In Search of George Cartlidge | David Bethell | 2014 | still from video | image: Glen Stoker

New Represented Artist: David Bethell

Mark Devereux Projects are delighted to announce David Bethell will be joining our roster of represented artists.

Having worked with David through MDP Associates and followed his development during his recent MA at Central Saint Martins, we are proud to be supporting his practice at this pivotal point.

“I have known David for over 10-years, since first meeting as peers at Staffordshire University. Throughout this time I have keenly followed his career and practice trajectory. We feel this is an important period following his recent MA to work with David in extending his research and exhibition opportunities.” [Mark Devereux]

“I’m really pleased to be invited to work with an organisation that is doing something different for artists and their work. The focus is about development and creating new possibilities with the artist’s interests at the core. I am excited to see where this might take work and practice.” [David Bethell]

Further information

David Bethell (b.1983) holds a BA in Fine Art from Staffordshire University (2005), a MA in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins (2016). His work has been exhibited throughout the UK, including solo exhibitions at Wolverhampton Art Gallery (2015) and Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery (2017). He was selected to be in World Event Young Artists in Nottingham in 2012 and won the Worcester Open in 2013. He was recently selected by the Charlie Smith Gallery for the Exhibition ‘Young Gods’ in London. Other Group exhibitions include Spheres7 in Paris with Chatterjee and Lal; Poolside Emergency at Bluecoat Gallery and Artist in the City at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery.

Bethell previously founded AirSpace Gallery in 2006 with Andrew Branscombe in Stoke-on-Trent as well leading on Stoke’s first Contemporary Art Biennale in 2006, 2008 and 2010. During this time Bethell worked on developing the arts with the city.

Bethell is currently developing new works with Meadows Arts at Weston Park and Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.

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