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David Hastie: CV

David Hastie has been practising as a visual artist since 1993, he creates installations, sculpture and two-dimensional work

He has had solo exhibitions at galleries both in the UK and abroad and been in many group exhibitions. In 2008 he was awarded the Gold Medal for art at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. In 2001 he was selected to represent Wales in Transforms, an international exhibition that staged the work of eight artists from across the globe at the G8 Summit On The Environment, Trieste, Italy

He has produced commissioned work for both private and public bodies including Cywaith Cymru/Artworks Wales and the National Museums & Galleries of Wales and has been selected eight times for the National Eisteddfod of Wales

Born in Carmarthen in 1967, he lives and works in Wales, UK


BA (Hons) Fine Art: University of Wales lnstitute Cardiff, UK
[Achieved 1st Class Honours]
Foundation Studies in Art: University of Wales lnstitute Cardiff, UK
[Achieved Distinction]

Solo Exhibitions:

Waiting For The Railroad: Henry Thomas Gallery, Carmarthen, UK 2006:
Excavation: National Waterfront Museum, Swansea, UK
Terminus (The Artist's Studio): Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, UK
The Gathering: National Eisteddfod of Wales, Meifod, Weslhpool, UK
Refuge: Watch This Space Gallery, Alice Springs, Australia
The Secluded Stage: Mission Gallery, Swansea, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Art & Utility: Henry Thomas Gallery, Carmarthen, UK
Made In Wales: Memorial Gallery, Wrexham, UK
National Eisteddfod of Wales, Cardiff, UK [Gold Medal Winner]
If You Build It They Will Come: G39, Cardiff, UK
The Meaningful Mark: Rhondda Heritage Park Gallery, Trehafod, UK
Sculpture At Kells: Kells Priory, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
National Eisteddfod of Wales: Mold, Flintshire, UK
National Eisteddfod of Wales: Newport, UK
Elsewhere: The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, UK
The Colony: Clynfyw Countryside Centre, Pembrokeshire, UK [Commission]
National Eisteddfod of Wales: St. David’s, UK
Welcome To The Glasshouse: Tactile Bosch, Cardiff, UK
Transforms: Piazza Dell'Unita/Museo Ferroviario, Trieste, Italy
In Retrospect: G39, Cardiff, UK
Art From Wales - A New Generation: Openspace, Milan, Italy
Roam: Coed Hills Rural Artspace, Cowbridge, UK
National Eisteddfod of Wales: Denbigh, UK
Locws lnternational: Maritime & Industrial Museum, Swansea, UK
Certain Welsh Artists: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, UK
Harlech Biennale IV: Lasynys Fawr, Harlech, UK
Superstructure: Centre for Visual Arts, Cardiff, UK
Clean Slate/Showcase Wales: Bay Chambers, Cardiff, UK
National Eisteddfod of Wales: Anglesey, UK
Darllen Delweddau/Reading lmages: St. David's Hall, Cardiff, UK
Ffresh I: Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, UK
Five lnside: Coed Hills Rural Artspace, Cowbridge, UK
National Eisteddfod of Wales: Bridgend, UK
Vaughan's Laundry I & II : Artists' Project Centre, Cardiff, UK
The Gateway: Coed Hills Rural Artspace, Cowbridge, UK
Cardiff Art in Time: Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff, UK
National Eisteddfod of Wales: Builth Wells, UK

Selected Articles, Reviews & Publications:

Locws International 2009: David Hastie, Grace Davies, Anthony Shapland: Locws International
Taliesin 135: Cynllun Strategol: Christine James: Academi
National Eisteddfod of Wales Cardiff: Catalogue: National Eisteddfod of Wales
Locws International 2007: Tim Davies, David Hastie, Grace Davies, Debbie Savage: Locws International
Taliesin 132: Melinau Royton: Aled Lewis Evans: Academi
Sculpture At Kells 2007: Mark Garry: Sculpture At Kells
Pleasure In Swansea: Art Monthly
Locws 3 - Art Across The City: Simon Holly: AN MAgazine
Re-Imaging Wales. Hugh Adams. Seren
Locws International: Tim Davies, David Hastie, Felicia Hughes-Freeland, Emma Safe: Locws International
Here & Now: Iwan Bala: Seren
Imaging Wales: Hugh Adams: Seren
David Hastie: Chris Brown: AN Magazine: October
One Wales: Iwan Bala : Western Mail Publishing
Elsewhere: Catalogue: The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery
Welcome to the Glasshouse: Catalogue: Tactile Bosch
Through The Other's Eyes: Refuge - A Site-Specific Installation for Alice Springs by Welsh Artist David Hastie: Harriet Gaffney: Watch This Space Gallery
Contemporary Art and Museums: Sue Latimer: Museums Journal
Canvas, Castles, Country: Kieran Finnane: Alice News: May 2
David Hastie - Thinking Spaces: Dr. Peter Wakelin: Brava
Transforms: Catalogue: CONAI/Assosiazione Arte Continua/Comunicarte
Roam: Catalogue: Coed Hills Rural Artspace
First Hand - David Hastie: Jeanette Minns: BBC Radio Wales
David Hastie - The Secluded Stage: Jennie Savage: AN Magazine: September
Crossover States: Material Memory - David Hastie & Angharad Jones, Two Artists for the Year of the Artist: lwan Bala: Planet 142
International Impact: David Hastie: AN Magazine: October
Harlech IV Art Biennale 2000: Catalogue: Harlech Biennale
Clean Slate/Showcase Wales: Catalogue: Wales Arts lnternational
Certain Welsh Artists: Iwan Bala: Seren
Superstructure: Catalogue: Centre for Visual Arts
Returning Art to the Values of the Visual: Dr. Peter Wakelin: Western Mail 4 Feb.
Talking Pictures: Ann Gruffydd Rhys: Barn
National Eisteddfod of Wales Bridgend: Catalogue: National Eisteddfod of Wales
The Gateway: Catalogue: Coed Hills Rural Artspace