c David French Sculptor

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Born
Stockton Upon Tees, England
Lives and works in Los Angeles California
Education
1991-1992
MA Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, England
1987-1991
BA honors (First Class) Manchester Polytechnic, Manchester, England
Exhibitions
2015
  • Uncanny, MuseumM, Los Angeles, California.
    After Eden, MuseumM, Los Angeles, California.
    Massive Brilliant Mint, Long Beach City College Art Gallery, Long Beach California.
    Mas Attack, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California.

2014
  • Mind The Gap: London-Los Angeles Dialogues, Autonomie, Los Angeles, California.
  • Across The Difference, Khalifa Gallery of Seoul South Korea at Space 4505, Los Angeles, California.
  • LA Art Show, Los Angeles California Booth of Art All Ways Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
  • Winter Garden, Gallery Lara, Tokyo, Japan.
  • C-Note, Jaus Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
  • One For The Road, Hudson/Linc Los Angeles California.

2013
  • Pretty Awesome, Coastline Gallery, Coastline Community College, Newport Beach, California.
  • True Believers, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California.
  • Contemporary Sculpture Los Angeles, Zask Gallery, Rolling Hills Estates, California.
  • Beyond Minimalism, Hudson/Linc, Los Angeles, California.
  • Margin Release Right, West LA College Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

2012
  • Durden and Ray year 2. Autonomie, Los Angeles, California
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Form. Autonomie, Los Angeles California.
  • Retro Active. Den Contemporary West Hollywood, California.
  • In The Dark. 12th floor LA Mart. Los Angeles, California.

2011
  • Thought Forms. Curated by Hoojung Lee, private residence, Los Angeles California.
  • All Media 2011. Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California.
  • CO-Lab. Durden and Ray. LA Mart Los Angeles, California.
  • Exciting Dimensions. Gallerie Rheeway, Los Angeles, California.
  • Social Being. Hudson Link. San Pedro, California.
  • Speculative Materialism 2. Andi Campognone Projects, Pomona,California.
  • Flagstop. South Bay Lexus, Torrance, California.
  • Re:Present. 12th Floor LA Mart, Los Angeles, California.
  • Speculative Materialism. D Block Projects, Long Beach, California.
  • Whats New Pussycat. Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California.
  • Durden and Ray year One. Raid Projects, Los Angeles, California.
  • Durden and Ray year One. Common Space. Los Angeles, California.

2010
  • L_ove A_lways. Gallery Lara, Tokyo, Japan.
  • L_ove A_lways. Gallery Eitoeiko, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Art San Diego. with Durden and Ray, San Diego, California.
  • Stroke of luck.  Solo Show Valerie Lambert Gallery, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Technorganic.  Objct Gallery, Claremont, California.
  • Durden and Ray presents.  group show,  170 The Promenade, N. Long Beach, California  in association with Phantom Galleries LA.
  • All Media 2010. Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine California.

2009
  • Here now-ARTRA, at the T-lofts, Los Angeles, California.
  • Natural artifice. with Seth Kaufman, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California..
  • All Media 2009. Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine California.

2008
  • 6th annual symposium of interactive media design. Yeditpe University, Istanbul, Turkey.

2007
  • All in.  Juried group show, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California.
  • Site Specific. group installation show, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California..
  • Seventh annual benefit art auction. Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California.

2006
  • The organic by means of the synthetic. Solo show. Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California.
  • This is not a test.  Group show , Mark Moore Gallery , Santa Monica, California.
  • Streaming.  temporary installation at Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach , California.
  • Sixth annual benefit art auction. Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California.
  • Cartoon Network. Raid Projects, Los Angeles California.

2005
  • Just Visiting. Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California.

2003
  • Los Angeles Art Association Open Show. 2003, Gallery 825, Los Angeles,  California

Commissions
2005
Untitled. Ceiling piece for The Bradley Spalter Music Group recording studio, Beverly Hills, California.

2004
Portrait bust of Steve Jones, Guitar player from The Sex Pistols.

2003
Portrait bust of Mr. Kim, commissioned by Joon Kim, businessman.  

1997
Reaction, private commission for businessman Kieth Lehrer Residence, Belair, California, USA.

1996
Sculptural restoration of “La Virgin Negrita de Los Angeles” Statue of religious significance to the Government of Costa Rica.
A New Perspective, private commissions for the Head Office of LBI International Chatsworth, California, USA

1995
Fluke, private commission for Art collector Edie Waxenberg, Los Angeles, California. USA.

1994
The Will To Grow Public Sculpture sited after residency at Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, California. USA.