DAVID'S PRIMARY AESTHETIC IS IN DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY, FOCUSING ON PEOPLE AND LANDSCAPES.

IN 2001, AFTER MANY YEARS OF PRODUCING SMALL, LIMITED EDITION ZINES, DAVID, HIS BROTHER RAY POTES, AND STEFAN SIMIKICH BEGAN PUBLISHING A QUARTERLY BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE CALLED HAMBURGER EYES. THROUGHOUT THE YEARS, THE MAGAZINE EVOLVED INTO A PUBLISHING HOUSE, PRODUCING LIMITED EDITION PHOTO ZINES AND BOOKS, WHILE ALSO MAINTAINING A COMMUNAL DARK ROOM IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALLEDTHE HAMBURGER EYES PHOTO EPICENTER.

ALONGSIDE HAMBURGER EYES, HE CONTINUES TO FOCUS AS A COMMERCIAL, EDITORIAL, AND ART PHOTOGRAPHER.

HE IS CURRENTLY BASED IN NEW YORK.

CONTACT HIM HERE: DPOTES@TOTESPOTES.COM

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SELECTED EXHIBTIONS

"WARMEST ALOHAS"   SOLO EXHIBITION / PILGRIM SURF+SUPPLY/ AMAGANSETT NY 2013
"THE HISTORY OF THE DODO"   SOLO EXHIBITION / FAMILY / LOS ANGELES CA 2012
"SOMEBODY GONNA GET PREGNANT"   GROUP EXHIBITION / ELECTRIC AVENUE GALLERY / SAN FRANCISCO CA 2012
"THE INFERNO" GROUP EXHIBITION / ED VARIE / NEW YORK NY 2011
"GARDEN OF EDEN"   GROUP EXHIBITION / 0FR / PARIS FR 2011
"THE MESSAGE BOARD"   GROUP EXHIBITION / VSTR / BYRON BAY AU 2011
"SUGAR MOUNTAIN"   GROUP EXHIBITION / THE FORUM THEATRE / MELBOURNE AU 2011
"CASUAL ABYSS"   GROUP EXHIBITION / MISSION CULTURAL CENTER / SAN FRANCISCO CA 2010
"THIRTY DAYS"   GROUP EXHIBITION / FAMILY POP UP SHOP - GALLERY / NEW YORK NY 2010
"GET WELL SOON"   GROUP EXHIBITION / 107 SHAW GALLERY / TORONTO CN 2010
"IMPERFECT AS THEY ARE"   GROUP EXHIBITION / THE NEW MUSEUM / NEW YORK NY 2010
"IMPERFECT AS THEY ARE"   GROUP EXHIBITION / SHOWER ROOM FACTORY / TOKYO JP 2010
"U DON'T LIKE ME I DON'T LIKE YOU" GROUP EXHIBITION / O.H.W.O.W. GALLERY / MIAMI FL 2009
"HAMBURGER EYES: INSIDE BURGERWORLD"   GROUP EXHIBITION / HOPE GALLERY / LOS ANGELES CA 2008
"HAMBURGER EYES: INSIDE BURGERWORLD"   GROUP EXHIBITION / HAMBURGER EYES PHOTO EPICENTER / SAN FRANCISCO CA 2008
"HAMBURGER EYES: INSIDE BURGERWORLD"   GROUP EXHIBITION / POWERHOUSE ARENA / BROOKLYN NY 2008
"DEAR DREAM MAKER"   WITH DAVID UZZARDI / NORGE GALLERY / NEW YORK NY 2007
"THE ODYSSEY"   GROUP EXHIBITION / STEVEN WOLF FINE ARTS GALLERY / SAN FRANCISCO CA 2006
"HAMBURGER CITY"   GROUP EXHIBITION / TURNTABLE LAB / LOS ANGELES CA 2006
"CONFLATED"   GROUP EXHIBITION / ONSIX GALLERY / SAN FRANCISCO CA 2006
"TOMORROW + YESTERDAY"   GROUP EXHIBITION / AIRSPACE WORKSHOP / HONOLULU HI 2005
"BAY AREA NOW 4"   GROUP EXHIBITION / YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS / SAN FRANCISCO CA 2005
"THE BLACKHOLE"   GROUP EXHIBITION / 111 MINNA GALLERY / SAN FRANCISCO CA 2004
"THE THUNDERDOME"   GROUP EXHIBITION / CASSIUS KING GALLERY / SAN DIEGO CA 2004
"HAMBURGER EYES ISSUE 007 RELEASE PHOTO SHOW"   GROUP EXHIBITION / NEEDLES + PENS / SAN FRANCISCO 2004