Approved: 10.08.2012

David Morgan-Davies

Artist

Approved: 10.08.2012

Using photography and film I make work about my relationship with landscape. This began with a concern about the environment and has evolved to capture the vastness of what surrounds us. The work has been pared back to investigate what isn’t there, just as much as what is, with recent work exploring collage and abstraction.

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Biography

Using photography and film I make work about my relationship with landscape. This began with a concern about the environment and has evolved to capture the vastness of what surrounds us. The work has been pared back to investigate what isn’t there, just as much as what is, with recent work exploring collage and abstraction.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training
2003 - MA Communication Media (Interactive), University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol
1981-85 - OND/HND Musical Instrument Technology, London College of Furniture

Solo exhibitions
2013 - Lost in Transition, The Searchers contemporary, Bristol
2012 - What you see is what you see, Motorcade/FlashParade, Bristol

Group exhibitions
2016 - 164th Autumn Open, Royal West of England Academy (RWA), Bristol
2016 - Utopia:Dystopia, FaB 2016, Bath
2016 - Of the Sea, Chatham Historic Dockyard
2016 - Pay & Display, Centrespace gallery, Bristol
2015 - 163rd Autumn Open, Royal West of England Academy (RWA), Bristol
2015 - The Plymouth Contemporary Open
2014 - 162nd Autumn Open, Royal West of England Academy (RWA), Bristol
2014 - Shooting from the Hip, Centrespace gallery, Bristol
2014 - BV Studios Group Show, Sidcot Gallery, Sidcot Somerset
2013 - W_CA Contemporary Landscape Photography Open, Worcester City Gallery & Museum
2013 - 161st Autumn Open, Royal West of England Academy (RWA), Bristol
2013 - Visual Arts Exhibition, National Eisteddfod of Wales, Denbigh, North Wales
2013 - F-Number, The Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol
2012 - 160th Autumn exhibition, RWA, Bristol
2012 - All at Sea, Pie Factory, Margate
2012 - New Visions II, Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol
2011 - Real Bath Art Prize, Fringe Arts Bath, Bath
2010 - Phone-ography, Photographique, Bristol
2010 - The Open, Motorcade/FlashParade, Bristol
2009 - Memory/Imagination, Art Purchase Prize, University of Glamorgan, Cardiff
2009 - Territory, The Otter Gallery, University of Chichester
2008 - Artsway Open, Artsway, Sway, Hampshire
2008 - Through the Lens, RWA, Bristol 

Curated projects
2010 - Crossing the Threshold, Bristol Festival of Photography
2010 - illuminate - The Longest Night, various pop-up locations, Bedminster, Bristol
2009 - illuminate - Spring Forward, various pop-up locations, Bedminster, Bristol

Residencies
2016 - The Mothership, Dorset
2013 - Brisons Veor, Residential artists’ studio, Cape Cornwall
2011 - Rural idyll 2, Little Dodnash Farm, Suffolk Competitions, prizes and awards

Awards
2013 - Bristol Festival of ideas, Temple Meads Gateway Project shortlist
2012 - Louise Copping Fine Art Award, RWA, Bristol
2010 - People’s Prize winner, Photographique

Publications
2014 - The State of Art – Landscape & Portrait #1, Bare Hill Publishing, UK