David Cass

Artist Biography

David Cass was born in Edinburgh, and brought up in the Scottish Borders. He graduated with First Class Honours from Edinburgh College of Art in 2010, receiving the Royal Scottish Academy’s John Kinross Scholarship to Florence. The RSA now holds six of his artworks in their permanent collection. He is based in the UK, thoughs take frequent research trips onto mainland Europe and has spent extended periods of time working in Italy, Belgium, Spain and France. His work has been exhibited throughout Scotland and England, and further afield too (Florence, Brussels, Barcelona, Toronto) with private collections throughout Europe, and in Canada, America & Australia. A list of current, upcoming and previous exhibition dates can be seen at www.davidcass.art

Artist Statement

David Cass’ artistic approach is wide-ranging, each project anchored by sustainability and environmental campaign. While painting and construction are the artforms he uses most often, his recent projects also include photography, writing, survey and curation. Bound by their use of found and recycled materials, Cass’ artworks each investigate water in some way.

Selected Exhibitions 

Venice Biennale, Venice Art Factory, 2021
Horizon Rising, Taigh Chearsabhagh, 2020
Rising Horizon, The Scottish Gallery, 2019
More Alchemy, Tatha Gallery, 2018
Water Paper Paint, Royal Watercolour Society, 2017
Connections, Tatha Gallery, 2017
Surface, Gayfield Creative, 2016
Till it’s Gone, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, 2016
Tonight Rain Tomorrow Mud, The Scottish Gallery, 2015
Unearthed, The Scottish Gallery, 2011