David Palumbo is a Philadelphia based painter known primarily for fantasy and horror genre illustration. His work is characterized by dark themes and moody atmosphere with a traditional painterly technique.
A graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, he began his career showing in galleries in 2003 but his primary focus has long been centered on illustration. Some of his best known projects include Aliens covers for Dark Horse Comics, artwork for Magic the Gathering, and several illustrated novels such as Stephen King’s “Salem’s Lot” and George R.R. Martin’s “Nightflyers.” His images have won numerous honors including multiple Spectrum medals and a Chesley Award and have been featured in exhibits from New York to Paris.