David Newman is an artist, educator, and gallery director. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of Texas at Austin, and a Master of Fine Arts from The University of Texas at Austin in printmaking and photography, with subsequent post-graduate work in photography. He returned to The University of Texas at Austin Art Department to teach fine arts photography. He currently teaches printmaking, fine arts photography, digital art courses, and is Gallery Director at Brookhaven College.
David Newman’s work is centered in printmaking, photography, digital media, and other works on paper, including drawing and book arts. Much of his professional practice, and research interest, concentrates on hybrid process printmaking integrating digital and traditional means of image development.
With over 150 one-person and group exhibitions, selected recent exhibitions include:2019-2021 Southern Graphics Council Traveling Exhibition; Semographics III, traveling through 2019; Invisible Cities; 36thBradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University; Multiplicities of Syntax: Mark, Remark, Remarque, 2010 Southern Graphics Council International Conference; 32ndBradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University; Lens and Aperture IV Biennial Photographic Invitational Exhibition, VAM Gallery, Austin; 2009 Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition: Principles and Perspectives in Progress, Clemson University; Southern Graphics Council International Traveling Exhibition, Columbia College, Chicago and traveling through 2012; Printmaking Today, Dedalo centro per le arte contemporanee, Montesilvano, Italy; 2008 Cascade Print Exchange, Oregon State University; 29thPaper in Particular, Columbia College, Missouri; Næstved International Mini Print Exhibition, Rønnebæksholm Art Center, Næstved, Denmark; Prints USA 2007, Springfield Art Museum;Exchange and Community, University of Texas at Arlington; The South Press Print Spectacular, Tarrant County College; Saturday Night Fever, 500X;31stBradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University 2007; Colorprint USA, Landmark Art Museum, Texas Tech University, 2006; Direct, Northlake College, Irving, Texas, 2006; Naturalis, Bath House Center, Dallas, 2006; Artifacts, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, 2005; Fotofest 2002: David Newman, Eustacia Marsales, Art League of Houston, 2002; Digital Art 2002, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, Kentucky;David Newman, Ida Green Gallery, Austin College, Sherman, Texas, 2001; Midwest Photography Invitational IX, Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay and touring through 2002 to University of Cinncinati, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Wabash College, Purdue University, Hope College, Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences; 40thAnnual Invitational Photoview Exhibition,Longview Museum of Art, Longview, Texas, 2000; The Shelf-Life of Objects: Contemporary Still Life Photography, University of Texas at Dallas, 2000; Beyond the Lens, Pillsbury and Peters Fine Art, Dallas, Texas, 1999; Traditions Aside: A Photographic Invitational, Mississippi State University, 1998; Monoproduction II, Auburn University, 1997.
His work is in the Artist/Printmaker Research Collection, Museum of Texas Tech University, and in public collections including the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Christchurch, New Zealand; Franklin Furnance Artist Book Collection; University of Colorado at Boulder; Dedalo centro per le arte contemporanee, Montesilvano, Italy;Bradley University; Grafisk Værksted \ Næstved, Denmark; Southern Graphics Council Archive, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University; Kohler Library, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Dallas Museum of Art; Erie Art Center, Erie, Pennsylvania; The University of Texas at Austin; Trinity Christian Academy, Addison, Texas and numerous private collections.
He has written extensively on the work of artists in the North Texas region, including the catalogue for the exhibitions Chong Keun Chu, Jang Eun Sun Gallery, Seoul, Korea, 2006 and Sinn und Materie, James Sullivan Presence/Absence, Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Wörlen, Passau, Germany, andJames Sullivan: Matter and Meaning, Art Museum of South Texas, 2000, and on issues in the theory and philosophy of art in relation to studio practice.
February 16 - March 23, 2019