David Vegt was born and raised in Vernon, British Columbia and currently lives a divided life between Chilliwack and ...
David Vegt was born in Vernon, British Columbia and currently lives a divided life between rural Chilliwack and East Vancouver. David is mostly influenced by historically renowned painters such as Eduard Manet, Ilya Repin and Rembrandt van Rijn.
David earned a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of the Fraser Valley and has studied with contemporary figurative artists Keita Morimoto, Odd Nerdrum, and Vincent Desiderio. He was presented with the Fine Art Faculty Choice Award, as well as the Jacob-Marco Scholarship of Fine Art. David was selected as a finalist in the Art Renewal Center Salon Competition in New York city for a painting of his two daughters, and was one of the top ten artists chosen to display work at the Representational Art Conference in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.
David has artwork in private collections internationally.