Cited by the Sunday Times as, “One of Australia’s most exciting contemporary painters” David Giles has twenty art awards and thirty three solo exhibitions to his name. Exhibiting since 1994, Giles has shown in New York, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and throughout Western Australia. Now represented in numerous collections worldwide, Giles also teaches politics, philosophy, history and creative arts at Murdoch University. A former Director of the Victoria Park Centre for the Arts, Giles is currently Chair of the Freedom School, a professional development program for practicing and aspiring artists. Listed as a WA Leader for his “achievements, leadership and contribution to the community,” Giles has been artist in residence at Heathcote Cultural Centre, 58-60 Duncraig Rd in Applecross, Western Australia since 2004. Hosted by Challenger TAFE WA Centre for Adult Education the David Giles studio is open every Sunday 10am to 4pm when you can meet the artist and see him at work.