|About the Artist:
David Darcy was born in 1972 in the Blue Mountains township of Springwood, west of Sydney. He was taught the fundamentals of photography by his father Terence at an early age, and by 16 had won the NSW junior Top Shot Award. At 17 Davids work was being accepted into national photographic exhibitions and he was winning professional photographic competitions.
In 1999, David combined his talent for photography with his yearning for travel and his devotion to his dogs and became one of Australia’s leading author-photographers. His books Mongrel Country (2001), Outback Mongrel (2003) and Little Mongrels (2005), published in Australia and the United States, were bestselling titles and his work received international recognition.
David forth book is his first self publication. "A Little Help for our Friends" (2009) a tribute to street dogs.
David has traveled extensively through-out Australia and parts of the world for the past nine years searching out dogs for his unique style of photography. He has worked on photographic assignments in Australia, Cambodia, China, England, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan and the United States.
David’s work appears in newspapers, magazines, calendars, books, cards, advertising posters and billboards both nationally and internationally and David and his beloved dogs have featured on several television programs. His limited edition photographs are in private collections worldwide.