David Underwood is the Art Director and a co-founder of Sapling Grove Press. He is the juror and editor of our 3rd publication, Rich Community: An Anthology of Appalachian Photographers. He is also the artist/author of our 4th publication, the small-scale portfolio book, Image-Text Mixed-Media Artworks By David Underwood.

Underwood is an artist and photographer with work included in the permanent collections of 15 museums and a record of more than 140 solo and group exhibitions. He is a Professor of Art, the Director of Exhibitions, and a former Chairperson of the Art Department at Carson-Newman University in Tennessee (institutional member, NASAD), where he has taught art & photography since 1990. David Underwood's personal work can be seen on his web site: www.underwoodartworks.com.