David Kim WHITTAKER (Kernow)


David Whittaker is a self-taught artist who was born in Cornwall, and is based in Newquay. He was the winner of the National Open Art Competition in 2011. His work has been seen at the Royal West of England Academy and several times at the London Art Fair. Whittaker's paintings have been the subject of a number of solo shows at the Millennium Gallery in St Ives, which has also included his work in group exhibitions.

There is also an Irish born photographer, printmaker and author of the same name, see David WHITTAKER (Eire)


Painting in mixed media


2005: Royal Academy Summer Show

2011: Mall Galleries, London - 'The Discerning Eye'

2012: Millennium Gallery, St Ives 'A Bird in the Mammal House'

2017: A Portrait for Human Presence, Fondazione Mudima, Milan (June-July)

2019: Protected by Alarms - at the Old Vicarage Flats, St Ives, Anima Mundi (25 Oct-16 Nov)

2024: A Skin Made Porous, Anima Mundi, St Ives (10 Feb-23 Mar)




Buckman (1998) Dictionary of Arts in Britain since 1945

David Kim Whittaker A Portrait for Human Presence by Joseph Clarke, David Kim Whittaker and David Rosenberg, pub. Fondazione Mudima, 2017