David Hawkins

  • Selected Works

    The Weight of Lead, 2017. Monotype, 22.5 x 30 inches

    Afloat with the Prince, 2017. Monotype, 22.5 x 30 inches
     
    With Mad Maudlin, 2017. Monotype, 22.5 x 30 inches
     
     
    It Aint’ that I Can’t See, 2017. Monotype, 22.5 x 30 inches
     
     
    Ninety nine and One Half Days, 2017. Monotype, 22.5 x 30 inches
     
     

  • Past Exhibitions

    Summer Light
    15 July – 21 August 2016

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    David Hawkins. After Lighting Out, 2012.
    Monotype; black etching Ink on paper, 22.5 x 30″

    David Hawkins. From Old Bull Lee’s, 2012.
    Monotype; black etching Ink on paper, 22.5 x 30″

    David Hawkins. Back up the Hobbolochitto, 2012.
    Monotype; black etching Ink on paper, 22.5 x 30″

    David Hawkins. Coursing Hattiesburg, 2012.
    Monotype; black etching Ink on paper, 22.5 x 30″

    David Hawkins. Bedloe’s Track, 2012.
    Monotype; black etching Ink on paper, 22.5 x 30″

  • Artist Statement

    I like to make pictures and I tend to favor the land and the sky as my subject matter, though I quite like to draw hotdogs as well. When I’m making my landscape pictures I think about lots of different sorts of things; stories I know, what I’ll have for dinner, what teachers have told me, collating hues. I also think about the wonder and the boredom; about myth, utopia, dystopia, Society of the Spectacle, narcosis, the ghost of Tom O’Bedlam and the unseen, the unknown, and the felt. And Phantasos, son of Somnus. And hotdogs.  

    The thing that fascinates and perplexes me about dark field monotypes is precisely this: it is only through the conscientious removal and sustained absence of one thing that the presence of another is brought into being.