David Puck is a young British multi-disciplinary artist, working in traditional painting, makeup, digital, video content, and public murals.
Their work primarily explores human experience and mental health, exploring areas of identity, narrative, psychology, sociology and philosophy. Their mission is to foster healthy, compassionate connection and understanding.
They work closely with local communities and artists, often collaborating and creating community engagement. They are originally from the UK and work between there, Los Angeles, and travelling.
Their work has been featured by leading creative industry sites such as Juxtapoz, Hi-Fructose, Beautiful Bizarre, World of Wonder and Buzzfeed. They have worked with notable figures and organisations such as HBO’s (Euphoria), Amazon Prime (Hey Qween), BBC Three (Eating with my Ex), ABC (Station 19), Bravo (Housewives of Beverly Hills), Arts Council UK, Faith Evans, Mayim Bialik, Alaska Thunderfuck, Willam Belli, Naomi Smalls, The Boulet Brothers, Peppermint, Mayhem Miller, Laganja Estranja, Vinegar Strokes, Tammie Brown, Ongina, The Jonas Vloggers, Hank&Henry Beauty, Meatball, Artichoke Trust and LA Pride.
They’ve painted murals all over the world, including in Germany, Denmark, The UK, The Canary Islands, Spain, Nicaragua, Guatemala and USA. Notable mural projects include London Mural Festival, Wide Open Walls, Global Street Art, Meeting Of Styles and NYC World Pride.They have exhibited with leading galleries like Thinkspace LA, The Hive, Art Attack SF, Art Share LA and In Heroes We Trust.
Their visual podcast ‘Painterview’ live paints and interviews prominent and diverse figures, particularly in queer creative industry – guests have included Laganja Estranja (SYTYCD), Mayhem Miller (Drag Race), Vinegar Strokes (Drag Race UK) and Joseph Shepherd (‘Exposed’). Search ‘Painterview’ on Itunes, Spotify or YouTube.
They graduated BA History, specializing in Queer History, from The University of Oxford UK. They volunteer as a Crisis Counsellor and are currently training in further Mental Health Services.
‘Life imitates Art’ series
Self-portrait of David Puck with their painted self-portrait