Born 1975 Sydney, New South Wales. Lives and works Manila, Philippines.
David Griggs works across painting, video and installation. Exploring the human condition, Griggs draws on personal experience, political imagery, popular culture and local crime histories. Selected solo exhibitions include Horror Business, GAGPROJECTS, Adelaide (2016); David Griggs, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney (2016); Tie Die Till I Dye, KalimanRawlins, Melbourne (2013); Frat of the Obese, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney (2013); The sort of black claymore paintings, PABLO Galleries, Manila (2010); Zombie Kiss, Uplands Gallery, Melbourne (2009); New York Paris London Rome Manila City Jail, MOP Projects, Sydney (2009); David Griggs at IMA at TCB, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (2008).
Selected group exhibitions include Double Vision, Lee Kong Chian Gallery, National University of Singapore Museum, Singapore (2016); Future Primitive, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, Victoria (2013); The Inversion of the Ideal, Galerie Zimmermann Kratochwill, Graz, Austria (2010); Disorder Disorder: Ulterior Motives in Contempororary Art, Penrith Regional Gallery and the Lewers Bequest, Sydney (2010); Jakarta Biennale: Fluid Zones, Jakarta (2009); Neo Goth – back in black, The University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane (2008); Australian, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (2008); Primavera 2006: Young Australian Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2006).