David Karfunkle (1880–1959) was an American artist. He is known for his mural, "Exploitation of Labor and Hoarding of Wealth", painted in 1936 at the Harlem Courthouse.
He was born in Vienna.
He studied later than Ludwig von Herterich, and Antoine Bourdelle.
He studied at the National Academy of Design, with William Glackens.
In 1911, he showed at the Salmagundi Club.
In 1916, he had a organization exhibition at the Strauss Gallery.
He was a zealot of the Federal Art Project.