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West Hawaii Today (Kailua Kona, Hawaii)
“Oil Paint and Wood” “Artist D” K”G. Creates brilliance with bare essentials”

March 2012
KeOla Magazine (Kailua Kona, Hawaii)
“Burning Spirit” by Karen Valentine June

Kona Views (Kailua Kona, Hawaii)
“Cover Artist” Kuhiko Hula” September, 2003

Numerous Articles written in Japan, in Japanese in Tokyo, Nagoya, Sendai, Fukuoka, and Osaka, Japan from 1990 to 1995 and 200 to 2003.

Numerous Articles under the DeSoto workshop Museum Group show exhibitions Internationally and Nationwide – 1983-2015

**** Berkeley Monthly (Berkeley, California)
“Bay Area Artist and Environmental David (Maes) Gallegos Portrays the Beauty of Nature in Order to Save It.” December 18, 1986

Pacific Sun (Mill Valley)
“Contemporary Spiritual Themes” by Roberts Floden, “Nature is the religion of the American Indian. Maes Gallegos has always painted nature…All of his work comes from the memory of the emotion that it evokes.” Week of December 12-18, 1986

The Daily Californian (Berkeley)
“New Images of Faith by David Maes Gallegos at the Judah L. Magnes Museum”
by Lisa Gramlich, December 12, 1986

East Bay Arts Magazine (Oakland)
“On Exhibit” by Chiori Santiago
“David Maes Gallegos, Charlene Touchette are the American Indian Artist on Exhibit at the Judah L. Magnes Museum,” November 1986

The Northern California Jewish Bulletin
“Magnes Opens Three Shows” “The International forum on Art and Architecture for Religion” David Maes Gallegos Wins the prize…. by Earl Raab, October 10, 1986

WestArt (Auburn)
“Contemporary Religious Art Competition Range from Spiritual Paintings by
David Maes Gallegos to Altar of All Faiths by Lois Anderson.” October 10, 1986

“The San Francisco Examiner”
“Bay Area Artists Find Inspiration in Their Backyard” By Al Morch
“What interested me were works by emerging artists, especially those who transform the mundane into magic. Among them I discovered the twilight divided highways of David Maes Gallegos.” Saturday, July 5, 1986

“The San Francisco Chronicle, Image Magazine”
“The Bay Area Scene” Review – Thomas Albright
“Canvassing the Local Scene – 100 Bay Area Artists Paint the Local Scene, Hall of Flowers, July Review – Three out of Nine Paragraphs on David (Maes) Gallegos 5 – July 13, 1986

Marin Messenger (Mill Valley)
“A Reverence for Nature, David Gallegos Exhibits in Mill Valley” by Amy Rosenthal Cohn Photo – David Gallegos and his pug in front of painting,
September 12, 1984

West Art (Auburn)
“David Gallegos has Art for Peach Exhibit at the Redding Museum and Art Center, Redding, California.”
Photo – No Defense against nuclear weapons – Chicago Night 198?
Lithograph – Flamingo Club by David Gallegos, September 18, 1983

The San Francisco Chronicle/Art
“The Mask Power and Pageantry” by Thomas Albright
“The likeness and feeling of animation of Maes Gallegos’ Pug Sculptures was so striking I began to wonder about the authenticity of the faces of at least the first half dozen people I passed afterward.” September 15, 1983

The San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook – Art Museums
“Gallegos’ Sky’ is the “Transitions’ Show at the Mexican Museum Fort Mason”
Photo – Sky Series #12, July 30, 1983

Oakland Tribune
San Mateo Times Art Section
“Ambience of the Studio, David Galleys at Marshall Meyers Gallery San Francisco”
Photo – The Windmill Club by David Gallegos, December 16, 1981

Contra Costa Times:
Richmond Art Center “A Study in Contrasts of Valley Art” Photo – Ray’s Corner –
Crockett Series by David Gallegos, “Gallegos classical work evokes calm…His work might fit a new American luminist mold…like his forbears, he points form in terms of the light that hits it…Gallegos inspires tranquility.”……….. October 9, 1980

Napa Valley Register: 1982, 1989, 1996, 2,000, 2003, 2010 – 2011 Exhibitions at The RMW

Contra Costa Times
Richmond art Center “Reception Preview Opens Exhibit” Photo C & H Factory
Crockett Series by David Gallegos, September 3, 1980

October 14, 1979
Art week (Richmond, California) “6 W/C6” The Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California
“The Watercolor Tradition and Fancy” by Cathy Curtis, “This artist pursues a clearly articulated vision. Gallegos’ Crockett Series has the crispness of objects seen in clear air and extremely bright light. His approach seems to be based on subtle transformations of basic forms perceived in a specific atmosphere – a series exploration of the workings of realism.” October 20, 1979, #34
Contra Costs Times, Sunday Magazine: “6W/C 6” at the Richmond Art Center, California:
“Six Aspiring Watercolorists by Cathy Curtis, “Light and air are Gallegos’ true subjects…One painting is of a stretch of highway covered with a thin film of water, it makes you realize the rewards of close, selective observation.”

The San Francisco Chronicle
“Yearly Exhibit Getting Better –David (Maes) Gallegos – Introductions 78” by Thomas Albright, July 11, 1978

Reno Gazette Journal (Reno, Nevada) Review by Velda Morby
“Maes Gallegos Returns to Paint Nevada with Exuberance”

Las Vegas Review-Journal (Las Vegas, Nevada) A. D. Hopkins
“David Maes Gallegos Shows Vegas With Impact at First Glance. (University of Nevada Contemporary Art Museum) He Captures the Beauty of Vegas That is History” (Full seven-page Color Reproduction Review by A. D. Hopkins)

West Hawaii Today: Reviews: 1986, 1996, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Hilo-Hawaii Tribune, 2003, 2004, 2007,
Kona Views Magazine, 2001 – Five Page Article by Tovi Geffen
KeOla Magazine – 2012 – Seven Page Article by Karen Valentine PhD

The New York Times
“What’s Doing in Berkeley Museums. The IFRAA International Competition Features Work by American Indian Artists: David Maes Gallegos, Charlene Touchette, Steven Kaltenbach and others. Through January 4 at the Judah L. Magnes Museum, Sunday, November 9, 1986

From 1991 to 1995 and 2000 to 2003
Over 30 Museum and Magazine Review / Articles – In Zephyr Cove Publishing’s Archives
Over 7 Museum Catalogs.

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