Upon old metal advertisement signs, pill tins and even re-formed plastic-waste packaging, David Cass paints his seascapes: things of beauty in themselves, but also subtly exploring the Anthropocene. There is something of the miniaturist in Cass’ work, a focusing in on the detail, no matter what the scale, and that scale ranges from the very small to the very large. Cass finds his objects at flea markets, salvage yards, antique fairs...
— Excerpt from The Herald Newspaper · February 2019
 
 

Rising Horizon

Ongoing project and recent solo exhibition: environmentally themed artworks, painted upon re-formed plastics and recycled metals.

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About

David was born in Edinburgh and brought up in the Scottish Borders. He received a scholarship to Florence shortly after graduating from Edinburgh College of Art in 2010, and has spent the decade since working and exhibiting around Europe. Currently based in London.

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Where Once the Waters

In a new project, David has launched a survey to collect sea level data personalised to each of us. You are invited to take part.

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As Coastline is to Ocean

In collaboration with artist Joseph Calleja, the estate of Robert Callender and An Talla Solais (Ullapool), this Creative Scotland backed summer show runs from 20th July to 8th September.

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