David Ferry RE was born in Blackpool UK, and studied at the Camberwell and Slade Schools of fine art in London.
Represented the UK in many prestigious international printmaking exhibitions including the Krakow Triennial.
He is a Pollock/Krasner Award holder, and a medal winner at the First International Book Arts Competition in Seoul.
International public collections include, the Ashmolean Museum Oxford, The, The Art Institute of Chicago, USA, The National Museum of Australia, Canberra, The Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn, The Museum of Modern Art New York, Trinity College Dublin, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, Jinling Museum of Art, China. Corporate collections include British Airways and the John Lewis Partnership.
Solo exhibitions have taken place in London, New York, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Poznan and in Australia and France, as well as museum and touring exhibitions in the UK since 1982.
Currently the 13th President of the Royal Society of Painter /Printmakers (the RE) founded in London in 1881, and recent former Chairman of the Chelsea Arts Club, London. He is also a member of the London Sketch Club.