Drawing Biennial 2017

Exhibition & online fundraising auction of over 200 unique works on paper

Exhibition: 2 March – 26 April · Auction: 12 April 10am – 26 April 9pm


David Austen

Girl (after Nan) 19.12.16

Year 2016
Medium charcoal on paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 21.0 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

David Austen:

David Austen (b.1960, Harlow) lives and works in London. Graduated from the Royal College of Art (1985); and Maidstone College (1981). Awards include the Bryan Robertson Award (2011); and the Stanley Picker Fellowship at Kingston University (2008-09). Select solo exhibitions include Underworld David Austen, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee (2019); The Light That Fell Upon Us Burned, Ingleby Gallery at Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami (2016); Black Heart, MACC, Basilicata (2015); The Gorgon’s Dream at The Burns Monument, Ingleby Gallery at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh, and Rob Tufnell, London (2012); Papillon, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (2011); Smoke Town, Edinburgh billboard, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (2011); End of Love, Modern Art Gallery Oxford, Oxford (2010); Man Smoking, Schiavo Mazzonis Gallery, Rome (2009); My love, I have been digging up my own bones in the garden again, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (2009); and The End of Love, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, Kingston-Upon-Thames (2009).  Select group exhibitions include Cosmic Connections, TOTAH, New York (2016); The Nakeds, Drawing Room, London (2014); Slow Learner, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London (2014); Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing?, New Art Centre, Salisbury (2013); Language Games. An Introduction to The Art of Our Times, Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres (2013); With An Apple I Will Astonish, Large Glass, London (2012); Artists for Kettle’s Yard, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge (2011); and Watercolour, Tate Britain, London (2011).