David Ogle

David Ogle (b.1987) graduated from Lancaster University with a 1st class BA in Fine Art History and Practice in 2009, and an MA with a Distinction in Contemporary Arts Research in 2012. He is currently undertaking an AHRC funded doctoral research project at The University of Liverpool in collaboration with FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) maintaining his studio practice alongside academic work.

David Ogle’s work has been exhibited extensively in the UK and Europe, with notable solo exhibitions and commissions including: ‘Lumen’ (York St. John University, York, UK – Illuminating York), ‘In Another Light’ (Croft Castle, Herefordshire, UK – The National Trust) and ‘Subterranean: Sculpture Shock’ (The Vaults, London – The Royal British Society of Sculptors).


David Ogle lives and works in Liverpool, UK
Represented by Mark Devereux Projects
Member of The Royal British Society of Sculptors


Ph.D. Collaborative doctoral award: The University of Liverpool / FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology)
M.A. Contemporary Arts Research: Lancaster University
B.A. (hons) Fine Art (History/Practice): Lancaster University

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 Light Traces, Broadgate, London, UK
Loomings, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre, Bury, UK
In Another Light, The National Trust, Croft Castle, Hertfordshire, UK
David Ogle, Sake No Hana, London, UK
Light in Contemporary Sculpture, The Royal British Society of Sculptors, London, UK
David Ogle – Subterranean. The Royal British Society of Sculptors –  Sculpture Shock, The Vaults, London, UK
David Ogle – Automata, Godfrey Pilkington Art Gallery, St Helens, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions

Cheongju Craft Biennale 2017, Cheongju, South Korea
Light Lab: Light Up The North Network, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK
Green Man Festival 2017, Brecon Beacons, UK
Henley Festival 2017, Henley-on-Thames, UK
Sculpture Shock, The Royal British Society of Sculptors, London, UK
Illuminating York, St John University, York, UK
The Manchester Contemporary, Artwork Atelier, Manchester, UK
LEAF Live Events, Liverpool, UK
Mark Devereux Projects Open House, Manchester, UK
Regenerate 14, The Lab Magazine, Copenhagen, Denmark
Regenerate 14, The Lab Magazine, Berlin, Germany
Federation House Open, Manchester, UK
Crystallize, Old Billingsgate Market, London, UK
Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, The Pyramid Arts Centre, Warrington, UK
Mak?ng Sense, Fallout Factory, Liverpool, UK
MDP AfterHours, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Means of Feedback, CUBE, Manchester, UK
The Catlin Art Prize 2013, LondonNewcastle Project Space, London, UK
Kinetica Art Fair 2013, Ambika P3, London, UK
Sculpture Shock Finalists Showcase, The Royal British Society of Sculptors, London, UK
Kinetica, The Village Underground, Shoreditch, London, UK
Object – Memory, The Lica Building, Lancaster, UK
Lines of Enquiry, Neo Gallery, Bolton, UK
Neo Art Prize, Neo Gallery, Bolton, UK
Inside, BLANKSPACE, Manchester, UK
Kinetica Art Fair, Ambika P3, London, UK
The Title Art Prize, BLANKSPACE, Manchester, UK
Icon Magazine 100th Issue Event, London, UK
Chaosmos II, View Two Gallery – Liverpool Biennial Independents, Liverpool, UK
The Museum Capsule, Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Warrington, UK
Draw The Line, Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster, UK

Awards, Grants & Residences

Winner: Best Cultural Partnership, York Culture Awards, York, UK
Light Up The North (LUTN) Residency 2017, Blackpool, UK
Arts Council England (Grants for the Arts): Loomings
Green Man Festival 2016 Artist Residency
Meadow Arts in partnership with The National Trust, UK
Arts Council England (Grants for the Arts): Loomings
Art Catlin: Selected for the 2013 Catlin Art Prize, London, UK
Royal British Society of Sculptors: Sculpture Shock
Residency Award Winner, London, UK
AHRC Doctoral Scholarship – The University of Liverpool Collaborative doctoral award between The University of Liverpool and FACT, Liverpool, UK
Neo Gallery: Neo Art Prize, Visitor’s Choice Award / Judges recommendation award, Bolton, UK
BLANKSPACE Gallery: The Title Art Prize, People’s Choice Award, Manchester, UK
Aesthetica Magazine: Creative Works finalist
Godfrey Pilkington Gallery: Artist in Residence, St. Helens, UK
Lancaster University: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Scholarship Prize, Lancaster, UK