He has been granted residencies at the Florence Trust, London, and the Triangle Workshop, Brooklyn, as well as painting Fellowships in the United States at MacDowell, Yaddo, and the Vermont Studio Center. His awards include The David & Rosamond Putnam Transportation Grant, Arts Council England and The Gihon River Collective Fellowship.
His first solo exhibitions were in Cyprus and Armenia in 2002/3, and have since included The Royal Over-Seas League, Transition Gallery, dalla Rosa Gallery and Kapil Jariwala Gallery. Group exhibitions since 2008 include the Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Contemporary Painters, Eagle Gallery and the University of Greenwich. He has also taken part in numerous group exhibitions in continental Europe and the United States.
He has work in public and private collections in the United Kingdom and internationally, including The National Library of Wales, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, and the Kasser Mochary Foundation, New Jersey. His public stained glass windows in London include Stoke Newington Methodist Church and a suite of windows for the Bonsall collection.
David lives and works in London. He has been teaching painting and drawing part-time at The Conservatoire, Blackheath, since 1999 and is a regular visiting artist / tutor at the Cyprus College of Art.