Biography

born in 1969, in Cardiff, Wales

Education

1994-96 De Ateliers, Amsterdam, Teachers: Jan Dibbets, Georg Herold
1988-92 Slade School of Fine Art, University College London: B.A. (Hons)
1987-88 Cardiff College of Art & Design, Wales: 1 year Foundation Course

Solo Exhibitions

2013 It’s the month of May for me
Sabine Wachters Fine Arts, Knokke
2011 Out There Sabine Wachters Fine Arts, Brussels
2009 After paintings Sabine Wachters Fine Arts, Brussels, Knokke
2009 Revival Sabine Wachters Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium
2008 Lost Youth Sabine Wachters Fine Arts, Knokke, Belgium
2005 Betty and Nancy Sabine Wachters Fine Arts, Knokke, Belgium
2001 Central Screening Centraal Museum, Utrecht
1999 Another Place Galerie Van Gelder, Amsterdam
1998 Racket 6-7 St, Cross Street, London in association with Sadie Coles HQ
1997 Bulging Sadie Coles HQ, London
1996 Propping up the Bar Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Group Exhibitions

2010 Gist/Rising GIST PROJECTS, Brummen, Netherlands
2010 3 British artists, – Sabine Wachters Fine Arts, Knokke, Belgium
2008 WER FICKEN WILL, MUSS FREUDNLICH SEIN. National Museum, Berlin
2007 Skulptur Projekte Muenster 07 – Guest visuals designer for Maria Pask’s, »Beautiful City« Munster
2005 Summer school:John Newton. Maria Pask, guest artist. Milton Keynes Gallery
2005 Galerie Artists, Sabine Wachters Fine Arts, Knokke-Zoute Belgium
2003 Up to now, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Casino-photography & art, Sabine Wachters Fine Arts, Brussels
2000 Threesome, (BAK), Utrecht (project Michiel Kluiters & Maria Pask)
1999 Maximum Diversity, Galerie Krinzinger in den Berger Fabrik, Vienna, Recent Acquisitions, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1998 Morning Glory (5 years of De Ateliers), De Ateliers, Stadhouderskade, Amsterdam, Places to Stay, Büro Friedrich, Waling Boers, Berlin
1997 Rational Behaviour ,The Tannery, London
1996 Karaoke 2, South London Gallery, London, (curator: Georg Herold)
1994 EAST, Norwich Gallery (curators: Jan Dibbets & Rudi Fuchs)

Selected Articles & Reviews

1995 Chris Dercon & David Powell; ‘Helden van onze tijd’, Facts & Fiction, Rotterdam, collaborative text & image project 1995
1996 Martijn van Nieuwenhuyzen, ‘David Powell – two installations’, Stedelijk Museum Bulletin, Nov 1996
1996 David Powell, ‘The Day I Met Gilbert and George’, Wiederhall 19, Rotterdam
1999 Come Together, Galerie Van Gelder Editions, Amsterdam
2001 Threesome, David Powell, Maria Pask, Michiel Kluiters, BAK, Utrecht, Texts by Wouter Van Stiphout and Cassandra Wilkins
2001 Art-pop-city, Buro Friedrich, Waling Boers, Revolver editions, Berlin
2006 Blue Tuesdays. De Ateliers 1963-2003
2005 Rudi Fuchs Acquisitions 1993-2003 at the Stedelijk Museum
2009 What’s up magazine, Art Rotterdam
2009 Kunstbeeld, Review Spectres Anna Hakkens Galerie, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2010 Gist/Rising, catalogue, Brummen, Netherlands
1996 Time Out, 6 Nov, London; ‘Rational Behaviour’, Martin Coomer
1996 De Volkskrant, 26 Nov, Amsterdam; ‘Toonbeelden van goede voornemens’, Wilma Suto Springer, Bd III, Heft 1, Amsterdam; ‘David Powell & Imi Knoebel’, Dierk Schmidt
1997 Time Out, 20-27 Aug, London; ‘David Powell’, Mark Currah
Metropolis M, nummer 6, Dec 1997, Amsterdam; ‘David Powell’, Jan van Adrichem
1998 Contemporary Visual Arts, issue 19, London; ‘Intimate Distance – Art in a Confessional Culture’, Joanna Lowry
2000 De Volkskrant, 18 Oct 2000; ‘Spanning op de plek waar een bandje begint’
2000 De Telegraaf, 20 Oct 2000; ‘House of Horror inspireerde kunstenaars tot ‘Threesome’
2003 Het Parool, 22 Aug 2003, ‘De kunstraat van Amsterdam’, Arjan Reinders

Public and Private Collections

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Private collection, France
Private collections, United Kingdom
Private collections, Germany
Private collections, Netherlands
Private collections, Belgium, Benelux

Work experience, Publications/Awards

2010 FONDS Basis stipendium
1996-06 Guest teaching, Frank Moore institute/Groningen, Den Bosch Academy, AKI/ Enschede, KABK, The Hague
2006 Permanent Docent, KABK, undergraduate experimental dept
1995 Chris Dercon & David Powell, »Facts & Fiction«, collaborative text & image project, publication, Rotterdam
1998-99 Assistant to Sarah Lucas, London
1998-99 Assistant to Angus Fairhurst, London
1998-04 Assistant to Gilbert & George, London
2002-03 English press-release writer for Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam
2003 Guest tutor AKI Academy, monumental art, Enschede
2004 Guest tutor Den Bos Academy, undergraduate Experimental department, Hogeschool’s-Hertogenbosch, Guest participant, Starhawk! The musical, Maria Pask, BAK, Utrecht
2005 FONDS Basis stipendium

David Powell

»A good work of art for me is something that makes my heart beat faster.«

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