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
  • Artforms: Painting, Printmaking
  • Tags: painting, acrylic, abstract, figurative, colour, shape, paper

Artist Statement

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