David Surman

B.1981 - British
Lives and Works in London

View Curriculum Vitae

Cyclops (2018)

Oil on canvas

31.8 × 27 cm (12.52 × 10.63 in) - DS036

Mossy Skull (2018)

Oil on paper

76.3 × 56.5 cm (30.04 × 22.24 in) - DS030

This Hat Makes Me Tired (2018)

Ink on paper

34.2 × 27.9 cm (13.5 × 11 in) - DS002

Two Birds (2018)

Ink on paper

34.2 × 27.9 cm (13.5 × 11 in) - DS008

Untitled (Saxon Bird) (2018)

Ink on paper

21 × 29.6 cm (8.26 × 11.65 in) - DS013

Brexit (2018)

Monotype on paper

28.5 × 20.2 cm (11.22 × 7.95 in) - DS018

2.a.m. Visitor (2018)

Oil and shellac on board

30.6 × 46.6 cm (12.04 × 18.34 in) - DS025

Midnight Snack (2018)

Oil on paper

76.3 × 56.5 cm (30.04 × 22.24 in) - DS026

Human Bust (2018)

Oil on paper

76.3 × 56.5 cm (30.04 × 22.24 in) - DS032)

Three Slices (2018)

Ink on paper

34.2 × 27.9 cm (13.5 × 11 in) - DS007

Victoria Sponge (2018)

Oil on canvas

27 × 31.8 cm (10.63 × 12.52 in) - DS051

Dead Bird (2018)

Oil on paper

56.5 × 76.3 cm (22.24 × 30.04 in) - DS034

Familiar Bird (2018)

Oil on canvas

31.8 × 27 cm (12.52 × 10.63 in) - DS037

A Battle of Wills (2018)

Oil on canvas

31.8 × 27 cm (12.52 × 10.63 in) - DS043)

Perching Bird (2018)

Oil on canvas

31.8 × 27 cm (12.52 × 10.63 in) - DS041

The Good Son (2018)

Oil on canvas

31.8 × 27 cm (12.52 × 10.63 in) - DS044

EDUCATION

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

SOLO EXHIBITONS


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

2017
Dream Park, Festa Sul Prato, London, UK

GROUP EXHIBITONS

2018

PULSE Miami Beach, with Sim Smith (upcoming)

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 

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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