David Burns

Fallen Fruit

Emerging Fields, 2013

David Burns lives and works in Southern California. He holds a BFA from CalArts and an MFA from UC Irvine. Burns has recently presented projects at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Getty Center, The Tate Modern/, Ars Electronica, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Intermediae and Artists Space, among others. Burns has received reviews and press on his recent works in The Los Angeles TimesArt in America, ArtForumArtilleryX-traCabinetPaperThe Journal of Aesthetics & Protest and more. Recent curatorial projects include Let Them Eat LACMA at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Drama of the Gifted Child for The Armory Center for the Arts, BUMP for Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions and Embodied Technologies for Art Interactive & Leonardo. Burns has received support from the Andy Warhol Foundation, Metlife Community Connections Grant, Art Matters and Goodworks, among other accolades and awards.

Awards and Accomplishments


Austin Young and David Burns of Fallen Fruit are the keynote speakers at the Alliance of Artist Communities Conference, Providence, RI


Burns and Young receive an Arts Matters Foundation Grant


Burns & Young present "Fallen Fruit of Atlanta" at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center