Born 20 September 1956. England.

1975 – 1976 Salisbury School of Art
1976 – 1979 St Martins College of Art, London. Sculpture A course. BA [Hons]
1983 – 1985 The Royal College of Art. MA Photography
1976 – 2008 Lives and works in London.
2008 – 2016 Lives and works in SE Asia producing an extensive body of sculptural site specific installations and commissions for private and corporate clients.

Currently lives and works in Northern Italy


2008 New prints ▫︎ Paul Smith Space, Albermarle Street, London
1997 Strokes ▫︎ Purdy Hicks Gallery, London + Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea
1995 Retrospective ▫︎ Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London
1994 Transmutations ▫︎ Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
1993 New Work ▫︎ Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London
1992 Olympics ▫︎ Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, + Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London.
Toured: Barcelona, Manchester, Edinburgh, Norwich, and Aberdeen
1991 OneManShow ▫︎ Galerie du Chateau D’Eau and Galerie Espace St Cyprien, Toulouse, France.
1990 David Hiscock ▫︎ Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
Toured Osaka, Nagoya, and Sapporo. Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, London. The Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich.
1989 The Photographer’s Gallery, London.
1988 Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, London.
1987 The Royal Photographic Society, Bath.


2008 'Hugh Stoneman: Master Printer'. Tate St Ives
2003 ‘Z30 ‘ Zelda Cheatle Gallery
2001 ‘Bittersweet’ Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London.
2000 'Prints 1999-2000' Purdy Hicks gallery, London
2000 'Annual Exhibition' Visual Arts Scotland, Edinburgh
‘The Century of the Body’ Musee de l’Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Edificio Sede da Caixa, Lisbon, Portugal.
1999 ‘Floor Gazing’. University of Southampton, Winchester School of Art and tour
‘Photo Synthesis’ Rare Gallery, New York
‘Revelation’ Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
“In to the light’ Royal Photographic Society, Bath, Newlin Art Gallery, Penzance
1997 'History' The Mag Collection, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull and Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
'Little boxes', Photfusion Gallery, London. Cambridge Darkroom, Cambridge
'Wait and see (what’s for dinner)', Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
'Prints and Books', Purdy Hicks Gallery, London.
1996 'Time Machine', Museo Egizio, Turin, Italy.
1995 'Images 20', Royal College of Art, London.
1994 'The Journey', Gallery K, London
'Drawing', Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
'Time Machine', British Museum, London
'A Positive View', Saatchi Gallery, London.
1993 'APAD Art Fair', New York, U.S.A
'Gallery Artists', Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
'Cologne Art Fair', Germany
'The puzzle of pain', touring exhibition, France
'Fictions of the Self', Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, U.S.A.
Toured: Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, U.S.A. Palazzo del Exhibition, Rome, Italy.
Museum of Modern Art, Nice, France.
1992 'Works by 54 master printers', John Jones Gallery, London
'The Figure Laid Bare', Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, London
'Print Centre Editions', Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, London
'Visa Olympic Art', Palais Moya, Barcelona, Spain.
1991 'David Hiscock and Calum Colvin', Oriel Gallery, Cardiff, Theatre Clwyd, Mold
'Art now', Beak Street Gallery, London.
1990 'Identities', Philadelphia Art Alliance, U.S.A
'Rencontres Photographiques', Carcassone, France
'Face On', The Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London
'Gallery Artists', Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, London.
1989 'Figure II, Naked', Victoria Art Gallery, Bath
'Fictive Strategies', Squibb Gallery, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A
'Blasphemies, Ecstasies, Cries', Serpentine Gallery, London.
Toured: Norwich School of Art, Mostyn Art Gallery
'Summer Show', the Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London
'Machine dreams', The Photographer’s Gallery, London.
1988 'Photography On The Edge', Haggarty Museum, Wisconsin, U.S.A
'The Art of Lego', Wrexham, Clwyd. (Touring)
'Object and Image', Stoke on Trent Museum and Art Gallery
'Art relief Bangladesh', Business Art Galleries, London.
1987 '150 years of The Royal College of Art', The Barbican Centre, London
'Painting/Photography/Painting', Richard Pomeroy Gallery, London
'A Private View', The Royal Photographic Society, Bath.


