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David Harris
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David Harris was born in Staffordshire. His interest in painting was sparked when at the age of nine he was chosen to attend Art classes on a Saturday mornings run by the Sutherland Institute. This was followed by Foundation Course in Art at Newcastle Under John Shelton. He read Fine Art under the Late Arthur Berry RA and George Mallalieu at the North Staffordshire Polytechnic in Burslem and attained a BA (Hons).

The artwork exhibited on Deviantart is a collection of pieces produced over the last 30 years.

Art Aboyne 12th July - 6th August 2013
Cairncross, Invergordon, Nov 2012- May2013
Nairn Open Arts Festival, Moray, June 2010
New Pitsligo Show, Aberdeenshire, 2007 (prize winner) and 2009 (prize winner)
Royal Scottish Academy 2008, Edinburgh
Harris Gallery, Perthshire
Moorland Art Centre, Leek, Staffordshire
Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Loggie Streading's Gallery, Grampian
Banchory Gallery, Aberdeenshire
The Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney
Soli Deo Gallery, Kirkwall, Orkney
The Waterfront Gallery, Stromness, Orkney
The 'Bu' Gallery, Stomness, Orkney
Shropshire Teachers' Open Art Exhibition, The Gate Way, Shrewsbury (1987)
Contemporary Art Exhibition, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Keele University, Chancellors Building, Staffordshire
Shropshire Art Works Exhibition
Shropshire in the Marches
Silk top Hat Gallery, Ludlow, Shropshire
One Man Show, The Minkstone Gallery, Longton, Staffordshire (1978)


Smithonian Institute, Washington DC
Alton Castle, Staffordshire
Stromness Museum, Orkney
Fossil Centre, Orkney
Skail House, Skara Brae, Orkney

Current Residence: Aberdeenshire
Favourite genre of music: Yeh like I can narrow that down.
Favourite style of art: Painting
MP3 player of choice: wireless
Shell of choice: Nautilus
Wallpaper of choice: Flock
Skin of choice: Rizla Green
Favourite cartoon character: General Gordon
Personal Quote: The garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom.


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DangoMango Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2016  Professional General Artist
Cheers for the fave! Much appreciated :)
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EintoeRn Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
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roundtower Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Merry christmas everybody Christmas- Deerling Christmas- Pikachu Santa Merry Christmas Sign fella Gift (Party) Merry Christmas - fella (Universe) F2U Christmas - Markiplier Icon F2U Christmas Jacksepticeye icon Reindeer Divider Reindeer Divider Reindeer Divider
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ClairObscur16 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2015
Thank you! I'm flattered!
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moonlight311 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my goodness. Your name is the same as my brother. David Harris. Beautiful gallery
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Sublime-Feline Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:wave: Hello, I happened across your beautiful and outstanding gallery and would like to extend an offer of membership to my group

:iconworld-of-wildlife: World-of-Wildlife

Please accept my apologies for placing this request on your profile but it seems I've reached my formal group invitation limit.

Kind Regards-
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Bernardumaine Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving !
Nushaa Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015
thank you so much for being a member of my group, Owlies-Inc. it really does mean a lot to me. Heart
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QCC-Art Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for noticing the work.

You can enjoy more images from the QCC Art Gallery here:…

And if you're ever in the NYC area...stop to have you visit!
robcat Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
I love your work! Amazing gallery! There is a lot of imagination here! 
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ClairObscur16 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
your art is always disturbing, questioner, multiple. You leave a a painting, then you come back and find out something else......Where do you find your inspiration?
 Do you know the English painter Richard Parkes Bonington, this so unknown precursor of the Impressionists? If so, what is your opinion about him? He's one of my masters.
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AdelaideFumo Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014
thanks for the favuorite! Nice works! ;)
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Art-deWhill Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014   General Artist
Hi David, cheers and thanks for another fave! :)
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ClairObscur16 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014
 A really strange and harrowing ambiance in most of your works. Original and attractive.
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Meej-the-Kraken Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello, I'm just wondering, are you the David Harris who used to stay at Quoyloo?
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NudeTaylor Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Wonderful work!
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Life-takers-crayons Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014
Thank you for the favs :)
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ddeltoro Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fave.  You have a powerful gallery!
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wytherwing Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014
thank you David for the :+fav: on Back in the U.S.S.R. :beer:
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Bernardumaine Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving :D
Bernardumaine Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving :D
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namtar57 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014
Thanks so much for the favourite.:D (Big Grin) 
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WolverFox Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Student General Artist
Your work is absolutely superb!
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DeLumine Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
Thank you so much!
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