Lot 335 - David Webb - Galata (Grey)
Lot 335 - David Webb - Galata (Grey)

Lot 335 - David Webb - Galata (Grey)

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David Webb (B. 1973) has exhibited his paintings, drawings and prints extensively in the United Kingdom and internationally. His work is in numerous private and corporate collections worldwide. Public collections include the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, and Kasser Mochary Foundation, New Jersey. 

Since 2006 David has been awarded painting residencies at the Triangle Arts Association, New York City and at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York; as well as a full fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center. He is also a Fellow of Macdowell, New Hampshire. He has been commissioned to design and make several stained glass windows including for the new Methodist Church in Stoke Newington, London, and a suite of windows for the Bonsall collection, London. 

David has been based at A.P.T. Studios in Deptford, London, since 2003. He is a visiting Lecturer in Fine Art at the Cyprus College of Art and has been teaching painting and drawing part-time at The Conservatoire, Blackheath, since 1999. 

 2001-2002 Postgraduate Diploma Fine Art. Cyprus College of Art
 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. Hastings College of Art

Solo shows

2017 The Back of Us Is a Mountain. Classroom, Coventry 
2014 Freedom Street. Royal Over-Seas League, London
2013 Fragmentarium. dalla Rosa Gallery, London
2012 Tourist Smoking Room. Transition Gallery, London

Two-person shows

2016 After the Primitives: Emily Speed and David Webb. dalla Rosa Gallery, London
2014 Hinterland: Rachel Busby and David Webb. Exeter Phoenix
2014 Necessary Monsters: Lee Grandjean and David Webb. University of Greenwich

Group shows

2020 Indian Spring. Kapil Jariwala, London
2018 Shape Recognition. Eagle Gallery / dalla Rosa Gallery, London
2017 Counterpoints. Eagle Gallery, London 
2015 Hommage and Transcription. Kapil Jariwala, London
2014 Infinity : One. dalla Rosa Gallery, London
2013 Chromatology. Cornaro Institute, Larnaca, Cyprus
2013 Panel Paintings. Eagle Gallery, London
2013 10 Years Too Late. Institut Fur Alles Mogliche, Berlin
2012 Summer Exhibition. Royal Academy of Arts, London
2010 Fade Away. Transition Gallery, London 
2010 Exeter Contemporary Open. Exeter Phoenix
2009 There and Everywhere. Transition Gallery, London
2009 Jerwood Contemporary Painters. Jerwood Space, London
2008 Jerwood Drawing Prize. Jerwood Space, London
2007 Building Picturing. The Painting Center, New York
2004 Fourth International Biennial. Gyumri Centre for Contemporary Art, Armenia


2011 Gihon River Collective Fellowship Award
2009 Jerwood Contemporary Painters Award winner
2002 Florence Trust Residency Award

Kakopetria (Orange)' and 'Galata (Grey)' are inspired by two Byzantine painted churches located in the villages of Kakopetria and Galata in the Troodos Mountains, Cyprus. They're about shape, colour, location, heat and geometry.