David Beattie is an artist and lecturer who lives and works in Dublin, Ireland. He has received a number of Arts Council bursaries and was awarded the Harpo Foundation Award in 2010. His work is in a number of public and private collections and was a recipient of the Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA collection, 2016. His research and practice is manifested through sculpture, sound and photography.
Solo exhibitions include CCA Derry-Londonderry (2017), Temple Bar Gallery and Studios (2011); The Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburgh and Mercer Union Centre for Contemporary Visual Art, Toronto, Canada (both 2010). Beattie has been included in numerous group exhibitions including TULCA Art Festival , Galway (2017), As Above, so below, Irish Museum of Modern Artn(2017), In the Line of Beauty, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2013), O Brave New World, Rubicon Projects, Brussels (2013) All Humans Do, The Model Sligo and Whitebox, New York (2012); Feedback, Galway Arts Centre (2011);
Holding Together at the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (2010); La Part des Choses, Mains d’Oeuvres, Paris, and in Quiet Revolution, Hayward Touring, UK (2009).
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I have been a practising artist for almost 20 years making work that is cross disciplinary. Predominately this has taken the form of sculptural installations but I have also worked with sound, photography, performance, video and public art. Alongside my studio practice I have worked as a gallery technician and art handler for a number of commercial and public galleries where I have substantial experience in art production, storage, shipping and installation. I have been a lecturer for a number of years working with undergraduate and postgraduate students in DIT and IADT. I currently lecture on the MA in Art and Research Collaboration at IADT.