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David Rae is a painter from Dalbeattie, in the South West of Scotland. Born in 1995, he is a graduate of Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen. Graduating with a first class honours degree in 2017, David has since then exhibited across the UK – most notably in the 2018 RSA New Contemporaries and the 2019 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

David’s paintings¬†explore presence and absence, featuring locations that have been visited and, at times, re-imagined. Visit the Artist Statement and CV pages for more information.