Featured Artist - David Ladley
Our first Featured Artist for 2020 was David Ladley, whose work was on display in the new Art West Community Gallery during February and March 2020. During the exhibition, David's work was highly admired and a number of his masterful artworks found new homes.
If you would like some more information regarding David's artworks please contact the gallery at
David Ladley, an artist with thirty years experience, is a Founding Member of Art West Community Gallery.
After completing a business career as creative director of a major advertising agency, now concentrates solely on painting. Has painted in USA, England, New Zealand and of course Australia. A former President of Royal Queensland Art Society Gold Coast. Has held numerous solo exhibitions with many paintings now in private collections. If you have a favorite landscape then David can paint it for you
Many of his paintings have won competition prizes, most recently -
RQAS March 2016 Theme Winner; RQAS 2016 People's Choice Award August & September; RQAS People's Choice Award 2016;
d'Arcy Doyle 2nd Prize Oil Landscape2016; RQAS GC ist prize Landscape Oil Big Art 2017; Muwillumbah Show 1st Prize Landscape Oil 2017; RQAS Brisbane People's Choice Award 2017; Royal Brisbane Hospital Award 1st Prize 2017; Brookfield Show 1st Prize Oils 2018; RQAS Overall Winner June 2018; Lions Art Show Highly Commended 2018; RQAS Brisbane Annual Art Competition 1st Prize oil 2018; d'Arcy Doyle 1st Prize Oils 2018.