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Dr David Penny

Senior Lecturer

Dr David Penny

David Penny is Senior Lecturer in Photography his research and teaching practice is concerned with the expanded field of photography incorporating 3D print, sculptural practice and moving image. Recent projects include. A Screen for another focus, Dovecot Studios, ‘A Quality of Distance’, METAL Liverpool and Spatial Correspondences, RAUMX London, Photo LONDON.He has undertaken an artists residency at Hospitalfield and at KHiO, Oslo. His work has been exhibited internationally at Open Eye Gallery, UK and ShanghART, Shanghai and has been published in SOURCE: the photographic review, PIPELINE: Hong Kong, and through Museums ETC. He has completed a practice-based PhD at Manchester School of Art and is a graduate from the University of Westminster.


Artists and 3D print

A research project investigating 3D print technologies as a tool for arts practice. The project will host a series of artist residencies inviting arts practitioners who do not usually use the technology in their work to develop a a new body of work. Details…


David Penny is a member of the School of Digital Arts Research Hub.


Penny, D., 2018. Screen for Another Focus, Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh, 24/5/2018.

A quality of distance

Penny, D.J., 2015. A Quality of Distance, METAL, Liverpool, 6/4/2015.


Hitchen, J., Kettle, A., Penny, D., Moss, J., 2017. 'Made In Translation.', MMU and The Portico Library, Manchester.


Penny, D., 2014. 'Fragments, Monoliths, Portals'.

Other Outputs

Penny, D., 2021. 'A Fallen Line of Marble Drums'.

Penny, D., 2021. 'Whetstone'.