Karen David (b. 1976, London, UK) is a London based artist who studied her BA in in Mixed Media Fine Art at the University of Westminster and later obtained an MA in Fine Art from Wimbledon College of Art in 2012 where she received the Purchase Award by Landmark PLC and was shortlisted for the Clifford Chance Sculpture Award. Solo exhibitions include: Sante Fe, Art Lacuna, London (2014), Searching for the Viable Essence, Jacob’s Island Gallery, London (2011) and Meteorite, Wimbledon College of Art Resource Centre, London (2011).
Group shows include: The Lion & Lamb Summer Saloon Show, London and Aldeburgh Beach South Lookout, Suffolk (2014), Expanded Painting: Mocka-Modern, Oval Gallery, London (2014), Macaroon, OpenDraw, London (2014), Reading as Art: Turning the Pages of Psychology, Senate House, London Senate House, London (2013), Monochrome, Husk Gallery, London (2013), Drawing the Line, Art Kapsule, Kolesion, London (2013) Xhibit 2012, Central Saint Martins, London (2012), Round Chapel Salon, Chelsea Salon Series, (2012), and WunderKammer, The Nunnery Bow Arts Centre, London (2012).
She has also had a residency at Tabernas Desert, Spain (2013) as well as writing numerous essays, including: A Pair of Shoes (2014),The Breakfast Menu (2014), Tony Yellow (2014), James Petrucci: Type Face (2013), The Story of Painting: A Tale of Cognition and Enchantment (2012 and Searching for the Viable Essence (2011).