About

“I photograph because photographs sit precariously on the edge of the real and imagined.”

David Symons is a Brisbane based artist. David studied photography in at Perth Technical College in Western Australia in the 1980s.

Collections

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Private Collections

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017                From where I am here, Stable on Hubert Gallery, Woolloongabba

 

Group Exhibitions  

2016               Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards, Pine Rivers Art Gallery

2015               Passages  with Peter Annand, Judy-Ann Moule, Helen Malone , University of                           Queensland Library

2014               SOFA, University of Queensland Art Museum

2013               Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture, Tweed River Art Gallery

                      SOFA, White Canvas Gallery

2012               Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards, Pine Rivers Art Gallery

                    Photo-Spectral –with Phoebe McDonald, Queensland Festival of Photography.                         Pine Rivers Art Gallery

                      QFP4 Portrait Prize (Online Gallery), Queensland Centre for Photography

                      FLOOD: Anniversary Project, Queensland Centre for Photography

2011               Nudgee Art Prize

                      Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards, Pine Rivers Art Gallery

2010               SNAP! – Photography with a twist, Pine Rivers Art Gallery

2010               Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards, Pine Rivers Art Gallery

2009               Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture,

Tweed River Art Gallery

1990               VisPoex – Visual Poetry International   Artrage, Perth

 

Books / Publications

2017                Poetics of space -4 artist’s books

2016                Line of night

2013                Spectral Evidence

2009                Departures: David Symons – Photographs

2010               Australian Centre for Photography Newsletter

2009            Discovering Daphne: The Daphne Mayo Collection: An Online Exhibition, The University of Queensland

1990               Vispoex: Perth visual poetry

 

Commercial / Commissions

2015                The Taste of rain – Mark Cryle with Carmel Newman 

2013               I’ve Got a Heart – Mark Cryle

2011               Sideshow Alley – Mark Cryle

 2008             House of Cards – Mark Cryle

2008              12 Works– Private Collection