Approved: 16.08.2006

David Webb

Artist, Curator

Approved: 16.08.2006

Paintings on canvas and paper, drawings and relief prints. New edition of screenprints, monotypes and Chine-colle/photo etchings.

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  • Location: London
  • Activities: Residencies, Curating, Studio practice
  • Categories: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking
  • Tags: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Abstract, Colour, Shapes




    Paintings on canvas and paper, drawings and relief prints. New edition of screenprints, monotypes and Chine-colle/photo etchings.

    CV & Education

    Qualifications and training

    2002 - Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Cyprus college of Art, Cyprus

    2000 - MA Fine Art, Painting, Christ Church University, Canterbury

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

    1997 - BA (Hons) Fine Art, School of Art, Aberystwyth University

    1993 - Foundation Course in Art, College of Art, Hastings

    Solo and two-man exhibitions

    2014 - Hinterland. (with Rachel Busby) Phoenix Gallery, Exeter

    2014 - Necessary Monsters. (with Lee Grandjean) Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London

    2014 - Freedom Street. Royal Overseas 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

    2009 - New Paintings. SE 1 Gallery, London

    2008 - New work on paper. Osokool Gallery, London

    2006 - New York Paintings. APT Gallery, London

    2004 - Cyprus Paintings. First Floor Gallery, Yerevan, Armenia

    2003 - Different. Florence Trust Gallery, London

    2002 - Hearts and Crosses. Cyprus College of Art, Cyprus

    Group exhibitions

    2015 - Multiplied. dalla Rosa Gallery. Christie's, London

    2015 - Conference of the Birds. i'klectik, London

    2015 - Carta. dalla Rosa Gallery, London

    2015 - Hommage and Transcription. Kapil Jariwala, London 

    2015 - A Promised Land. St. Anne's Gallery, Lewes

    2015 - Contemporary British Abstraction. Container Gallery, London

    2014 - Panel Paintings II. Eagle Gallery, London

    2014 - Summer Saloon. Lion and Lamb, London

    2014 - Infinity : One. dalla Rosa Gallery, London

    2014 - GB/Switch/NL. Pulchri, The Hague

    2014 - Paper Games. Highgate Gallery, London

    2013/4 - First Come First Served. Lion and Lamb, London

    2013 - Atomic. Transition Gallery (offsite project) London

    2013 - Chromatology. Cornaro Institute, Larnaca, Cyprus

    2013 - Sluice Art Fair, London, with dalla Rosa Gallery

    2013 - 10 Years Too Late, I-A-M Space, Berlin

    2013 - 8 Minutes From Here, Royal Festival Hall, London

    2013 - Other Objects, Lion and Lamb, London

    2013 - Panel Paintings, Eagle Gallery, London

    2013 - Without an edge there would be no middle, Pluspace, Coventry

    2012 - First Come First Served, Lion and Lamb, London

    2012 - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London

    2012 - The Perfect Nude, Charlie Smith London, London

    2012 - The Perfect Nude, Phoenix Gallery Exeter, Exeter

    2012 - The Perfect Nude, Wimbledon space, Wimbledon College of Art, London

    2011 - Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena

    2011 - Fade Away, Gallery North, Newcastle upon Tyne

    2011 - The London Group Open Exhibition, The Cello Factory, London

    2010 - Exeter Contemporary Open, Phoenix Gallery, Exeter

    2010 - Fade Away, Transition Gallery, London

    2010 - Fwd: Drawing on Paper, Galleri Se Konst, Falun, Sweden

    2010 - Lyn Painter-Stainers Prize , Painters Hall, London and tour

    2010 - Ray Lowry: London Calling, Idea Generation Gallery, London, and tour

    2009 - 100x100, Parker's Box, Brooklyn

    2009 - Group Show, Globe Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne

    2009 - Jerwood Contemporary Painters, Jerwood Space , London, and tour

    2009 - South East, selected by Clyde Hopkins and Stephen Lewis, APT Gallery, London

    2009 - There and Everywhere (curator), Transition Gallery, London

    2008 - Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London, and tour

    2008 - Small is Beautiful XXVI, Flowers East, London

    2008 - The Painting Room, Transition Gallery, London

    2007 - Bounty - A Case of Preposterous Optimism, APT Gallery, London

    2007 - Building Picturing, selected by Vittorio Colaizzi, The Painting Center, New York City

