David Smith from County Mayo, Ireland, works across painting, lens based and music works. He recently held solo shows in Hong Kong, Ireland and The US. He has participated in the Hong Kong art prize and also in the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture. His works have been featured in 9 out of 10 International Painting Annuals (INPA) published my Manifest press. He taught at the Savannah College of Art & Design in Hong Kong before returning to Ireland in 2016. Recent exhibitions include The RHA Open, The RUA Annual, RUA RED Winter Open and Second Summer at The Dock. His film Eó Mughna’s Lament screened at Cannes Short Film Festival. Alongside his studio practice, 2 new short films were released in 2023, Nemeton and Abhartach. He has just completed an artist's residency at The Dock in Leitrim.