DaveL (Dave Lavernia) is a South Florida muralist, painter and tropical street artist with many (if not all) of his pieces inspired by the vibrant florals, marine life and land animals around him.


He has been featured in many publications including Air France in-flight magazine, Miami Herald and Miami New Times.  DaveL has also appeared on DIY Channel (Vanilla Ice Project), WLRN-Miami, Deco Drive and Telemundo. He has worked with a variety clients and partners including, Lululemon, 1 Hotel South Beach, Kevin Barry Fine Art, among others. His pieces can be found throughout Florida and the Florida Keys and to the northeast of the country and abroad. 

DaveL works with a variety of media, including acrylic, oil, spray paint, oil pastels and mixed media. He has created on small to large scale multiple story walls, floor murals, canvas, apparel, surf boards, and on paper. 

When not painting, DaveL spends his time with his family and friends, researching and participating in conservation efforts, and trying to get in the ocean as much as possible. 

DaveL lives in Miami, FL with his wife. 


Photo: Private Residence Interior Bird of Paradise Wall Mural, 2020.