Born in 1971 in The Hague, Netherlands, to German and English parents, David grew up in Luxembourg and has been living and working in Brussels, Belgium, since 2006. He holds both Belgian and British nationality.

David received Fine Arts education in the UK, France, and the USA, and recently also completed a BA in Philosophy at KU Leuven, Belgium.


1990-1991: Wimbledon School of Art, London (UK) (Foundation Course in Art and Design)

1991-1993: Ecole Régionale des Beaux-Arts de Montpellier (F) (Fine Arts)

1993-1994: School of Visual Arts, New York (US) (Painting)

2012-2016: KU Leuven, Leuven (B) (BA Philosophy)       

solo shows (selection)


The Crushing Force of the Unappeasable Law, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg | PRESS


Greetings from the Basement, Hopstraat 63, Brussels | INSTALLATION VIEWS & TEXT


All Things Move Toward Their End, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg | PRESS


It's a Sad and Beautiful World, Guest Room Contemporary Art Project Room, Brussels | PRESS & TEXT


Mother Lode, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg | PRESS & TEXT


Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg | PRESS


Last and Final Call, Nerveshot, Luxembourg


Time Is the Slaughterhouse of the Universe, Espace Royal Monterey, Banque Générale du Luxembourg, Luxembourg (série CALenGénérale) | PRESS & INSTALLATION VIEWS


Lost in the Supermarket, Alimentation Générale – Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg | PRESS


Recent Works, Luxembourg House, New York | PRESS


No More Heroes - Images of a Dissolving Surface, Nerveshot, Luxembourg


XV paintings black and white, La Passerelle, Luxembourg

Nowhere, Congo, Luxembourg

David Russon’s 20th Century Imagery, Celula, Bettembourg (L) and European Parliament, Luxembourg | PRESS

group shows (selection)


Luxembourg Art Week, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg, with artists of the gallery

The Syndicate of Belgian Painters, Cultuurcentrum De Bogaard, Sint-Truiden, Gasthuiskapel Borgloon, and Anouk Vilain Art Gallery, Diepenbeek (B), with Adelheid De Witte, Cindy Wright, Elise Berkvens, Fred Michiels, Koen van den Broek, Stefan Peters, Steven Peters Caraballo, Stephan Balleux, Karl Mechnig, and Peter Weidenbaum


Convento, Leuven (B), with Luc Vandervelde Lux, curated by Sven Vanderstichelen | INSTALLATION VIEWS


Arture #6, De Pastorie, Herzele (B), with Stephan Balleux, Steven Peters Caraballo, Joachim Devillé, Pieter Jan Martyn, Stefan Serneels, Marilou van Lierop, and Cindy Wright, curated by Sven Vanderstichelen | TEXT

Group Show, Nosbaum Reding, with artists of the gallery

Art2Cure, Galerie Indépendance, Luxembourg


Luxembourg Art Week, with Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg, with artists of the gallery


Dernier tango à la gare, Galerie Bradtke, Luxembourg, curated by Rafael Springer


So So Nice At Home, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg, with Frank Jons, Vera Cox, Carine Kraus, and Aïda Schweitzer

Figures de style, Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg, Espace Royal Monterey, Luxembourg, with Claude Ernster and Christan Neuman, curated by Christan Mosar


Un voyage, Rue Notre-Seigneur 13, Brussels, with Stany Defize, Luc Vandervelde, Leslie Vandermeulen, and Luc Deleu | TEXT

Single Fare #2: Please Swipe Again, Sloan Fine Art, New York


Inaugural Exhibition, Goliath Institute of Art, Hillsdale, NY, curated by John Haas


Ansichtssache. Zeitgenössische Malerei und Fotografie aus Luxemburg, Embassy of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, Berlin

Imágenes Latentes, Galeria Fúcares, Madrid, with Adam Adach, Yves Belorgey, Carlos Correia, Tom Fabritius, Gabi Hamm, Miki Leal, Andrei Roiter, Simeón Saiz Ruiz, Yvan Salomone, Andrea Salvino, and Pamela Wilson-Ryckman, curated by Alberto Martín | PRESS


