"In many ways David's work is a collaborative endeavour between herself and water, allowing the steam or the tides, falling rain or still waters to shape and respond to the ink she pours into it, the paper she leaves under it, the lens she points towards it." Read more...

The Ephemeral River Residency Dartington

The Ephemeral River Residency Dartington.

Photo: Oliver Raymond Barker

Selected projects, collaborations, exhibitions, readings, residencies, and awards include: 


Word Cafe, Totnes, with Alice Oswald; Alumni Show, Plymouth University; Radical Landscapes: Innovation in Landscape & Language Art with Hanna Tuulikki; Oxo Gallery, London; The Ephemeral River Residency Dartington; Nature Art Biennale, Korea; visiting MA lecturer Plymouth University; Digital Art Commission, Exeter University, Phoenix;  The Film Painting Prize, London; Dust on the Mirror, Gallery North, Newcastle, Temporeale, British School at Rome; Land/Water Research Exhibition, University of Wales… See CV

Water stories, the body,

all the things we do, 

are mediums

that hide and show

what's hidden. 

Study them,

and enjoy this being washed

with a secret we sometimes know,

and then not.

Story Water


Transl. Coleman Barks


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Charities supported this year: 

- Animal Free Research UK

- American Society for the Protection of Animals 

- Oxfam