David Ferry studied at Blackpool College of Higher and Further Education, 1974-6 and at Camberwell School of Art and Crafts , 1979-81. He became a painter and is now a leading print maker. He studied printmaking at the Slade and Camberwell (extended studies in printmaking 1981-82). He Studied Printmaking at Camberwell with Agathe Sorel and Frank Tinsley and at the Slade with Peter Daglish and Stanley Jones. Former Artistic Director of the Curwen Print Study Centre in Cambridge and former visiting Professor of Fine Art at the Long Island University in New York.
Ferry's work is in many international and museum collections, including, The Ashmolean Oxford, The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Modern Art ,New York, The Victoria & Albert Museum, M & C Saatchi, London, The Strang Collection, University College London & the University of Vermont. He was a recent recipient of a Pollock / Krasner major award .
David is currently Head of Printmaking at the Cardiff School of Art & Design and a visiting lecturer at the Crawford College of Art and the Burren College of Art in Ireland.
-First solo show at Grundy Art Gallery,Blackpool 1987.
-Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, 1987.
-Awarded the Pollock Krasner grant in New York in 2002.
-He represented the UK in the Senefelder (Germany) 2002.
-He represented the UK in the Tallin Triennial (Estonia) 2004.
-He represented the UK in the Krakow Triennial (Poland) 2006.
-Elected ARE (the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers) in 2006.
-Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2002.
-Solo exhibition at Roe and Moore, London, 2002.
-solo exhibition was at Lawrence Graham on the Strand, London in 2006.
-Solo exhibition at Simon Finch Gallery, London,2010.
The six images below are from a series of twenty five, titled `Faces and Places from History` Completed 2005.
All the lithographs are printed in full colour digital archive quality, pure pigment prints on 320 gsm , enhanced paper.
Edition of 25 copies only.
A complete 'portfolio' edition of the complete set at A2 size,( edition 25) would be £2,500.