The National Portrait Gallery, London ▫︎ The Royal Photographic Society, Bath ▫︎ Haggerty Museum, Wisconsin, U.S.A ▫︎ Visa International ▫︎ Madame Tussaud’s, London ▫︎ Standard Chartered Bank ▫︎ L’Espace Saint Cypriene, Toulouse, France ▫︎ Gallerie Du Chateau D’Eau, Toulouse, France ▫︎ P&O “Oriana Art Collection ▫︎ Deutsche Bank ▫︎ North Wales NHS ▫︎ Mag Collection at Ferens Art Gallery, Hull ▫︎ Landmark Consultants. London ▫︎ Sony Ericsson London ▫︎ Private Collections ▫︎ Arias Collection ▫︎ Leeds City Art Gallery ▫︎ British Land


1996 ▫︎ Fellowship, Royal College of Art ▫︎ 1992 Official British Olympic Artist, Barcelona Olympic games ▫︎ 1989 The Royal Photographic Society, Print Competition- Winner ▫︎ 1987 The Photographer’s Gallery Trust Fund, Portraiture ▫︎ 1985 Madame Tussauds Award for Figurative Work ▫︎ 1985 Vogue Award for Photography ▫︎ 1984 Vogue Award for Photography ▫︎ 1983-1985 Pentax Study Bursary

1994 David Hiscock ▫︎ Zelda Cheatle Press ISBN 0 9518371 9 2
1990 David Hiscock ▫︎ Skoob Books, ISBN 1 871438 71 3


BBC ▫︎ Hermes ▫︎ Adidas ▫︎ Hitachi ▫︎ Nestle ▫︎ Cointreau ▫︎ Donna Karan ▫︎ Harvey Nichols ▫︎ Time life ▫︎ Turner ▫︎ Classic Movies ▫︎ Nike ▫︎ Vogue ▫︎ Penguin Books ▫︎ Thames and Hudson ▫︎ Creative CameraI ▫︎ I.F.F. Perfumes ▫︎ Carlsberg ▫︎ The British Council ▫︎ Virgin ▫︎ Paul Smith ▫︎ Tia Maria ▫︎ P&O ▫︎ Lotus ▫︎ Hyatt Hotels ▫︎ The British Legion ▫︎ Habib ▫︎ Landmark consultants ▫︎ Wrangler ▫︎ Marks and Spencer ▫︎ The Rug Company ▫︎ Pulai Springs Resort ▫︎ John Lewis ▫︎ Martha Stewart ▫︎ IPC magazines ▫︎ Beck’s ▫︎ Peter Gabriel ▫︎ Paul McCartney ▫︎ Eastern & Oriental ▫︎ Sotheby's ▫︎ Enya ▫︎ Chili Media ▫︎ Cahaya Mata Sarawak ▫︎ North Wales NHS Trust ▫︎ Interiors International ▫︎ Eyestorm ▫︎ Editions Didier Millet ▫︎ SDB and SDB Asia ▫︎ Grand Designs ▫︎ Cath Kidson ▫︎ Field Fisher Waterhouse ▫︎ NSPCC ▫︎ The Worshipful Co of Goldsmiths ▫︎ Mercedes ▫︎ VISA

Numerous portrait commissions for private clients


1986 – 1987 Richard Pomeroy Gallery. London
1988 – 1990 Pomeroy Purdy Gallery. London
1995 – 2002 Purdy Hicks Gallery. London
1987 – 2006 Zelda Cheatle Gallery. London
1994 – 2006 Robert Montgomery and Partners. London


1988 – 1998 Tutor in Photography, Royal College of Art London
1988 – 2005 Visiting Lecturer at numerous UK Art Schools and Colleges.
1999 – 2004 External Examiner Fine Art, Richmond College, London
2003 – 2006 External examiner BA [Hons] Photography, Kent Institute of Art and Design
2003 – 2006 External examiner BA [Hons] Photography, Falmouth College of Art
2006 – 2010 External Examiner BA [Hons] Photography, University of Wales


