David F. Alexick, PhD

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Christopher Newport University
Location:  Newport News, Virginia, United States





  • Alexick Family Scholarship for Art Students, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA (founder, donor, 1996)
  • American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults (donor)
  • American Indian Tribes (donor)
  • Blinded Veterans Association (donor)
  • Christopher Newport University (Professor Emeritus, Department of Fine Arts and Art History, 1980-2007)
  • College Art Association of America, Inc. (CAA)
  • Help Heal Veterans (HEAL VETS) (donor)
  • Kids Wish Network (donor)
  • Life Long Learning Society (instructor)
  • Longwood College, Laboratory School (Director of Art) (educator, art, ceramics and crafts)
  • Lynchburg Training School and Hospital, Lynchburg VA (working with the developmentally challenged, art classes, swimming, recreation and physical education)
  • Newport News Women’s Club Art Exhibit for Local High School Students (judge)
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Richmond Professional Institute of the College of William and Mary
  • Joseph’s Indian School (donor)
  • Labre Indian School, Ashland, MT (donor)
  • UNICEF (donor)
  • Virginia Art Education Association (VAEA) (extended board member, 2004-2005)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2021)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2020)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Art,” Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2007)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Education,” Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2007)
  • Honoree, Virginia Higher Education Art Educator, Virginia Art Education Association (2001-2002)
  • Doctoral Dissertation, Development and Testing of Institutionalized, Developmentally Challenged Children, Pennsylvania State University (1976)
  • Fellowship and Teaching Assistantship, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (1965)
  • In Collaboration with guest lecturer Dr. Theodore Reiff, MD, student artwork displays at Christopher Newport University, exhibiting medical crimes of the Nazis, The Holocaust Memorial Group
  • Best in Show Award in Central Virginia Exhibition at the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center

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