition occurred in 2005 at the Louise & Bernard Palitz Gallery in New York. 


He and his artworks have been featured in several news outlets including The Times of London for his participation in the BP Portrait Prize as well as in the Philadelphia Daily News in June of 2015. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Little Rock and often shares photos with his girlfriend and fellow artist Shana Levenson. 

Associated With

Bradley Walker Tomlin and Tom Lovell are fellow painters who also attended Syracuse University