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David Walega is a designer, artist and established photojournalist. Born and raised in Mattapoisett, David has contributed images to publications around the world and worked with both private and international aid organizations. Most recently, he exhibited his portfolio of black and white photographs spanning 25 years, “Tiny Poems Everywhere” at The Frederick Douglas Gallery (Gallery X), New Bedford, MA, September 2022.


As a photojournalist, David has travelled across the globe to document projects in Africa, El Salvador and Mexico to name a few. He has contributed photographs for Getty Images/Wire Images, publications and international aid organizations.

Walega has a personal connection to­ the south coast of Massachusetts . As a native of Mattapoisett, he grew up with a love for the natural and wild spaces of Buzzards Bay.


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projects/ publications
  • Paul & Bucky: A True Story of a Wild Friendship
    - childrens book illustrator
  • The Rattie Uprising
    - photographs and traveling exhibit
  • Recent Solo Exhibit 2022: Tiny Poems Everywhere
    The Frederick Douglas Gallery @ Gallery X, New Bedford, MA
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