Born in Kent, UK
1984 – 1985
Northwich College of Art and Design, Cheshire, UK
1985 – 1988
BA, Fine Art, Goldsmith's College of Art, London, UK
Prize winner John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 21
Prize winner Premio del Golfo, La Spezia, Italy
Currently lives and works in London


Ovals Arches Lines, Alan Cristea Gallery, London, Great Britain
Poured Lines : Southwark Street by Ian Davenport, Tate Modern, London, Great-Britain
Galerie Xippas, Paris, France -solo
Slewe Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. -solo
Ian Davenport, Kaoru Tsunoda, Rachmaninoff's, London, Great Britain.
Minimalism and After IV, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin
Painting : London, Gallery Holly Snapp, Venice
Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, Blue?, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, Great Britain -solo
Other Times: British Contemporary Art, City Gallery, Prague
Painting as Process: Re-evaluating Painting, Earl Lu Gallery, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, Singapore
Waddington Galleries, London, Great Britain -solo
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh (catalogue) -solo
Exodus Between Performance and Fulfilment, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Great Britain
On, Galerie Xippas, Athens, Greece.
Blanc de blanc, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France
Prints Published by the Alan Cristea Gallery, Alan Cristea Gallery, London
Days Like These : Tate Triennial of Contemporary British Art, Tate Britian London, Great Britain
Galeria Moncada, Rome, Italy (forthcoming) (Solo)
Galerie Xippas, Paris, France (Solo)
Slewe, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Solo)
The Box Associati, Torino, Italy (Solo)
Waddington Galleries, London, Great Britain (Solo)
Tate Gallery, Liverpool, Great Britain (Solo)
Ian Davenport Large Scale Paintings, Waddington Galleries London, Great Britain
Fact and Value, Charlottenburg, Germany
Dundee Contemporary Arts, Great Britain (Solo)
Examining Pictures, Withechapel Art Gallery Chicago, IL
A Line in Painting, Gallery Fine Londres, Great Britain
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 21, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool, Great Britain
Now Showing II, Houldsworth Fine Art London, Great Britain
21 Years of Spacex, Spacex Gallery Exete, Great Britain
Galerie Xippas Paris, France
Elegant Austerity, Waddington Galleries London, Great Britain
Treasure Island, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbonne, France
Galerie Limmer Cologne, Germany
Galleria Moncada Rome, Italy
Patrick De Brock Gallery Knokke, Belgium
Waddington Galleries London, Great Britain
Ian Davenport Paintings, Dundee Contemporary Arts London, Great Britain