David Hart

Born in 1971, son of Pro Hart. Runs two galleries. Has completed many high-profile commissions.

Son of renowned Australian artist Pro Hart, David Hart was exposed to painting and creativity from a young age. He was born and raised in broken hill, and during his youth experimented with pottery, sculpting, enameling, casting and welding before setting out to become a successful painter when creating his first painting at the age of sixteen. Hart is married with three children. He has set up two galleries in Mooloolaba and Noosa on the Sunshine Coast; his first solo exhibition at the gallery in Mooloolaba was very successful. Hart has worked alongside car companies BMW and Porsche, becoming an ambassador for Motorline BMW. He has also worked with fashion designer Lie Sang Bong, wine company Norman’s Wines, and has released a collection of homewares, also working with Maxwell and Williams. Hart has also worked with the Queensland Paralympic Association creating a commissioned piece named ‘Share the Dream’ and with Telstra where he painted a mural for the 2012 London Olympic Games. In 2003 Hart represented Australia in the Florence Biennale, and joined the Brisbane Lord Mayor on his Trade Delegation Mission to Taipei, Kaohsiung, Japan, Korea and Hong Kong. In 2007 Hart completed a series of paintings known as the ‘Arrival Series’ based on the arrival of the first white man on Australian soil and the conflicts that ensued between white man and the indigenous Australians. For the past decade, David Hart has exhibited extensively throughout Australia. His paintings are represented in significant private collections worldwide, including: QLD Parliament, The Lord Earl Spencer Collection, Governor of Bangkok Collection, Mayor of Kaosiung Collection, Mayor of Taipei Collection, Pro Hart Collection, Donald Trump Collection, City of Kobe Collection, Fifa President, Jao Havelange Collection, Chulito, President of Zambia Collection, Australian Prime Minister, John Howard and others.