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My wife Emily and I currently live in Mebane, NC with our son Evan. I am actively accepting commissions at this time. You may request work by contacting me at artisservant@gmail.com. I currently charge $200 for 11x14 drawings and $150 for 8x10s. I sell prints of my work for $25 for 11x14 and $15 for 8x10. I hope that you will enjoy the works here displayed, and that you will contact me with your comments at artisservant@gmail.com - January 5th, 2015

Monday, September 10, 2007


This drawing is another treasure from the past that I recently came across. I drew this image when I was still in Seminary, and it was drawn for the 4th Theology class that year, many of whom are now ordained priests. I depicted each of them as Apostles at the last supper, just after the washing of the feet. Jesus is portrayed praying his beautiful prayer to the Father (John 17). The seven lamps above the scene stand for the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, which will be poured out per Jesus' prayer upon His Apostles (His Priests). The dog in the foreground is a fun addition - it is actually a portrait of the Rector's dog (the Rector is essentially the president or chancellor of the seminary). Her presence symbolizes fidelity, and the vigilance that Jesus would instruct his disciples to observe later that fateful night. (Matthew 26:41)


  1. David I think your work is so beautiful and I am starting a NON Profit Foundation for children who have passed away. My Foundation will help the parents with a Memorial Stone. David I need something on my website that will show Jesus in the clouds with stairs coming down and he is at the top of the stairs and all children of different races are sitting on the stairs looking up at him and the children have wings on and halo's Do you think you would be able to do this for me to put on my home page on my websit???? GOD BLESS you if you can my site is www.buriedwithdignity.org and you can email me from there also! GOD BLESS your work David it is wonderful!!! Maryann C.

  2. Dear David,

    My copy is hanging framed in my rectory living room. I have no TV and so it is prominant.

    With my prayer,
    Fr. Kent Ouellette (Far left, seated with hands on the table - glad you drew me with no glasses.)



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The Vocation of the Artist

I firmly believe that art is meant to serve others, especially in lifting the hearts of people, through "ephiphanies of beauty," (John Paul II's letter to artists) to the contemplation and the glory of God. The artist participates in a unique way in the inspiration of the Creator of all things, and knows something of His joy in the act of creation, for "the act of creation is an act of love."(The Agony and the Ecstacy) This act is essentially bound up with the mystery of the Incarnation of Jesus, in which what had been invisible was made visible in His person, His life and work, and finally in His death and resurrection. The artist is exhorted by the very perception of his gift to its service. Art is not merely, nor should it ever be, a vehicle for selfish ends or cheap shock and awe, but it must seek to give joy to the lives of others. The artist is then in the end merely a servant of truth, beauty, and goodness, and his work must serve to convey these to a wider audience. "Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven." (Matthew 15-16)I believe that the artist finds in the lives of Jesus, and of His foster father Joseph, essential role models, especially in their hidden life at Nazareth. Though very little is handed down to us in the Gospels or in tradition illuminating this period in Jesus' life, I believe that this hidden, simple, carpenter's life of "working quietly" (2 Thessalonians 3:11) can be a model for all artists, in which delight is daily sought in the manifestation of beauty in wood, paint, charcoal, dance, the stage, and music. This is a life of humility, where the artist freely accepts that this world, including his own work, "will pass away," (Matt. 24:35) but what it points to never will. Obedience to inspiration, especially as it is inspired by God's Word (itself the revelatory self-expression of God) is the artist's highest calling. This new site is dedicated to this higher calling of the artist, to this challenge.

You will find included in this site examples of my own work, as well as links to other sites which
celebrate the arts, and especially challenge the artist to reach the fullness of his own abilities
in the service of something greater than him or his work. I hope that you will enjoy this site, and
take full advantage of its links, especially the Letter to Artists of our Holy Father (of beloved memory) John Paul II. Thank you for your comments and your consideration of this website.

David Myers