David Gleeson RI SGFA


David Gleeson paints stories, capturing still moments and the quiet beauty of everyday life. His work, grounded in keen observation, evokes a sense of mystery and alchemy, revealing a world often overlooked.

 David has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in London, across the UK, the USA, and Johannesburg. He has won prizes in twenty-eight competitions, including 'Discerning Eye' and 'Hunting Art'. In 2011, he was shortlisted for The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition and received a 'Highly Commended' accolade. He won 'Best Drawing' at the SGFA Open in 2016 and 'The Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award' at the R.I. Open in 2019.

 His work is featured in the Chester City Collection, Staffordshire County Council Collection, Keele University Collection, and Aberystwyth University Collection. Notably, he created a stained glass window dedicated by HRH Queen Elizabeth II in Saint Mary’s Church, Stafford, in 2006.