Born in Cincinnati, 1936. Married in 1960 to Mary Ellen Brown. Four children: Catherine, Martha, Sarah, and John.
S. Francis de Sales Grade School and Purcell High School in Cincinnati.
Art Academy of Cincinnati, 1955-1958; drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture. Recipient of the Stephen H. Wilder Fellowship.
Yale-Nolfolk Summer School of Art in Connecticut, 1956; painting, photography, printmaking.
S. John University in Minnesota, 1954, 1958-1959; American literature, liturgy, philosophy, theology.
Mt. S. Mary Seminary in Cincinnati, 1973-1977; liturgy, ministry scripture, theology.
United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1959-1964.
Worked with William Schickel, Designer in Loveland, 1955-1964 and with Tweddell, Wheeler, Strickland and Beumer, Architects in Cincinnati from 1964 to 1965.
Established DAVID CAMELE, DESIGNER in 1965.
226: Self portrait, 1959; pencil
drawing, 10.5” X 6”.
260: Portrait of the designer by
Howard Wells, 2001.