David Hadaway started his artistic career as an illustrator in the advertising industry.
He began to participate in group exhibitions, followed by his first one man show which sold out on opening day! He then proceeded to go into painting full time.
Due to his background in illustration he is completely comfortable in all mediums.
He is a perfectionist - always striving to capture the essence of his subject matter.
David’s style ranges from realistic to impressionistic.
This established and technically accomplished artist exhibits both local and international, with his wildlife landscape and figurative paintings gracing the homes of art collectors worldwide.
David has received commissions from major corporate companies such as South African Breweries, Standard Bank and Rand Merchant Bank.
David continues to explore and evolve as an artist with an extensive portfolio containing not only Africa's large cats, great tusked elephants and Big Five. Traveling extensively in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. He creates landscapes ranging from the Karoo, spectacular lavender fields of Franschoek, the rich waters of Hellshoogte (Stellenbosch), Waterberg, fly fishing in Dullstroom to the spectacular mountain ranges of the Drakensberg.
He has a genuine love for African wildlife and is dedicated in conserving our natural heritage.
David is the Co Author of Great Tuskers of Africa and David was a finalist in the David Shepard Wildlife Artists of the year 2017.