David Welch

David Welch

David Welch is a fine art photographer based on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. His work explores social issues, using large-format photography steeped in conceptual influences from art history and economic theory. His work has been widely published and exhibited both nationally and abroad. David was recently awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2011 Hey Hot Shot! competition and in 2011 he was selected as one of Photolucida’s Critical Mass top 50 photographers. David is a recent graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, where he earned his MFA in photography. He lives on the island with his partner Trina and daughter, Camden.

2011 MFA Photography, Savannah College of Art and Design. Savannah, GA
2002 BA Economics, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Boston, MA


2012 Critical Mass '11 – Contents: Love, Anxiety, Happiness and Everything Else Curated
Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA; Newspace Center for Photography, Portland OR; RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

2012 SNAP! National Ballet School, Toronto, ON

2012 MWCP Juried Exhibition. Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS

2012 Parallax III AF. Chelsea Old Town Hall, London, UK

2012 New Directions. Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

2011 Small Works. Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

2011 Other Possible Titles. Grizzly Grizzly Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011 1st Annual Juried Exhibition. Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, Detroit, MI

2011 Unreal. 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011 Gift of Gift of. Spacetaker, Houston, TX

2011 Paducah Photo, Yeiser Art Center, Paducha, KY

2011 PhotoPlace Open, Vermont PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

2011 Darkroom to Lightroom, Teacher's Exhibition, Featherstone, Oak Bluffs, MA

2011 Material World, Oglethorpe Gallery, Savannah, GA (Solo Show)

2011 Silver & Ink, The River Club, Savannah, GA

2010 Agoraphobia / Claustrophobia, Desoto Row Gallery, Savannah, GA

2010 Silver & Ink, The River Club, Savannah, GA