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1972 The Image Magazine
Baroque Press

1974 Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
David Atkinson Drawings

1974 Ilminster Art Centre
Dillington House, Somerset

1975 2nd Cleveland International Drawing Biennale

1975 Ambit Magazine

1976 Satie's Faction
A loose collective of artists working on
themes inspired by Erik Satie.

1977 3rd Cleveland International Drawing Biennale

1978/79 Galerie Lucien Durand, 19 Rue Mazarin, Paris 75006

1982 Festival Gallery, Bath
David Atkinson 'Actual Drawings'

1999 'The Love and Worry Show'
Coningsby Gallery, London

1999 'Upturned Ark' Exhibition, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
One of nine artists invited to make a temporary addition to the ethnographic collection

2004 Singer & Friedlander / Sunday Times
Watercolour Exhibition
Mall Gallery, London and touring

2010 Bath Society of Artists Summer Exhibition
Guest Artist
Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

2017 The British Library
Temporary Exhibition in connection with
'Drawing the Line : Maps in the 21st Century'

2023 Artpreneur Online Architectural Art Exhibition
First Prize
'All that is Solid Melts into Air'

2023 National Portrait Gallery . London
Life-size sitting portrait of Agatha Christie
Part of 'Work in Progress' ; an all-woman
version of the Beatles Sgt Pepper cover artwork

2023 London Art Biennale

2024 Works on Paper
Green & Stone Gallery, Fulham Rd, London

2024 Annual Exhibition
Royal Society of British Artists
The Mall Galleries
Prizewinner : The Anthony J Lester Critics Award

2024 Annual Exhibition
Society of Graphic Fine Art
site link

2024 Drawing of the Year Awards
Archisource . Oxo Tower London
shortlisted for Hand Drawn Award

2024 Biennale Chianciano
VIII Edition
Chianciano Terme, Italy

2024 Wells Art Contemporary
Wells Cathedral
site link


b. 1949

1960 - 1967 Maghull Grammar School, Liverpool

1967 - 1968 Manchester College of Art and Design
Foundation Course

1969 - 1972 Birmingham College of Art and Design
DipAD Graphic Design

1972 - 1974 University of Lancaster
Visual Arts Centre

1974 - 1978 Part Time Lecturer . Bath Academy of Art
BA(Hons) Visual Communication
and Foundation Course

1978 - 1980 Living and working in Paris
exhibiting at Galerie Lucien Durand,
19 Rue Mazarin, Paris, 75006

1980 - 1988 Course Leader . Foundation Studies
Bath Academy of Art, Sydney Place, Bath

1984 Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to China, Japan and Hong Kong

1989 - 1993 Moderator for South West Regional Diploma
in Foundation Studies

1989 - 2003 Part Time Lecturer . University of West of England
BA(Hons) Illustration . Final Year Tutor

1990 - 1999 Part Time Lecturer
Illustration Kurs
Hochschüle, Luzern, Switzerland

1997 - 99 Course Leader HfG Post-Graduate Illustration
Hochschüle, Luzern, Switzerland

2001 - 2004 External Assessor . University of East London