Since his humble beginnings as a young artist from a small mining town in outback Australia, David’s name has risen over time to become not only iconic in the Australian art world, but has also become a brand in its own right. Much of that success has come from David’s passion for working with like minded artists and highly successful brands. David believes collaborations are the catalyst for growth and inspiration and that many of his best works and new ideas have come from pushing new boundaries through collaborative thinking.

Some of David’s brand collaborations have included:

1) The creation of a large scale mural for Motorline BMW, David was also made an Ambassador for BMW motorline

2) Documentary for ABC TV Australian Stories was filmed and aired internationally.

3) Biographical book on Artist, Pro Hart, was published by Arkhouse press and distributed nationally.

4) Australia’s largest homewares company Maxwell & Williams worked together with David to develop numerous ranges featuring David’s iconic images and were distributed and sold both nationally and internationally, including David Jones stores, Myer stores and Harrods of London.

5) Porsche motorcars Brisbane collaborated with David to help launch one of their new models.

6) David has also collaborated to create exhibitions with Mercedes Benz and BMW

7) Over David’s career he has also exhibited extensively with large hotel brands such as Hilton, Sheraton and Hyatt Hotels.

8) South Korea’s most famous fashion designer Lie Sang Bong worked together with David to create a stunning masterpiece dress featuring David’s artwork which was worn at their collaboration exhibition held at the Grand Hyatt Ball Room in Seoul Korea.

9) Olympic gold medal swimmer, Geoff Huegill, and Olympic gold medal runner, Cathy Freeman, collaborate with David to paint a 10ft x 20ft mural commissioned by Australia’s largest telecommunications company ‘Telstra’ for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

10) In 2014 David was asked to collaborate with selected artists to create an exhibition for the grand opening of Brisbane’s first China Bank.

11) In 2015 David collaborated with Hunter Corporation China to open one of their first David Hart Gallery sites in Guangzhou China.

12) In 2019 the owner of the Hilton Hotel in Surfers Paradise commissioned David to paint a huge 2 x 2.5m painting in the style of Bogart – 8 Black Dogs, but instead of dogs hidden throughout the painting, he requested hearts, and the painting is called Hart’s Hearts.  It is hung in the lobby of the hotel at the entrance of an extraordinary “Real Human Anatomy Exhibition”.  It’s the only exhibition of its kind in Australia.


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