David Edgar

(Portrait by Nathan Taylor)


David is a visual artist, and program coordinator at Events Tasmania with carriage of major event partnerships. His clients include the Breath of Fresh Air and Cradle Mountain Film Festivals. He studied film during his post-graduate and undergraduate years and on a number of occasions has dabbled in the film industry. He has also worked in contemporary music, venue management, arts administration and as a teacher in drawing.

As a visual artist, David has exhibited internationally in the US, in all states of Australia and across Tasmania, and has had his drawings selected as finalist, purchased and won a number of Australian art awards.

He has recently completed a PhD at the University of Tasmania and has a further eleven years of academic education in the fine arts from the University of Tasmania and the National Art School in Sydney. David is currently represented by Handmark Gallery in Tasmania.