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David P Scott is a freelance artist based in Dundee, Scotland.

David’s practice includes photography, video, painting, printmaking, sound design, music and creative learning. His photography and video focuses on creativity and involves showcasing people, places and projects in an honest and natural way. His painting and printmaking is characterised by the use of bold lines, geometric shapes and layers alongside vibrant colour palettes. His sound design and music feature in his video projects alongside more experimental compositions using field recording, sampling and modular synthesis. His work in creative learning includes workshops and programmes with Dundee Contemporary Arts and Tayside Healthcare Arts Trust amongst others.

David graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 2006 with an honours degree in Fine Art. His work has appeared in exhibitions at various venues including the Cooper Gallery, Dundee’s City Square, The McManus Art Gallery & Museum, Royal Scottish Academy, Scottish Arts Club and V&A Dundee and been short-listed for the Palme-Dewar Short Film Competition and Scottish Portrait Awards. He is a member of the Scottish Artists Union.

David has worked with a range of clients over the years including a-n, Architecture & Design Scotland, Creative Dundee, Creative Edinburgh, Crisis, Culture Perth & Kinross, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee Design Festival, Dundee International Women’s Centre, Dundee Print Collective, Edinburgh Film Festival, Forgan Arts Centre, Fun A Day Dundee, Hot Chocolate Trust, Jazz Scotland, Leisure & Culture Dundee, Maxwell Centre, McManus Art Gallery & Museum, NHS Tayside, ScrapAntics, Tayside Healthcare Arts Trust, UNESCO City of Design Dundee, University of Dundee, University of Edinburgh Business School and V&A Dundee amongst others.

An interview with David by Ryan McLeod of the Creative Chit Chat podcast can be found on Soundcloud.

An interview with David by painter and curator Nicola Wiltshire can be found on Spotify.

New work, archive selections and thoughts on the creative process can be found on Instagram.


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