David Goatley


David is one of Canada's leading portrait painters. Born in London, England, and trained at the Camberwell School of Art he currently lives in Shawnigan Lake. He has completed over 350 commissions across Canada, the USA and the UK.

His subjects have included HRH The Duke of York (Prince Andrew); Prime Minister The Right Hon. Kim Campbell and Speaker Gilbert Parent, three Lt. Governors of BC, Premier Gordon Campbell, Chief Justice Chris Hinkson, Judge Douglas Woodlock for the US District Court in Boston, The Sheriff of London, Presidents and Chancellors of Universities and Chairs of Boards, philanthropists, noted members of the arts community, and families.

He has also painted large scale works for churches, private homes and public spaces, including 'Letters from the Front' on the Post Office in Chemainus.


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