David Yates Artist







Recent Commission

The photomontage (right) is 1 of 5 commissioned for a 12" vinyl LP by the Nightingales.

Next work

I'm currently working on several commissions and projects, including:

Devising a major national exhibition around mental illness for 2015 with the amazing artist Lizz Brady,

Creating artwork for several records.


I sing and play synthesiser & guitar in a rock band. For more information on my work as a musician, please visit www.crumplehorns.com.


'Good Morning Midnight' 2014


Participatory Artist

In addition to creating and showing my own work, I have 20 years experience of co-ordinating and delivering more than 350 arts projects and residencies with a wide range of organisations including Schools, Universities, Communities, Festivals and Galleries.

Highlights include:

Winner 1st prize ‘The Sands’ mural design, Scarborough 2007.

Co-ordinator 'Leeds Centre for Indian Music and Dance' 1999 – 2001

Delivery of over 300 artist residencies in schools, nationwide, 1990 – 2009

Specialisms include darkroom photography, processional sculptures, lantern making, mural painting and digital media such as Photoshop.

Please contact for more information.