David Hayes

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David Hayes is a Brisbane based artist who works in acrylic and resin. His work is rooted in pop culture stylistically but explores the changing themes of masculinity via metaphors and juxtapositions of theme, colour and work titles.

David's content draws heavily on metaphorical objects to layer deeper questions and narratives as they relate to the human condition and negotiating current world events.

“I was raised with post WWII traditional stereotypes and now observe a different culture and the changing roles and identities of young men and women – none more so than my own children. They themselves represent the broader population. I am interested in asking questions and thinking about subjects that matter to me as a father and as a male – conflict, struggle, aggression, vulnerability, holding on, letting go – the human condition.” David Hayes 2016.

Some of his influences include traditional figures of the pop art movement including Warhol, Lichtenstein and Ramos, yet he continues to evolve the style with influences of current artists such as Kehinde Wiley, Richard Philips and Jeff Koons.

David Hayes has been a finalist in numerous art prizes including the Black Swan Art Prize, Blake Art Prize, Mosman Art Prize, Gallipoli Art Prize and the Brisbane Portrait Prize.

'PRIMAVERAL' GROUP EXHIBITION (SEP - OCT 2020)

'ETERNITY' EXHIBITION (SEP - OCT 19)

'TRAJECTORY' EXHIBITION (OCT - NOV 17)

ARTIST PROFILE  - DAVID HAYES

 

  1. David Hayes | Four Star

    60 x 45cm

    synthetic polymer paint and resin on ply

    $2,200.00
  2. David Hayes | The Butterfly Effect

    60 x 45cm

    synthetic polymer paint and resin on ply

    $2,200.00
  3. DAVID HAYES | BIG SWELL

    75 x 75cm

    synthetic polymer paint and resin on aluminium

    $3,300.00
  4. DAVID HAYES | LONG TIME LOVE

    30 x 30cm

    acrylic and resin on board

    $1,500.00
  5. David Hayes - 'Long time lost' - 30x30cm Sold
    DAVID HAYES | LONG TIME LOST

    30 x 30cm

    acrylic and resin on board

     
  6. David Hayes - 'Infinity' 120x120cm Sold
    Infinity

    120 x 120cm

    acrylic and resin on aluminium composite

     
  7. David Hayes - 'Too Shy To Say' - 30x30cm Sold
    David Hayes | Too Shy To Say

    30 x 30cm

    acrylic and resin on board

     
  8. David Hayes - 'The Light On My Shoulder' - 30x30cm Sold
    David Hayes | The Light On My Shoulder

    30 x 30cm

    acrylic and resin on board

     
  9. David Hayes | Wasn't Expecting Anything

    75 x 45cm

    enamel, acrylic and resin on board

    $2,600.00
  10. David hayes | The Silver Lining

    75 x 45cm

    enamel, acrylic and resin on board

    $2,600.00
  11. David Hayes - The Moment Just Before Everything Changed

    120 x 120cm

    aerosol, acrylic and resin on board

    $6,000.00
  12. David Hayes - All of the Colours - 75x45cm Sold
    David Hayes - All of the Colours

    75 x 45cm

    aerosol, acrylic and resin on board

     
  13. David Hayes - Never Forget You - 75x45cm Sold
    David Hayes - Never Forget You

    75 x 45cm

    aerosol, acrylic and resin on board

     
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