Dave Collins is a Denver-based artist and illustrator who paints the narrative art of figures, landscapes, portraits and animals, as well as adventure illustration and humor. He is an expert in human and animal anatomy for artists. Collins has been teaching figure drawing and painting, animal anatomy and drawing, and still-life and landscape painting full-time at RMCAD for fourteen years. His professional experience includes cartooning, advertising art and novelty design, as well as portraiture, still life and landscape painting, including paintings designed and executed for resorts in Nevada, Colorado and Florida. He exhibits with the Colorado Alliance of Illustrators, and in the past has shown work at Gallery 824 in the Santa Fe Art District of Denver, and various other galleries in Denver, Evergreen, CO, and New York City.