Born 1973 in Exeter, UK.
David lives and works in London, UK.

 

Qualifications and training

2001–2002 Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art. Cyprus College of Art, Lemba, Cyprus

1998–2000 MA Fine Art. Canterbury Christ Church University

1994–1997 BA (Hons) Fine Art. School of Art, Aberystwyth University

1992–1993 Foundation Course in Art and Design. Hastings College of Art

 

Selected solo exhibitions

2017 The Back of Us Is a Mountain. Class Room, Coventry

2014 Freedom Street. Royal Over–Seas League, London

2014 Green Gives Way to Gold. A.P.T. Gallery, London

2013 Fragmentarium. dalla Rosa Gallery, London

2012 Tourist Smoking Room. Transition Gallery, London

2010 Oaxaca Stadium. Arch Gallery, London

2008 New Works on Paper. Osokool Gallery, London

2004 Cyprus Paintings. First Floor Gallery, Yerevan, Armenia

 

Two–person exhibitions

2016   After the Primitives: Emily Speed and David Webb. dalla Rosa Gallery, London

2014 Hinterland: Rachel Busby and David Webb. Exeter Phoenix, Exeter

2014 Necessary Monsters: Lee Grandjean and David Webb. University of Greenwich Galleries, London

 

Selected group exhibitions

2017 Counterpoints. Eagle Gallery, London

2017 Cabbages and Kings. Maddox Arts, London

2017 A5xn. dalla Rosa Gallery, London

2015 Multiplied. dalla Rosa Gallery, Christie’s, London

2015 Conference of the Birds. i’klectik, London

2015 Carta. dalla Rosa Gallery, London

2015 Twentieth. A.P.T. Gallery, London

2015 Hommage and Transcription. Kapil Jariwala, London

2015 A Promised Land. St. Anne’s Galleries; Sarah O’Kane Fine Art, Lewes

2015 Contemporary British Abstraction. Container Gallery, London

2014 Panel Paintings II. Eagle Gallery, London

2014 Summer Saloon. Lion and Lamb, London; Caroline Wiseman Modern & Contemporary, Suffolk

2014 Infinity : One. dalla Rosa Gallery, London

2014 GB/Switch/NL. Pulchri, The Hague

2014 Paper Games. Highgate Literary and Scientific Institute, London

2013 Atomic. Alli Sharma, London

2013 Chromatology. Cornaro Institute, Larnaca, Cyprus

2013 Without An Edge There Would Be No Middle. Pluspace, Coventry

2013 Other Objects. Lion and Lamb, London

2013 8 Minutes From Here. Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London

2013 Panel Paintings. Eagle Gallery, London

2013 10 Years Too Late. Institut Fur Alles Mogliche, Berlin

2012 The Perfect Nude. Curated by Phil Allen and Dan Coombs. Charlie Smith London

2012 Summer Exhibition. Royal Academy of Arts, London

2010–11 Fade Away. Transition Gallery, London; Gallery North, Newcastle Upon Tyne

