David is a European artist born in Dublin. He initally studied Photography at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art & Design. Later completing his BA in Photographic Arts at the University of Westminster. Over the past decade David has exhibited internationally including solo shows at Gallery Vassie (Amsterdam), Draíocht (Dublin), Central European House of Photography (Bratislava), Schwartz Gallery (London) & SITEATION (Dublin). During this period, David’s practice has moved away from photography & now encompasses a wide range of mediums including sculpture, intervention, installation, performance, walking & utilising appropriated objects. Blackmore was named 'Best UK based artist' at the London Irish Art Fair (2015) & subsequently became a Fellow of the RSA. In 2016, David graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art with a Masters and was the Slade’s recipient of the Land Securities Studio award. Blackmore has recently been awarded the 2017/18 Pete Lloyd Lewis studio award at Chisenhale studios & has had a piece of work accessioned to the British Museum. David presently holds an Honorary Research Associateship with the Slade School of Fine Art /UCL Art Museum. Blackmore is a Senior lecturer at the University for the Creative Arts & a visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster.