David Swales 16

David's recent work considers the potential for abstract painting to respond in a dialogue with other forms of media including magazines, newspapers, vinyl records, online playlists and web-based video.

Public Preview Evening 5th April

Exhibiting in 2019

Medium: Painting

Meet the artist & maker

David has lived in the centre of York for four years. He has a creative association with the city going back almost 20 years and has a practice that encompasses painting, writing, performance, and sound. Alongside his personal practice, David is also a teacher. He leads a team of practicing artists within the innovative and highly successful Art department at Bootham School. In 2018, David became a founding member of the YO! Collective group of contemporary artists.


Venue 16

Visitor information

Bootham School Arts Centre,

Bootham School ,


York, YO30 7BU

Pedestrian/bike access via Photographic Lane off Bootham (opposite entrance to Marygate). Vehicles (for disabled access only) to use entrance at far end of Portland Street (off Gillygate).

Bootham School studios are fully accessible with ground floor access and a lift to the lower ground floor. Disabled parking on site.

07985 748838

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