Exhibition 13 May to 18 June, 2006
David Sandlin was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1956. In 1972, at the age of fifteen, he moved with his parents to Hanceville, Alabama. In 1980 he moved to New York City, wher he currently teaches at the School of Visual Arts.
Sandlin’s art first appeared in New York on the streets of the Lower East Side, in the form of hand-screened political posters and prints advertising local art and music events. In 1983 he joined the Gracie Mansion Gallery, a pioneer of the East Village art scene.
Sandlin’s comics have appeared in RAW, Strappazin, Blab, Nozone, Zero Zero, and other publications. He has also published illustrations in The New Yorker and The New York Times. Sandlin has exhibited his prints, paintings, books, and installations throughout the United States and in Europe, Japan, and Australia.