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ABOUT

BIOGRAPHY

David Clifton-Strawn centers his work on portraiture, fine art, documentary and fashion – all of which lends a particular focus on his hometown, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

His work is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. He has exhibited across the US. 

 

In all of his work, David focuses on the dignity, strength and resilience of individuals.

 

He finds Inspiration in the works of Yousuf Karsh, Katy Grannan, Herman Leonard, Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, Diane Arbus and Robert Mapplethorpe.

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Permanent Collections

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made - Tableau-3, 2019.  Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia. Atlanta, United States. Purchased 2019.

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GRANTS

2022-23, City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs Emerging Artist Grant

2022-23, City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs Artist Project Grant

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022 Faces and Figures, The Art Institute of Atlanta, Dunwoody, GA. USA 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023  The Narrative Power of Black & White, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA. USA

 

2022 Black and White, South x Southeast Photogallery, Molena, GA. USA

 

2022 Small July: A Small Works Art Show, Jennifer Balcos Gallery, Atlanta, GA. USA

2022 Public Record: Portraits of Affection and Intimacy, Los Angeles Center of Photography, Los Angeles, CA. USA

 

2022 Gathered V: Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art GA, Atlanta, GA. USA

2021  The SE Center Open, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC. USA

2021  Open Call, Praxis Gallery and Photographic Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN. USA

2021  The Secret Life of Color, Praxis Gallery & Photographic Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN. USA

2021  Catherine Couturier SELECTS 2021, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA. USA

2021   Aging As Art, Bowers Museum, Santa, Ana, CA. USA 

2021  The Curated Fridge, Summer 2021

2020  PhotoBUCKHEAD, Buckhead Library, Atlanta, GA. USA,

2020  Francis Thompson Selects, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA. USA 

2020  High Visibility, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA. USA

2020  Aging As Art, Bowers Museum Santa, Ana, CA. USA 

2019  Alan Avery Selects, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA. USA

2018  Airport 2018, Hartsfield International Airport, Atlanta, GA. USA​

MAGAZINES

Model Society, Issue 17, 8-page spread and back cover

CORPORATE CLIENTS

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