David Smalley has been creating sculpture for over five decades. Most of his works are in the medium of direct welded metal, stainless steel, bronze and aluminium. Many of them are kinetic, and his most recent works are in the medium of laminated wood
He has had over 50 solo, two-person and invitational shows in the United States, England and Japan.
Smalley is represented by galleries in Connecticut, New York and Florida and maintains studios in Connecticut and Florida.