Timeline

1960
Born in Harlow, Essex
1978–1981
Maidstone College of Art
1982–1985
Royal College of Art, London
2008–2009
Stanley Picker Fellowship, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames
2011
Bryan Robertson Award

Exhibitions

2011
Watercolour, Tate Britain, London
2010
End of Love, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford (solo)
2009
Man Smoking, Schiavo Mazzonis Gallery, Rome (solo)
2009
My love, I have been digging up my own bones in the garden again, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (solo)
2009
David Austen, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, Kingston-upon-Thames (solo)
2009
No Shoes on the Carpet, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
2008
Conversations, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
2008
100 Years, 100 Artists, 100 Works of Art, A Foundation, London
2008
At Home, Voewood Projects, High Kelling, Norfolk
2008
Order Desire Light, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
2008
Selected Works by Gallery Artists, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2008
David Austen & Man Ray, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (solo)
2007
David Austen -Glitter, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (solo)
2007
David Austen, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes (solo)
2007
Drawing 2007 – Biennial Fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London
2006
David Austen - Smoking Moon, Camden Arts Centre, London (solo)
2006
David Austen – Green Electric Morning, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (solo)
2006
The Secret Theory of Drawing The Drawing Room, London
2006
Among the Ash Heaps & Millionaires, Ancient and Modern, London
2006
Film Club, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
2006
Motion o n Paper, Ben Brown Fine Art, London
2006
Dream Box Vitrine, Tate Britian Archive, London
2006
Flip, Chung King Project, Los Angeles
2005
Froth on the Daydream, Wimbledon School of Art, London (solo)
2005
Edition, Ingleby Gallery, Edimburgh
2005
The Hardest Thing to Draw is a Kiss, The Gallery, Wimbledon
2005
Miradas y Conceptos, MEIAC, Badajoz
2005
In Focus, Emma Hill Fine Art, The Eagle Gallery, London
2005
Who’s Afraid of Red Yellow and Blue, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
2005
Remarkable, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
2004
Darkland, Peer, London (solo)
2004
10 Years, Slewe Gallery, Amsterdam
2004
John Moores 23 exhibition, The Walker, Liverpool
2004
See it … Read it, Art with words from the Arts Council collection, Draiocht, Dublin
2004
Chromophiles, Galleri Bouhlou, Bergen
2004
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2003
Hard Times, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
2001
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2001
Objects and Images from the Edge of the World, Wolsey Art Gallery, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich (cat., ill.)
2001
Annandale Gallery, Sydney
2001
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
1999
Galerie Marianne Hollenbach, Stuttgart
1998
Slewe Gallery, Amsterdam
1998
Inverleith House, Edinburgh
1997
Galerie Marianne Hollenbach, Stuttgart
1997
Mead Gallery, Warwick (cat., ill.)
1997
Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London
1994
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1993
Cirrus, Los Angeles
1992
Cornerhouse, Manchester
1992
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1991
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1991
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
1990
Frith Street Gallery, London
1989
Cirrus, Los Angeles
1989
Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham (cat., ill.)
1988
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (cat, ill.)
1988
Arnolfini, Bristol
1987
Serpentine Gallery, London
1986
Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (cat., Barry Barker, ill.)

Literature

2011
Liz Jobey, ‘Q&A’, FT Magazine, 12 February
2010
End Of Love, Catalogue, Modern Art Oxford
2009
James Clegg, ‘David Austen’, Art Review, December
2008
Martin Westwood, ‘David Austen: Surfacing At The Crossroads’, Turps Banana, Issue Five
2008
'David Austen and Man Ray’, The Herald, 8 March
2008
‘Dark futures with a nod to a surreal past’, The Scotsman, 14 March
2007
Robert Clark, ‘David Austen, Milton Keynes’, The Guardian Guide, 10th February
2007
Tom Morton, ‘The Secret Theory of Drawing’, Frieze.com, Tuesday 2nd January
2007
Martin Holman, ‘I Have This Terrible Feeling; Heavy and Black; What’s David Austen Doing Making Films? Miser & Now, issue 10
2007
Cameron Irving, ‘David Austen’, Untitled, Issue 42, Summer
2007
Lucy Bayley, ‘Art Round-up’, The London Paper, 22nd May
2007
Jessica Lack, ‘David Austen’, The Guardian Guide 12-18th May
2007
Hugh Reilly, ‘Where the art is’, The London Paper, 16th May
2007
‘Artprojx: David Austen’, Kultureflash.net, 16th May
2007
Helen Sumpter, ‘Where the magic happens’, Time Out, 9-15th May
2007
Hannah Duguid, ‘Pleasure, pain and the art of opposites’, The Independent, 8th May
2007
‘David Austen, Exhibition at MK G’, MK News, 21st March
2007
Gemma Tipton, ‘David Austen: Crackers’, A-N Magazine, March
2005
David Austen , 'David Austen on Alberto Giacometti's "Hour of the Traces" (1930), Tate etc, issue 4
2004
Morgan Falconer, ‘David Austen’, Modern Painters, Summer (ill.)
2004
Morgan Falconer, ‘Stuff of Substance’, What’s on in London, 3-10 March (ill.)
2003
Jane Evans, ‘Exodus’, a-n magazine, September (ill.)
2003
Joanna Pitman, ‘Bible Lessons’, The Times, 22 July (ill.)
2003
Sue Hubbard, ‘The sands of time’, The Independent, 22 July (ill.)
2003
Andrew Mead, ‘Double Vision’, The Architects’ Journal, 17 July (ill.)
2003
Ruth Hedges, The List, 3-17 July (ill.)
2003
Jessica Lack, The Guardian, 23 June
2003
Amber Cowan, ‘Exodus’, The Times, 21 June (ill)
2003
Robert Clark, ‘Exodus’, The Guardian Guide, 21-27 June (ill.)
2003
Peter Chapman, The Independent, 14 June (ill.)
2003
Sotiris Kyriacou, ‘Exodus’, Contemporary, issue 52 (ill.)
2003
Craig Burnett, ‘Austen in the Desert’, Previews, Modern Painters, Summer (ill.)
2003
Robert Clark, ‘David Austen’, The Guardian Guide, 14-20 June (ill.)
2003
Amber Cowan, ‘David Austen – Ingleby Gallery’, The Times, June 7-13 (ill.)
2003
‘David Austen’, Scotland on Sunday, 8 June (ill.)
2003
Helen Pickles, Financial Times, 10/11 May (ill.)
2001
‘David Austen – Objects and Images from the Edge of the World’, Wolsey Art Gallery, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich
1997
‘David Austen’, edited by Mead Gallery, Warwick Art Centre, Coventry
1992
‘Tempest of Stars’, selected poems by Jean Cocteau, translated by Jeremy Reed with drawings by David Austen. Enitharmon Press, London
1990
‘David Austen’, Frith Street Gallery, London, Signed limited edition of 100
1989
‘David Austen’, edited by Marco Livingstone, Art Random monograph, Kyoto Shoin