David Rhodes was born in Manchester, UK (1955). After living in London, Berlin, and Barcelona he now lives in New York. He has exhibited internationally including one-person exhibitions at Anthony Wilkinson Gallery (London), Centrum (Berlin), Palacete Viscondes de Balsemao (Porto), Galerie Katharina Krohn (Basel), Hionas Gallery (New York) and most recently, Tat Art (Barcelona) in 2017. His work has been included in numerous two-person and group exhibitions, most recently Gary Stephan / David Rhodes at Hionas Gallery (New York), Notebook curated by Joanne Greenbaum at 56 Henry (New York) and Downtown Painting curated by Alex Katz at Peter Freeman Inc. (New York). He has curated exhibitions in London, Berlin and New York, including Split at Zürcher Gallery (New York) in 2017. His work is in the permanent collections of The Museum of Fine Arts (Houston), The Huntington Museum (Los Angeles), The Victoria & Albert Museum (London), CCA Andratx (Mallorca) and The Bohuslans Museum (Uddevalla).

As a writer, he has contributed to Artforum (New York) Art Critical (New York), The Brooklyn Rail (New York) where he is an Editor at Large, Von Bartha Quarterly (Basel) and The Journal of Contemporary Painting (London). He has written catalog texts for Museum Ludwig (Cologne), Michael Werner Gallery (Berlin/New York), and Galerie Vidal Saint-Phalle (Paris) amongst others. In July 2019 Lund Humphries published his monograph on Bernard Frize. He has contributed an essay to the forthcoming book on Peter Bradley to be published by Karma, New York in 2022