David Quinn was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1971. He lives and works in Shillelagh, County Wicklow. He has been exhibiting his work regularly since 1995. 

Recent solo shows include: Verse, Rossicontemporary, Brussels (2020); David Quinn, Gana Art Hannam, Seoul (2019); Paintings, Yanagisawa Gallery, Tokyo (2018) and New Paintings, Purdy Hicks, London (2018).




‘Artists make art not because they have knowledge they want to “express” but because they want to discover or learn something through the practice of art. Communion and contemplation, then, are disciplines not merely for viewers but also for artists as they make their work.’  -  Daniel A. Siedell