Davidson, N.C.  

Exhibits and awards


Sidewalk Signal

"Sidewalk Signal" (above, $200) and "Palace Memory, Beijing" (below, $130) were among the items sold at a fund-raising auction for Creative Art Exchange, Cornelius, N.C., May 2007.

Palace Memory, Beijing


Current shows

Through Sept. 14, 36th Annual Members Exhibition, The Light Factory, Charlotte, N.C. My photograph "Shanghai Underground" is included.

Opening Sept. 8, "David Boraks photographs," at Cornelius Arts Center/Creative Art Exchange, Cornelius, N.C. This show will explore the artistic and documentary sides of photography, and will include images from my current project - a series of photos shot with a mobile phone camera.

Forthcoming: 2009 Images of Hometowns Calendar, to be published fall 2008 as a fund-raiser for the Hammers home repair program of the Davidson Housing Coalition. An exhibit of winning works is planned. Two of my works were selected, "March Madness on Main Street," and "DCPC at Dusk."


2008 Art on the Green Festival, Davidson, N.C. - Exhibitors were chosen for this show by juror Ce Scott of the McColl Center, Charlotte, N.C.

DAVID BORAKS : Photographs and prints - one-person show of recent work, upstairs at Summit Coffee, 128 S. Main St., Davidson, N.C., February 2008.

2008 HAMMERS "Images of Home" calendar, two images selected: "Deer Harbor Doorway," color photograph image for June; and "Winter Moon," woodcut , image for December. The calendar is a fund-raiser for Davidson Housing Coalition's emergency home repair program.


OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER -   "David Boraks: photographs and prints," Davidson Town Hall rotunda gallery - Photographs and block prints.

"Lake Norman Postcards," a group exhibit of winning entries from the Lake Norman Art League Spring Show (see below), Christa Faut Gallery, Cornelius, N.C., July; also seen at Cornelius Town Hall, June.

Creative Art Exchange, Cornelius, N.C. Two photographs sold at auction, "Sidewalk Signal" and "Palace Memory, Beijing"

Mooresville Artist Guild spring show, Mooresville Artist Guild Depot Gallery, Mooresville, N.C., third-place “Speedball Award” for woodblock print “Salt.”

2007 Members Pin-Up Show, The Light Factory, Charlotte, N.C.

“Postcard Project,” the Lake Norman Art League spring exhibit, Lake Norman Art League temporary gallery, 108 S. Main St., Davidson, N.C., honorable mention for black-and-white photograph, “Chambers Hall, Davidson College.” Also, two works selected for publication in the Art League’s series of 12 art postcards: photograph “Chambers Hall” and woodblock print “Summit Coffee.”


Lake Norman Art League Fall Show, Wooden Stone Gallery, Davidson, N.C.  First place in “Other 2-dimensional work” category for photograph “Sidewalk Signal, Beijing”

“Images of Home,” Wooden Stone Gallery, Davidson, N.C., exhibit of winning entries for 2007 “Images of Home” calendar, published by Davidson Housing Coalition/HAMMERS, Davidson, N.C. Photograph “Walking Home from School” selected for calendar.


Group show of photographs from Asia, Davidson College.


“Architecture,” self-organized one-day show of photographs, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Conn.


Artist of the month, one-person show of photographs, Silas Bronson Library, Waterbury, Conn.