2010 Exeter Contemporary Open. Selectors incl. Cathy Lomax, Domo Baal. Exeter Phoenix, Exeter

2010 Fwd: Drawing. Galleri Se Konst, Falun, Sweden

2010 Lyn Painter-Stainers Prize. Painters Hall, London

2010 Ray Lowry: London Calling. Idea Generation Gallery, London

2009 100×100. Parker’s Box, Brooklyn

2009 There and Everywhere. Transition Gallery, London

2009 South East. Curated by Clyde Hopkins and Stephen Lewis. A.P.T. Gallery, London

2009 Jerwood Contemporary Painters. Jerwood Space, London; Project Space Leeds

2008 Small is Beautiful XXVI. Flowers East, London

2008 Jerwood Drawing Prize. Jerwood Space, London; Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery

2008 The Painting Room. Transition Gallery, London

2007 Triangle 25 Alumni Exhibition. DUMBO Arts Festival, New York City

2007 Bounty – A Case of Preposterous Optimism. A.P.T. Gallery, London

2007 Building Picturing. The Painting Center, New York City

2007 Four Cornered Universe. The Foundry, London

2006 From the Medway to the Med. Horsebridge Arts Centre, Whitstable

2006 Thread (curator). A.P.T. Gallery, London

2006 Terra Incognita. Atelier Wilhelmina Gasthuisterrein, Amsterdam

2005 Re–escape – Artists from London and Berlin. Bucanearo, Hamburg

2005 BP Portrait Award. National Portrait Gallery, London; Scottish National Portrait Gallery

2004 re:project. Access Gallery, Vancouver

2004 Fourth International Biennial. Gyumri Centre for Contemporary Art, Armenia

2004 Painters. Long and Ryle, London

2003 Common Fields. Studio Voltaire, London

2002 Gallery Artists. Opus 39 Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus

2002 CCA Show. Morfi Gallery, Limassol, Cyprus

2001 Ida Branson Memorial Bequest Exhibition. Atkinson Gallery, Millfield

2000 Hung, Drawn and Quartered. Phoenix Gallery, Brighton

1998 Tabernacle Prize. MOMA Wales

1997 Wales Drawing Biennale. Aberystwyth Arts Centre; Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Cardiff

 

Residencies

2012 Vermont Studio Center (full fellowship), Johnson, Vermont

2008 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York

2007 The MacDowell Colony (Fellow), Peterborough, New Hampshire

2006 Triangle Arts Association Artists’ Workshop, Brooklyn, New York.

1999 Painting Summer School, Cyprus College of Art, Lemba, Cyprus

 

Awards

2011 The Gihon River Collective Fellowship Award

2009 Jerwood Contemporary Painters award winner

2007 The David & Rosamond Putnam Transportation Fund Travel Grant

2007 Arts Council England Group exhibition

2002–2003 Florence Trust Residency award

 

Bibliography and selected catalogues

2016   Cabbages and Kings, Cuillin Bantock. Art in Perpetuity Trust, London. ISBN: 978-0-9931685-3-6

2014 Necessary Monsters, Veronica Sekules. University of Greenwich Galleries, London. Catalogue

2011 500 Portraits: BP Portrait Award, Sandy Nairne. National Portrait Gallery Publications, London. ISBN: 978-1855145702

2011 About Painting, Barry Schwabsky. Transition Editions, London. ISBN: 978-0-9568814-0-3

2011 Invaluable, Victoria Rance and Sheila Vollmer. A.P.T., London. Catalogue. ISBN: 978-0-9555666-6-0

2009 Jerwood Contemporary Painters 2009; Phillip Allen, Mali Morris and Alexis Harding. Catalogue. ISBN: 978-0956357069

2008 Jerwood Drawing Prize 2008, Prof. Anita Taylor and John McDonald. Catalogue. ISBN: 978-0-9556646-7-0

2007 Bounty – A Case of Preposterous Optimism, Andrew Lambert. A.P.T. Gallery, London. Catalogue. ISBN: 978-0955566615

2005 BP Portrait Award 2005, Philip Hensher. National Portrait Gallery Publications. Catalogue. ISBN: 978-1855143654

2004 Gyumri Fourth International Biennial. Gyumri Centre of Contemporary Art, Armenia. Catalogue

 

Essays

2014 Rachel Busby and David Webb – On Form, Lizzie Lloyd

2014 Necessary Monsters: Lee Grandjean and David Webb, Dr. Veronica Sekules

2012 The Maternal Elephant, Eleanor Moreton

2009 David Webb – New Paintings, Dr. Cuillin Bantock

2003 David Webb, Cherry Smyth (chapter)

2002 David Webb – Orange Tree, Isabel Carlisle

 

Publications  and commissions

2016 Principal stained glass window, Stoke Newington Methodist Church, London. Commissioned design

2012 Uncaught Hares, David Webb, Dr. Alice Correia and David Waterworth. University of Greenwich, London. Catalogue essay. ISBN: 978-0957343009

2009 Mother Hen, David Webb. Garageland, Issue 9: Migration. Transition Editions, London. Article. ISSN: 1749-9267

2008 Rock ‘n’ Roll ‘n’ Art, David Webb interviewed by Emma Talbot. Garageland. Issue 7: Rock ‘n’ Roll. Transition Editions, London. ISSN: 1749-9267

 

Curating

2011 Uncaught Hares. University of Greenwich Galleries and Clifford Chance, London

2009 There and Everywhere. Transition Gallery, London

2006 Thread (co–curator). A.P.T. Gallery, London

2004 Re–Union (co–curator). A.P.T. Gallery, London

 

Collections

The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

National Library of Wales

Siena Art Institute

Triangle Arts Association, New York

Denton Associates

Private collections in the UK, Europe, USA and Australia