    2007 - Triangle 25 Alumni Exhibition, D.U.M.B.O Arts Festival, Brooklyn, New York

    2006 - Brooklyn Art Under the Bridge Festival, Triangle Artists' Workshop, New York City

    2006 - Four Cornered Universe, The Foundry, London 

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

    2006 - Terra Incognita, Atelier Wilhelmina Gasthuisterrein, Amsterdam 

    2006 - Thread (co-curator), APT Gallery, London 

    2005 - BP Portrait award, National Portrait Gallery, London 

    2005 - Four Painters, Eye Candy Gallery, London 

    2005 - London Art Fair, Eye Candy Gallery, Business Design Centre, London 

    2005 - Re-escape - artists from London and Berlin, Bucanearo, Hamburg 

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

    2004 - Painters, Long and Ryle, London 

    2004 - re:project, Access Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 

    2003 - Common Fields, Studio Voltaire, London 

    2003 - Reduced, Century Gallery, London 

    2003 - Summer Exhibition, Florence Trust, London 

    2002 - CCA Show, Morfi Gallery, Limassol, Cyprus 

    2002 - Gallery Artists, Opus 39 Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus 

    2001 - Ida Branson Memorial Bequest Exhibition, Atkinson Gallery, Millfield, Street

    2000 - Hung, Drawn and Quartered, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton 

    2000 - Visiting Dartmoor, Plough Arts Centre, Torrington 

    1998 - Tabernacle Prize, Museum of Modern Art, Wales 

    1998 - Wales Drawing Biennale, Aberystwyth Arts Centre and tour, Wales 


    The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

    National Library of Wales

    Siena Art Institute

    Denton Associates

    Private collections in UK, Europe, USA and Australia


    2014 Veronica Sekules. Necessary Monsters. Stephen Lawrence Gallery. Essay

    2012 Eleanor Moreton. The Maternal Elephant. Transition Gallery. Essay

    2011 S. Nairne. 500 Portraits: BP Portrait Award. National Portrait Gallery.

    2011 About Painting. Transition Gallery/Gallery North. Catalogue

    2010 Lyn Painter-Stainers Prize. Catalogue

    2009 Jerwood charitable Foundation. Jerwood Contemporary Painters. Catalogue

    2009 Cuillin Bantock. David Webb: New Paintings. SE1 Gallery, London. Essay

    2008 Jerwood Charitable Foundation. Jerwood drawing Prize 2008. Catalogue

    2007 Triangle Arts Association. 2006 Triangle Workshop. Catalogue

    2007 APT Gallery. Bounty - A Case of Preposterous Optimism. Catalogue

    2005 National Portrait Gallery. BP Portrait Award 2005. Catalogue

    2004 V. Pahlavuni-Tadevosian. 4th International Biennial Armenia. Catalogue

    2003 Cherry Smyth. Florence Trust Summer Exhibition 2003. Catalogue

    2000 Twelve New Artists. Catalogue

    1997 Wales Drawing Biennale. Catalogue


    2011 The Gihon River Collective Fellowship Award. Vermont Studio Center

    2011 The Cornaro Institute, Cyprus. Fellow

    2009 Jerwood Contemporary Painters. Award winner

    2007 The David & Rosamond Putnam Transportation Fund. Travel Grant

    2007 Arts Council England Award (Group). Bounty. A.P.T Gallery, London

    2002-2003 Florence Trust Studios. Residency award. London


    2012 Residency (full Fellowship). Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, USA

    2011 Curator. Uncaught Hares. Stephen Lawrence Gallery,Clifford Chance,London

    2009 Curator. There and Everywhere. Transition Gallery, London

    2008 Residency. Yaddo, Saratoga Spriings, New York, USA

    2007 Fellow. The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire, USA

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

    2001 Kings School, Canterbury (visiting Artist)


    2011 Uncaught Hares. Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London. Catalogue essay

    2009 Garageland. issue 9: Migration. Mother Hen. Article

    2009 Garageland. issue 7: Rock 'n' Roll. Edited by Emma Talbot. Interview