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.
David has received commissions from major corporate companies such as South African Breweries, Standard Bank and Rand Merchant Bank.
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.
He has a genuine love for African wildlife and is dedicated in conserving our natural heritage. 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 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.
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.