Milieu Isotope, La Lune en Parachute, Epinal (F), with Chad K and Bertrand Segonzac

New_Company. Nouveaux portraits de groupe, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg, with AES+F,  Atelier van Lieshout, Vanessa Beecroft, Olaf Breuning, Bruno Pacheco, and Katharina Ziemke | PRESS

Welcome to Our Neighbourhood, Arsenal, Metz, with Pierre Filliquet, François Génot, Djos Janssens, Carine and Elisabeth Krecké, Elmar Mauch, Myriam Mechita, Yoann Van Parys, and Vera Weisgerber, curated by Danielle Igniti | PRESS


One For All, All For One, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, with Frederic Barthes, Nezaket Ekici, Joy Episalla, Ebru Erülkü, David Kramer, Dominic McGill, Istvan Nyari, Yoshua Okon, Samuel Rousseau, Peter Schlör, Paul M Smith, Cédric Tanguy, and Suzanne Wright


Playtime, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, with Stephan Balleux, Nono Bandera, Jimi Dams, G-Brecht, Eudes Menichetti, Moke, Jacques Monory, Jans Muskee, David Nicholson, Istvan Nyari, Léopold Rabus, Till Rabus, Serse, Michael Van den Besselaar, M-H Vander Eecken, Eric White, Joanneke Meester, and Linda van Boven

Beneath the Surface, Holman Fenwick & Willan, London, and Albemarle Gallery (Winter Show), London, with Mary Grant, Louise Lawton, John Smyth, K Soo Swain, and Hiromi Watanabe, curated by Headquarter Contemporary Art/Domenic Pontone

Exposition de réouverture, Alaplage - forum d’art contemporain, Toulouse (F)


B/C2, Bettembourg (L), with Frédéric Oulieu | PRESS

Nude, Nude, Luxembourg, with Rafael Springer


I Love Luxembourg, 3 rue Chimay, Luxembourg, with Rafael Springer et Christophe Flammang | TEXT

2ième Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Strassen (L)

XXIe Biennale d’Esch, Esch-sur-Alzette (L)


Cinematic, Nerveshot, Luxembourg, with Miikka Heinonen | PRESS

Pretendings, Nerveshot, Luxembourg, avec Rafael Springer

Miroir-Menteur, Konschthaus Beim Engel, Luxembourg

À la place – votre image nous appartient, Alaplage-forum d’art contemporain, Toulouse (F), with Marianne, Frédéric Oulieu, Bertrand Segonzac, and JF Sékail | PRESS


Salon du Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg, Villa Vauban, Luxembourg | PRESS


Fragile, 25 rue des Scillas, Howald (L), with Rafael Springer | PRESS

other work (selection)


Observer Cinema (co-writing, voice, background conception and installation), Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh (UK) and City Arts Centre, Edinburgh (UK), by Sven Werner, curated by Mark Daniels (New Media Scotland)


Homecoming: Station Stories (voice), installations in various railway stations in Scotland, by Sven Werner


The Notebooks of Oskar Bode (writing, performance, set design), Glasgow (UK), by Sven Werner


Tales of Magical Realism I, II, and III (writing, performance, voice, set design), Glasgow (UK), by Sven Werner


Wall paintings and collages at Centre de Conférence Kiem (L), with Spike, commissioned by Mudam, curated by Björn Dahlström


Insecurity, painting performance, IAM - Interactive Art and Music, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’Art Contemporain (L)


Short Stories (set design, with Trixi Weis), Guillaume Weis Dance People, Théâtre d’Esch (L)


Prix du Jury de la XXIe Biennale d’Esch, 2003

Prix d’Encouragement, 2e Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Strassen, 2003

Prix du Jeune Artiste, 2e Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Strassen, 2003

Prix de la Jeune Peinture (jointly with Nathalie Reuter), Salon du Cercle Artistique du Luxembourg, 2001



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