Biography

David Alexander Flinn was born in New York City in 1987. His work explores the notions of our primordial instincts of survival and the confinement of such by social infrastructures, these concepts often intermingle ideas ranging from botany to the fall of the roman empire. Violence, repression, betrayal and resurrection play an integral role in his language. He utilizes sculpture, installations, drawing and photographs to explore these concepts. He has an BFA from the School of Visual Arts ands exhibited in New York and Italy. He lives in Manhattan and works in Greenport,Long Island.

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS / New York, NY, BFA
SEPTEMBER 2005 - MAY 2009

SCUOLA INTERNAZIONALE GRAFICA / Venice, Italy
JUNE 2004 - AUGUST 2004

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

ENVOY ENTERPRISES, New York, NY
“MIDNIGHT, EVERYTHING IS ALRIGHT”
NOVEMBER 1 - DECEMBER 5, 2015

CASA ITALIANA ZERIILI - MARIMO', New York, NY
"IL QUIETO NELLO SPECCHIO"
JANUARY 29 - MARCH 14, 2014

ENVOY ENTERPRISES, New York, NY
"NOR HERE NOR THERE"
OCTOBER 24 - DECEMBER 1, 2013

ENVOY ENTERPRISES, New York ,NY
"THESE TIDES HIDE TIMES AND LOST LIVES"
OCTOBER 20-NOVEMBER 13, 2011

NP CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER, New York ,NY
"NOSTRUM"
OCTOBER 28 - NOVEMBER 14, 2010

ENVOY ENTERPRISES, New York ,NY
"R.I.P"
MAY 27 - JUNE 27, 2010

ENVOY ENTERPRISES, New York, NY
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"
SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2009

ENVOY ENTERPRISES, New York, NY
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"
AUGUST 1ST, 2009

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

ENVOY ENTERPRISES
"DISCO"
JUNE 29 - AUGUST 1, 2014

SPRING BREAK
"YOU ARE NOT HERE"
MARCH 4 - MARCH 9, 2014

BETSEY LEE GALLERY
"TOTEM"
DECEMBER 12 - JANUARY 30, 2014

CLIC GALLERY
"BY REQUEST"
MAY 12 - MAY 26 ,2013

IDEA CITY - SCHOOLHOUSE
"AFTER NOTHING"
MAY 4 - MAY 11
IN COLLABORATION -THE NEW MUSEUM

ENVOY ENTERPRISES
"DIAcussion"
APRIL 26 - MAY 26, 2013

SPRING/BREAK, New York, NY
"NEW MYSTICISM"
MARCH 5 - MARCH 10, 2013

TEXAS CONTEMPORARY, Houston, TX
OCTOBER 18 - OCTOBER 21, 2012

NADA HUDSON, Hudson ,NY
JULY 28 - JULY 29, 2012

SPRING/BREAK,New York , NY
"APOCOLIST"
MARCH 6 - MARCH 11, 2012

ENVOY ENTERPRISES New York , NY
FAD GADGET MEMORIUM
MARCH 1- MARCH 31, 2012

FUSION GALLERY, Turin, ITALY
"NUOVE PROPOSTE"
JUNE 19 - SEPTEMBER 5, 2010

VISUAL ARTS GALLERY, New York, NY
"MELTING INTO AIR"
FEBRUARY 6 - FEBRUARY 19, 2009

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

SPRING BREAK
"YOU ARE NOT HERE"
MARCH 4 - MARCH 9, 2014

IDEA CITY - SCHOOLHOUSE
"AFTER NOTHING"
MAY 4 - MAY 11
IN COLLABORATION -NEW MUSEUM

CASA ITALIANA ZERILLI-MARIMO. New York, NY
ARTE POVERA RETROSPECTIVE
MARCH 2008
Co-curated with ESSO GALLERY