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).