DAVID THOMAS - CV

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Born 1983, United Kingdom.

Currently Lives and works in Birmingham, UK.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009                  

Thought Action Fusion Entrance Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

( Final Frontier ) Riverside Park, Gateshead, UK*

 

2007                  

Modern Traditions , Crowd6, Birmingham, UK. *

Two Steps , VIS-A-VIS Art Lab, Xiamen, China.

                 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009                  

Sale , Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK.

 

2008                  

The Art Of Ideas , Print and Publication project coordinated by Arts Council and Arts Co, London. Featured by Saatchi

Gallery, London

Eastern Standard: Western Artists in China , MASS MoCA (Museum of Contemporary Art Massachusetts), USA

 

2007                  

New Generation Arts Festival , Birmingham, UK. *

Peer6 , Five Years Gallery, London, UK.

 

2006                  

SightSonic 2006 , York International Festival of Digital Arts . York, UK.

Dislocate , Ginza Art Laboratory & Koiwa Project Space. Tokyo, Japan.

Works on Paper , Curated by Nick Normal, Flux Factory. New York, USA.

New Generation Arts Festival , Curated by Robin Dobson. Birmingham, UK.

Absent Projects presents the Art Appreciation Society . Perisope. Birmingham, UK. *

Conversation . Curated by AAS. The Jug of Ale. Leicester, UK.

 

2005                  

All together at once at the same time . Colony. Birmingham, UK.

Live audio performance with Ian Marshall (After show for A Stranger Drifts Into Town) Leicester, UK.

Channel 4 Creative Talent 2005 , Gallery Space, Custard Factory. Birmingham, UK. *

Art Intervention Festival , as Absent Projects. Curated by Ana Benloch. Birmingham, UK.

Performance with AAS. 3D Open Exhibition , Surface Gallery. Nottingham, UK.

BIAD Degree Show 2005 . BIAD, Margaret Street. Birmingham, UK. *

1 st Complaint Choir of Birmingham . (Performance) BBC Big Screen & Council House. Birmingham, UK.

Gary 7 . Curated by AAS. Gallery Space, Custard Factory. Birmingham, UK.

You're Thoughts Are Golden . (Curated by myself and 2 other artists) City Space. Birmingham, UK.

1 st Complaint Choir of Birmingham . (Performance) Springhill Institute & Red Lion Pub. Birmingham, UK.

Crow . Curated by Stuart Tate. Gallery Space, Custard Factory. Birmingham, UK.

 

2004                  

Is This It? Works Gallery, Birmingham, UK.

B.R.O.S.S #1 . Gallery Space, BIAD, Margaret Street, Birmingham, UK. *

* Denotes catalogue.

 

AWARDS, COMMISSIONS & RESIDENCIES

2009                  

Award – Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts, Solo Exhibition Though Action Fusion, Prague, CZ.

 

2007                  

Residency – VIS-A-VIS Art Lab Artist In Residence, Xiamen, China.

Award – Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts, artist residence VIS-A-VIS Art Lab, China

Commission – New Generation Arts Festival, Birmingham, UK.

 

2006                  

Residency – SightSonic 2006. York's International Festival of Digital Arts, York, UK.

Award Arts Council England, Grants For the Arts. R&D visit for 15 delegates to the Ars Electronica Festival,

Linz, Austria. (Project coordinator)

Commission New generations Arts Festival . Commissioned Billboard image.

Commission Art Intervention Festival , as Absent Projects. Mailbox, Birmingham, UK. Commissioned new work.

 

2005                  

Award Transmediale 06 Research Visit . Supported by Arts Council England and VIVID.

Award British Airways Flights Award 05, Berlin research trip . British Airways and Art Agents, London, UK

 

Education:

2005                  

BA Fine Art (First Class with Hons) BIAD, UCE Birmingham, UK

 


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