David Theobald



David Theobald originally trained as a chemical engineer, then pursued a career in finance for fifteen years, before deciding to change profession and dedicate himself to becoming a full-time artist, attaining an MFA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths in 2008.

Recent exhibitions include the neo:artprize 2015, KARST Artist Film Screenings, Screengrab International Media Arts Award in Australia, 971 Horses and 4 Zebras at Tate Modern, Ikon, Birmingham, and solo show PC World at Motorcade/Flashparade, Bristol. His work was included on the New Contemporaries Moving Image 1968 – 2010 DVD. He was winner of the 2015 Creekside Open selected by Richard Deacon, the Motorcade/FlashParade National 2012, and the Open West 2011.


Workers’ Playtime, 2011
Deepest Sympathy, 2011
Trill, 2010
Modern Times, 2009
The Winnersh Triangle, 2009
New Atlantis, 2008
Buzz, 2008
FLY, 2008
Requiem, 2007
Greensleeves, 2007