As seen in BLITZ – Fashioning 80's Style – Iain R Webb, 2013
Francesca Martin – Guardian Arts Diary. June 2008
Hugh Stoneman – Master printer. Tate St Ives 2008
Simon Larbalastier – Montage. 2003
Roy Exley – Process Photography. Contemporary magazine. April 2002
William A Ewing – The Century of the Body. 2000
Roy Exley “Towards Abstraction : The painterly photograph – Creative Camera, July1999.
Revelation – Paul Kilsby. Purdy Hicks Gallery, 1999 [Cat].
Surface – Contemporary Photographic Practice” Text by Michael Mack. Booth-Clibborn Editions 1997.
David Alan Mellor, “States of the Body”, “David Hiscock” Zelda Cheatle Press, 1995.
Chris Titterington, “The emotional morphology of processing film”,“David Hiscock” Zelda Cheatle Press, David Brittain, “In conversation”, Creative Camera, December 1995.
David Alan Mellor, “That unfathomable thing”, Portfolio Magazine, No 20 November 1995.
Time machine – British Museum Publication 1994
Tania Guha, “David Hiscock at Purdy Hicks Gallery” Time Out Magazine, May 1994.
G. Vickers, “Eye of the storm”, Creative Review, January 1994.
M. Heuser, “David Hiscock”, Zoom Magazine, No121 February 1993.
E. Juncosa, “Message and Image”, Portfolio Magazine, Summer 1992.
E. Cooper, “David Hiscock at Zelda Cheatle”, Time Out Magazine, July 1992.
D.Alberge, “Winner takes Bronze”, The Independent, 7th July 1992.
H.Ellison, “Special Olympic Visa Art Suppliment”, The International Herald Tribune, July 1992.
“Olympic Images”, Creative Review, June 1992.
“Off the beaten track”, The British Journal of Photography, June 1992.
A. Linklater, “Photo-finish”, The Telegraph Magazine, June 1992.
“Olympic images”, Esquire Magazine, June 1992. E. McCabe, “Games without rules”,The Guardian, May, E. McSweeney, “This sporting life”, Vogue Magazine, June 1992.
“Visa Olympic Art 1992”, Visa International Service Assoc, 1992. (Cat).
S. Boggan, “Photo-finish for a load of old junk”, The Independent, March 1992
A.Palmer, “A moving picture show”, The Independent, March 1992.
R.Tyrrell, “The art of going for Gold”, The Mail on Sunday, January 1992.
“La Galerie du Chateau D’Eau presente David Hiscock”, Vis a Vis International, No 9, 1991.
F. Hodgson, “David Hiscock”, Skoob Books, 1990.
E. Juncosa, “David Hiscock”, Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, 1990. (Cat.)
“David Hiscock – in conversation”, Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, 1990.
“Styling front – Photo”, Styling Magazine , Tokyo, June 1990.
P.Halper “Identities – Portraiture in contemporary Photography”, Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1990. (Cat.)
“One Hundred and Thirty third Annual Print Exhibition”, The royal Photographic Society, 1989. (Cat.)
“Photographers at the Royal College of Art”, RCA, 1989. (Cat.)
D.Chandler, “Machine Dreams”, The Photographer’s Gallery, 1989. (Cat.)
J.Laroche, “David Hiscock”, Zoom Magazine, No 41, 1988.
F.Biddulph, “Portrait of an Artist”, Traditional Interior Decoration, June/july 1988.
“Exposure – Photographs from Blitz Magazine 1980 – 1987”, Ebury Press, 1987.
T.Pepper, “Twenty for today – New Portrait Photography”, The National Portrait Gallery, 1986 (Cat.)
“La Creativite Brittannique”, RCA and Printemps Haussmann, 1985 (Cat.)