David Curtis

David Curtis

SF Bay area, CA



28 yrs of AE industry experience. Licensed residential designer since '07. Emphasis in museums, residential, art and music related projects.

Former short-listed public artist for the City of Las Vegas.

David was a project architect on two Guggenheim Museums in Nevada and design director on the Nevada State Museum during the programming and conceptual design phases.

David was a candidate for California Secretary of State in 2014.

He lives in the Lucas Valley with his partner and three children.



David Curtis, Lucas Valley, CA, US, Principal Designer

Licensed residential designer in Nevada since 2007. Studio relocated to SF Bay area, in 2011.

License 247-RD

Aug 2011 - current

Apparatus, Las Vegas, NV, US, Artist, Principal Designer

Art & design related works and presentation. Design and documentation.

Nov 2004 - Jul 2011

Paul Steelman Design Group, Las Vegas, NV, US, Design Director

Programming and schematic design on the Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve

Sep 2003 - Jul 2004

TSA of Nevada, the Stubbins Associates, Las Vegas, NV, US, Associate

TSA was the executive architect on the Guggenheim Las Vegas projects.
Team leader on the Guggenheim Hermitage and the Art of the Motorcycle exhibit.
Lead on the Metropolitan Hotel proposal design effort.
Participated in the Venetian phase 2 charrette.

Aug 2000 - Aug 2003


The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, Bachelors, Science, Architecture

Sep 1984 - Dec 1988

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, US, General Studies

Jan 1982 - Aug 1984


Pre-qualified Public Artist - City of Las Vegas, Other

Proposal for public art work at City Hall


NAIOP Merit Award, Award

Roussos Office Building for Carpenter Sellers architects


Jackpot Grant, Nevada Arts Council, Grant


Areas of Specialization 


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