David Shennan


David Shennan was born in Scotland in 1965 and emigrated to Auckland New Zealand in 1974. He studied at the Elam School of Fine Arts University of Auckland (1989-1990)  gaining a Master of Fine Arts, (First Class Honours) and also Bachelor of Fine Arts (1985-88).


1989-90Master of Fine Arts, First Class Honours,
 Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland

1985-88Bachelor of Fine Arts
 Elam School of Fine Arts University of Auckland


1990Fowlds Memorial Prize in Fine Arts
 Most Distinguished on Faculty at Masters Level
 Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland

1989Wilkins and Davies
 New Zealand Young Artist of the Year
 (Public vote) $10,000 Prize

Selected Reviews:

2007 Artnews
2007Arts Review Art Beat
2007The Press Christchurch
2001Asian Art News
2004 – 1988Dominion Times

 NZ Herald
 Otago Daily Times
 Sunday Star
 National Business Review
 North and South

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2016 SPA_CE Gallery, Napier
2014 Black Barn Gallery, Havelock North
2010 Brooke Gifford Gallery, Christchurch
2010 Southland Museum and Art Gallery
2008 Brooke Gifford Gallery, Christchurch
2007 Brooke Gifford Gallery, Christchurch
2005 Carrick Winery Bannockburn Central Otago
2004 Peter Rae Gallery Dunedin
1998 Milford Galleries Dunedin
1997 Artworks Gallery Wanaka
1995 Milford Galleries Dunedin
1994 Southland Museum and Art Gallery Invercargill
1993 Gow Langsford Gallery Auckland
1993 Gow Langsford Gallery Wellington
1992 Gow Langsford Gallery Auckland
1991 Gow Langsford Gallery Auckland

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