Abstract Earth Gallery

SculpturePainting & DrawingFiber and Paper
 

David Armitage

Artist's Statement  ::

Pieces by David Armitage:


* Some of these artworks may not be for sale.

Biography  ::
1943
Born Tasmania.

1960-65
Attended Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Lectured in life and portrait drawing in final year.
Worked as scenic artist for theatre company.
1966
Travelled in Europe, married Ronda, a New Zealander. 1967-74 Exhibition’s Officer at Auckland City Art Gallery,
New Zealand. Curated national and international exhibitions.
Queen Elizabeth Arts Council Award, 1973. Painted full-time.
1974-
Living and working in the U.K.

Selected Exhibitions:  ::
1968 - 1978
Barry Lett Galleries, Auckland.
1971
Palmerston North Art Gallery.
1973
Survey exhibition touring N.Z. public galleries
1988
Beldesign, Cambridge
1989
Quay Arts Centre, Newport; One One Nine Gallery,London
1992
ADT College, London
1993
Duncan Campbell Contemporary Art, London
1994
Christ Hospital, Horsham
1995
Atlantis, London
1996
Mitre Gallery, Chichester; The Maltings, Farnham
The Hawth Arts Centre, Crawley
1997
Windsor Arts Centre; Hanover Gallery, Liverpool;
Seagate, Dundee; Star Gallery, Lewes; Mappin Gallery, Sheffield
1998
Trinity Arts Centre,Tunbridge Wells.
1999
Rye Festival Artist
1999
Art 2000:Listening to Bruckner:Exhibition in Guildford Cathedral
2000
Bridgeview Office Complex, Aberdeen
Modern Artists Gallery, Oxon.
Parkview Fine Paintings, Bristol;Bishop Phillpott Gallery, Truro
2003
Steading Gallery, nr. Kirkudbright
2004
Modern Artists Gallery:Oxon.
2005
Trinity Arts Tunbridge Wells,

Group Exhibitions:

1966-78
Many group exhibitions throughout New Zealand
1972
Bonython Gallery, Sydney
1975
New York; Young Artists 75
1991
John Gruzelier Modern and Contemporary Art, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh,
Gardner Arts Centre, University of Sussex.
1998/9
Rye Gallery, Star Gallery, Lewes: Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne.
2001
Sussex Artists Abbeville Festival, France
Parkview Fine Paintings, Bristol
2002
Bettie Morton Gallery, Brixton; Duncan and Jordanstone College, Dundee:
2003
Australian High Commission, London

Represented in public and private collections in New Zealand, Australia, Europe, United Kingdom and USA

CROSSOVER: A MILLENIUM EXHIBITION A major exhibition of David Armitage’s work was mounted by the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery from December, 1999 until February 2000.