David A. Aguilar

Author, Artist & Enrichment Lecturer

David A. Aguilar is a naturalist, astronomer, author and space artist. His expertise lies in presenting the fascinating connections between the universe and ourselves.

He is the award-winning author and illustrator of seven National Geographic books including "ALIEN WORLDS";  "13 PLANETS";  and "SPACE ENCYCLOPEDIA". His next book, "COSMIC CATASTROPHES" will be published by Random House in June 2016. 

"Chesley Bonestel: A Brush With The Future" premiers at Newport Beach Film Festival April 26-29


David appears onscreen in this comprehensive look at the fascinating work & life of the "father of space art" Chesley Bonestell. David reached out to Chesley in the late 70s and visited Chesley at his art studio in Carmel, CA. He shares several memories of the man and his work, and attributes much of his interest in space art to Chesley. Please visit the "Events" section for a full list of upcoming screenings of this wonderful documentary - not to be missed!!

 

 

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