Turner Prize 2010 artists: Dexter Dalwood

Dexter Dalwood has been nominated for his solo exhibition at Tate St Ives which revealed the rich depth and range of his approach to making painting that draws upon historical tradition as well as contemporary cultural and political events.

Dexter Dalwood Death of David Kelly 2008

Dexter Dalwood
Death of David Kelly 2008

Photo: Dave Morgan
Courtesy Gagosian Gallery © Dexter Dalwood

Dexter Dalwood Greenham common 2008

Dexter Dalwood
Greenham Common 2008

© Dexter Dalwood. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery. Photo credit: Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd

Dexter Dalwood Herman Melville 2005 painting of a laid dining table with lit candles

Dexter Dalwood
Herman Melville 2005

© Dexter Dalwood. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery. Photo credit: Dave Morgan

Dexter Dalwood Burroughs in Tangiers 2005 colourful painting of an interior

Dexter Dalwood
Burroughs in Tangiers 2005

© Dexter Dalwood. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery. Photo: Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd

Dexter Dalwood was born in Bristol, England in 1960. He studied at Central St Martins, London (1981–5) and at the Royal College of Art, London (1988–90). He lives and works in London.

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Turner Prize 2010: Dexter Dalwood