David Mach RA - A6 Art on a Ukulele Print
Ukulele: Kala Concert
printed on Giclée Hahnemühle German Etching
David Mach RA (British, b.1956) is one of the UKs most successful and respected artists, known for his dynamic and imaginative large scale collages, sculptures and installations using diverse media, including coat hangers, matches, magazine and many other materials. The Scotsman describes his work as big on gesture and big in proportion, it demands you attention and gets it.
Mach's first solo exhibition was held at the Lisson Gallery, London in 1982. His international reputation was quickly established and he has exhibitied in solo and group exhibitions around the world including London, New York, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Hakone, Tel Aviv and Warsaw. Public commissions include the tumbling telephone boxes Out of Order in Kingston, Train in Darlington; Big Heids, visible from the M8 between Glasgow and Edinburgh; It Takes Two, sited North of Paris and in Marseille, Likeness Guaranteed commissioned by McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, and most recently, Giants in Vinadio, Italy and Phantom, commissioned by Morrisons supermarket for the Promenade in Kirkcaldy, Fife. In 2011 Mach was awarded the Bank of Scotland Herald Angel Award for his exhibition Precious Light. A daring contemporary interpretation of the King James Bible in the form of large-scale collage and sculpture. The same year, he also won the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award for Art.