Lot 284 - David Wightman - Ariel II
Unique Archival Ink Print on Somerset Satin 330gsm Paper with Deckled Edges
A6 (10x15cm) Original Artwork
Signed on Verso
David Wightman (b. 1980, Stockport, Greater Manchester, UK) is a British painter and printmaker based in London, UK. He creates beautiful paintings and prints of fictional landscapes.
MA (RCA) Painting, Royal College of Art, London (2001-2003)
BA (Hons) Fine Art, Middlesex University, London (1998-2001)
David Wightman's recent solo exhibitions include Ariel, Grove Square Galleries, London (2022), My Atalanta, Long & Ryle, London (2020), In Arcadia, Duran|Mashaal Gallery, Montréal (2018), EMPIRE, Long & Ryle, London (2016), New paintings + Akris collaboration, Akris, 30 Old Bond Street, London (2014), Redux, 10 Gresham Street and Halcyon Gallery (2014), Hero, commission for House Arts Festival (2013), Paramour, Halcyon Gallery, London (2012), Homage to Loreleia, Berwick Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland (2011), Secret Name, Sumarria Lunn, London (2010), Behemoth, Cornerhouse, Manchester (2009). In 2014, Wightman collaborated with the fashion label Akris for their Fall / Winter 2014/15 collection. His work has featured in Harper's Bazaar, The Guardian, The Times, The Telegraph, The Financial Times, The World of Interiors, BBC News, BBC North West, and Money Week.
Grove Square Galleries, UK / Galerie de Bellefeuille, Canada
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
My two postcards represent idealised landscapes that explore escapism and beauty.
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