Gavin Maughfling trained at the Ruskin School of Art in Oxford and at the University of East London. He has shown internationally, including at the Galerie Van der Planken and Elzenveld Foundation in Antwerp, the Carrousel du Louvre, the Pump House, Lounge and ICA Galleries and the Mostyn Biennial.
Recent exhibitions include Over Time (University of Greenwich and National Maritime Museum), Unnatural Histories (Sun Pier House, Chatham), Ruskin Shorts 13, (Modern Art Oxford) and most recently a film with Min-Wei Ting for In the Open at SIA Gallery, Sheffield, Voice, Westminster Reference Library and Beyond the Binaries at the House of St. Barnabas. As the founder with Suzanne de Emmony of the artist-led curatorial team DEM Projects, he has co-curated a series of international exhibitions, including Ghost on the Wire (Bermondsey Project Space and Objectifs Singapore) and Mysterious Objects at Noon (Objectifs Singapore and ArtLacuna London).
Gavin has taught in the UK and overseas. He currently teaches at Putney School of Art and Design in London, and at the Nanyang Academy for Fine Arts in Singapore. He has been a visiting lecturer at several institutions including most recently the University of Leeds School of Design, and was Artist in Residence and lecturer at the School of Education at the University of Hertfordshire. Other residencies include the British Embassy, Luxembourg.