Back to Biographies David Ferry
Cardiff School of Art and Design, UWIC
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David Ferry was born in Blackpool UK, and Studied at the Blackpool College of Technology, the Camberwell and Slade Schools of Art in London. He is currently Head of Printmaking at the Cardiff School of Art, University of Wales. He was former Associate Professor in Fine Art, at the Long Island University, New York.

Recent solo exhibitions include Berlin, Brighton, London, New York, Seoul, and Poznan. Exhibited in many international printmaking exhibitions including the Krakow, Tallinn, and Senefelder Triennials.

He was awarded a Pollock/Krasner Grant Award in New York in 2002 and a major UK Arts and Humanities Research Board award the same year. In 2004 he won the Bronze Medal at the First International Book Arts Competition in Seoul.

His prints and book arts can be found in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, The Art Institute of Chicago, The National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, The Art Museum of Estonia and the Scottish Museum of Modern Art, as well as many international corporate and university collections.

David Ferry was awarded a Fellowship of The Royal Society of Arts for his contribution in the establishment of the Curwen Print Study Centre in Cambridge where he became its first Artistic Director in 2003. He is an associate Fellow of the Royal Society of Painters and Printmakers.

A keen amateur racing cyclist, David has raced in competitions world wide and rides for the Harry Perry/VC Elan team in London. He is also fascinated by the weather.

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