You Saw it on Hardcore Pawn: Dave Santia Speed Painter

by / Wednesday, 07 August 2013 / Published in Detroit Love, from Staff


On a recent episode of Hardcore Pawn, Dave Santia painted a complete portrait of Les Gold to the amazement of Seth and Ashley. Dave Santia is a premier speed painter from Metro Detroit Area, he paints portraits of well known sports and  He helps charities raise money by performing live and auctioning them. Since 2011 he has helped multiple charities raise over $150,000.00. He can be reached at or

The one-of-a-kind portrait, available for sale, can be seen at