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Welcome to the world of Dave Howard

An award winning author and illustrator, each of Uncle Dave’s books are beautifully engaging and encouraging lessons to help kids with day to day challenges.

Uncle Dave’s Studio is a great place to find gifts but also to learn pottery, learn stained glass techniques and so much more. All sorts of reasons to stop by … Scouts come in to earn their art badges, kids learn to create their own books, celebrate birthday parties, date night art activities even hold bridal shower events

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Meet Uncle Dave

Learn more about Uncle Dave, his passion for art and children’s literature and his amazing journey. Encouraging kids to be creative is one of the most important things to him. Kids are very responsive to his kind and patient teaching style. 

Uncle Dave can be available for speaking engagements on anti-bullying and living with Autism. Both of these Uncle Dave struggled with but found his love of art and writing books his strength to handle these challenges.


Browse Uncle Dave's library of beautifully illustrated children's books


Sign-up for classes offered at Uncle Dave's shop in New Kensington PA

Group Events

Upcoming group events and workshops by Uncle Dave


Read over the description of each class offered. Its takes a minute but please review our policies on make-up and cancellations. You must register online or at our shop for the class you want before the deadline as long as seat are available so you can be sure to get a seat.

If classes have already started and you still wish to enroll in a class, please call the studio 724-833-1289 or e-mail the studio, via our contact page to see if we can fit you in.

Private lessons are offered. Call to set up an appointment if you’re  interested.

Readers Favorite Award, Uncle Daves Books and Art,

Readers' Favorite - Five Stars

International Book Awards, Uncle Daves Books and Art,

International Book Awards Winner

USA Best Books Award

Moms Choice Award, Uncle Daves Books and Art,

Mom's Choice Award

triblive 2020

Allegheny County TribLive Award

Customer Reviews

Flutter Flutter Hop Hop reviewed by Lindsey Just read this with my son. We loved it!

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Absolutely loved this book! Very encouraging story for little and big ones alike
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