Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, David Acevedo is an abstract expressionist, Mixed Media artist living in SWFL since 2000. He has a B.F.A. in Visual Arts from the University of P.R. (1998). Acevedo was co-owner, director, curator and primary artist of daas Gallery in Fort Myers, FL from August 2008 to July 2012. He currently manages and operates The Union Artist Studios located in the Alliance for the Arts campus in Fort Myers, FL. He is the winner of the 2009 Lee County’s Angel of the Arts award as Visual Artist of the Year and a founding member of the Downtown Fort Myers Art Walk, which he helped coordinate from 2008 to 2012.
Acevedo was a sworn member of the City of Fort Myers Public Arts Committee from January to July of 2012. He is an arts contributing writer for TOTI Media Inc. which publishes important titles such as Gulf & Main, Times of the Islands, RSW Living and Bonita & Estero. His artwork has been exhibited and collected in many parts of the world including Scotland, Germany, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the United States.