David Auborn David Auborn

CV



b. Gravesend, Kent, UK
Lives and works in Hastings, UK


Currently working as Studio Fellow at Manchester School of Art

Education

2016-2018 Royal College of Art, MA Fine Art Painting

2009-2013 Brighton University, BA (Hons) Fine Art (Painting)



Solo Exhibitions

Eyrie - CAR DRDE - Bologna, Italy - November 2020
The Thing That Moves - Pierre Poumet - Bordeaux, France - May 2019
Distant Matter - Pierre Poumet - Bordeaux, France - June 2017



Group Exhibitions


2022
In gratitude for all the times we start over - Flatlands Projects, Hastings - November 2022
Cab - LEWTH, Hastings - August 2022
Secondhand Daylight - Thameside Studio Gallery - July 2022
Worlds on a Wire - ASC Unit 3 Projects, London - July 2022
Waverton Art Prize (Shortlisted) - Alice's Oyster Bar Gallery, London - June 2022
Thought Form - PS Mirabel, Manchester - June 2022
DREAM BABY DREAM (Curated by PaintTalk) - Fitzrovia Gallery, London Feb 2022

2021
A Generous Space - Hastings Contemporary, East Sussex - Nov 2021
Studio Confetti - Terrace Gallery, London - July 2021
PPEC - University of York, York - February 2021
Small (Curated by Angela De La Cruz) - ACAVA, London - February 2021

2019
A Hand Stuffed Mattress - Terrace Gallery, London - November 2019
Nouvelles Acquisitions, Maison Frugès - Le Corbusier, Pessac, France - February 2019

2018
Paper Cuts - Curated by Kris Day - Saatchi Gallery, London - November 2018
Masters Salon - KOMASK Academy of Arts, Antwerp - October 2018

Les Mains Dans Les Poches - Pierre Poumet, Bordeaux - July 2018
Show 2018 - Royal College of Art, London - June 2018


2017

My head is round so my thoughts can change direction - Assembly House, Leeds - November 2017

Self Storage - Ridgeway Road, London - June 2017

ODDS - Assembly Point, London - April 2017
Surrogate Twins - Gulbenkian Project Space, London - April 2017

Crossing the Visible - Derby Court Gallery, Derby - Jan 2017


2016
Papercuts - Transition Gallery, London - Dec 2016

Contemporary British Painting Prize - Richmond Gallery, London - Sept 2016


2014
2+2=SWAN - 501 Organhaus Gallery, Chongqing, China - March 2014

Press
Eyrie at CARDRDE, Bologna (Exhibition Review) - Juliet Art Mag (2020)
A Nameless Kind of Painting (Matt Lippiatt talks to Sean Steadman, Scott McCracken, David Auborn, Daniel Sinsel & Erin O'Keefe) - Turps Magazine, Issue 23 (2020)



Artist in Residence

Organhaus, Chongqing, China - January to March 2014

Cawdor Castle, Nairn, Scotland - August 2012



Awards
Freelands Studio Fellowship - Manchester School of Art - Jan 2023 to Feb 2024
University of Brighton Scholarship for Excellence - 2012