David Surman

B.1981 - British
Lives and Works in London

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Guardian of the Pyramid (2020)

Oil on unprimed canvas

160 × 140 cm (63 × 55 in)

Over The Wall (2020)

Oil on unprimed canvas

160 × 140 cm (63 × 55 in)

Hachikō The Magician

Oil on unprimed canvas

160 × 140 cm (63 × 55 in)

Little Pony Frightened by Lightning (after Géricault) (2019)

Oil on unprimed canvas

81.3 × 106.7 cm (32 × 42 in)

Early Warning System (After Maella) (2019)

Oil on unprimed canvas

106.7 × 81.3 cm (42 × 32 in)

Ham Eaters

Oil on unprimed canvas

160 × 140 cm (63 × 55 in)

Neep (2019)

Oil on unprimed canvas

30.5 × 24.5 cm (12 × 10 in)

Sirens, Sim Smith (2019)

Sirens, Sim Smith (2019)

Sirens, Sim Smith (2019)

Sirens, Sim Smith (2019)

Rusty Head (2019)

Oil on unprimed canvas

30.5 × 24.5 cm (12 × 10 in)

Sirens in Camberwell (2019)

Typewritten transcript on paper

20.9 × 14.6 cm (8 ¼ × 5 ¾ in)

Sirens, Sim Smith (2019)

Sirens, Sim Smith (2019)

Reverie (Starling) (2019)

Ink on paper

29.7 × 21 cm (11 ¾ × 8 ¼ in)

Chorus For Fighting Cats (After Goya)

Oil on unprimed canvas

160 × 140 cm (63 × 55 in)

EDUCATION

BA Animation, Newport Film School, Wales, UK
MA Film Studies, Warwick, England, UK

SOLO EXHIBITONS


2019
Sirens, Sim Smith, London

2018
Paintings for the Cat Dimension, no format Gallery, London, UK

2017
Dream Park, Festa Sul Prato, London, UK

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

How Small A Thought, curated by Anne Ryan as part of Margate Festival

2018
PULSE Miami Beach, with Sim Smith

2017
Be Right Back, DARC, London, UK
Open Studio, Propeller Foundry, London, UK
Art Game Hackathon, ArtLicks, London, UK
Deptford X Fringe, London, UK

2016
Painting Open, No Format Gallery, London, UK
Paper Cuts, Transition Gallery, London, UK
Figure It Out, TheDotProject, London, UK
Open Studio, Propeller Foundry, London, UK

2014
MA Visual Art Final Show, Camberwell, London, UK
Pomegranate, Brixton East 1871, London, UK

2013
Darkness on the Edge of Town, Perth Centre for Contemporary Photography, Perth, WA, Australia
Experimental Game Pack 01, LA Game Space, Los Angeles, USA

2011
Darkness on the Edge of Town, Beam Contemporary, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

CURATORIAL PROJECTS 

2019

What Kind Of Spirit Is This?, Sim Smith, London

2015
Bartkira, Tilberg City Library, Tilberg, Holland

2012
Game Masters, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2009
GameCity Squared, Nottingham, UK

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