David Brayne studied at Nottingham School of Art, Gloucestershire College of Art and Exeter University. His work has been exhibited widely, both in mixed and one-man shows.
David has contributed work annually to the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, the Laing Landscape Competition, the Royal West of England Academy and the Millfield Open, in which he has been a prize-winner three times. He has also won prizes in the Laing Open, Hunting Prize and 21st Century Watercolour Competition and first prize at the National Open Art Competition. He was elected a member of the Royal Watercolour Society in 2001. He was the Featured Artist in the RWS Spring Show 2009.