David Teager-Portman (b. 1987) is a British sculptor currently based in the UK.



Chelsea College of Art, Fellowship, 2019

Royal College of Art, MA Sculpture, 2014

Newcastle University, BA Fine Art with First Class Honours, 2010




Museums Sheffield Media Commission Award, 2019, UK

The Gilbert Bayes Scholarship Award, 2018, UK

Making Ways Visual Arts Award, 2018, UK

Threadneedle Prize, (Finalist), 2014, UK

Saatchi Gallery New Sensations, (Longlisted),2014, UK

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2014

Open West 2014, UK

Coutts Sculpture Prize, 2013, UK

Open West, 2012, UK 

Saatchi Gallery New Sensations, (Shortlisted), 2010, UK




Catlin Guide 2011; New Artists in the UK


Artist Talks

Winchester School of Art 2019 

Sculpture Spitalfields 2016

London College of Communication 2015

Camberwell College of Art 2014

Gloucester Cathedral 2012


Visiting Tutor/Lecturer

Chelsea College of Art, Fine Art, 2019

London College of Communication, Photography, 2015

Camberwell College of Art, Sculpture, 2014

Newcastle University, Life/Work/Art programme 2012


Public Work


“Choosing the Losing Side and the Last Explorer” installed at Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London, 2014-Present






Lønøy Chalk Works, Bergen, Norway, 2022

Somerset House, Indefinite Perception, London, UK, 2022

Southampton University - Winchester School of Art, Figure/Stone, UK, 2021

The Winchester Gallery, The Derek Hill Collection – Transcription, Winchester, UK, 2020

The Nutshell, Group Show, Winchester, UK, 2019 

Hidden Gardens, Outdoor exhibition, Gloucester, UK, 2019

Galerie Sebastien Adrien, Group Show, Paris, FR, 2019

Chelsea College of Art, Fellowship research exhibition, London, UK, 2018

Galerie Sebastien Adrien, #1, Paris, FR, 2017

Adrien/Kavachnina, Du Bronze à la Galerie, Paris, FR, 2016

Adrien/Kavachnina, Summer Show, Paris, FR, 2016

Bishops Square, Spitalfields, Public Commission, London, UK, 2015

Adrien/Kavachnina, Permanent Collection, Paris, FR, 2015

Mall Galleries, Threadneedle Prize, London, UK, 2014

Royal College of Art, Royal College of Art Degree Show, London, UK, 2014

Royal Academy, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London, UK, 2014

Wilson Gallery, Open West, Cheltenham, UK, 2014

Edinburgh Sculpture Court, RCA & ECA, Edinburgh, UK, 2014

Turner Contemporary, Words to be Spoken Aloud, Margate, UK, 2013

Cowley Manor, Cowley Manor Sculpture Exhibition, Cheltenham, UK, 2013

Royal College of Music, Presentation from the Royal College of Music, London, UK, 2013

Royal College of Art, Royal College of Art Drawing Exhibition, Group exhibition, London, UK, 2013

Royal College of Art, Royal College of Art Summer Show, London, UK, 2013

Edinburgh Sculpture Court, RCA & ECA, Edinburgh, UK, 2013

Dyson Gallery, Royal College Dyson Gallery Exhibition, London, UK, 2013

Royal College of Art, Royal College of Art Interim Show, London, UK, 2013

Gloucester Cathedral, Open West, Gloucester, UK, 2012

Departure Foundation, Middle Land:Responses to Drawing, Birmingham, UK, 2012

Royal College of Art, Royal College of Art Drawing Exhibition, London, UK, 2012

The Art Cellar, Art Cellar, London, UK, 2012

The NewBridge Project, Picking Nettles With My Teeth, Newcastle, UK, 2012

Tower House, Sunderland Art Prize, Sunderland, UK, 2012

Frameless Gallery, YBA 2.0 Series, London, UK, 2012

Berwick Gymnasium, Sculpt It, Berwick upon Tweed, UK, 2011

Saatchi Gallery, New Sensations: The House of the Nobleman, London, UK, 2010

Jaggedart, Exchanging Space, London, UK, 2010

The Old Truman Brewery, Newcastle University London Degree Show, London, UK, 2010

Newcastle University, Newcastle University Degree Show, Newcastle, UK, 2010

Globe Gallery, Between Us and This, Newcastle, UK, 2010

Hangar 51, Dionysus, Newcastle, UK, 2010


Solo Exhibitions


Moving Gallery, The Capgras Delusion, Newcastle, UK, 2011

The NewBridge Project, Viscount, Newcastle, UK, 2011