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David Butler

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Upper School
Fine Arts Department Chair; Art

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B.S., Art Education, Mississippi College
M.Ed., Art Education, Memphis College of Art

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David Butler teaches Drawing, Watercolor, Acrylic, Ceramics, Art III, AP Drawing and AP 3D.
 An ECS alumnus graduating in 1997, David attended Mississippi College to study art and run cross country. Earning his degree in Art Education, he returned to ECS to teach art in the upper school in 2001. In addition to teaching art, David is ECS Artist in Residence and Fine Arts Department Chair.

David has been married to Hillary, also a professional painter, since 2007. The Butlers have one son, Cedar, who was born September 2015. They attend Independent Presbyterian Church where David serves as a deacon.

When his responsibilities at ECS are done for the day David creates watercolors of his favorite Memphis locations. His work can be found at Davidbutlerart.bigcartel.com