David Sprakes RBA MAFA
A New Dawn, Early Spring, Elvaston Lake, Derbyshire
29 x 19cm (unframed) 57 x 49cm (framed)
I work across the Fine Art disciplines producing drawings, paintings, prints and sculpture. The piece presented is a study in pastels of early morning in Elvaston Park, Derbyshire. One of a series of landscapes produced on reflections and rivers.
1970-73. First Class on Honours in FINE ART ( Sculpture). Newcastle Upon Tyne Polytechnic.
1973-74. Post Graduate Studies in Art Education. (Distinction). Liverpool Polytechnic.
1974-84. Lecturer In Fine Art. Wirral College of Art. Wallasey.
1985-2010. Head of Art. Trent College. Nottingham.
2014. Elected to the Manchester Academy of Fine Art. MAFA
2018. Elected to the Royal Society of British Artists. RBA
2020. Awarded the Royal Society of British Artists’ ‘Nathan David Sculpture Award’.
Exhibited in many Society and Group shows with the RBA and MAFA. Solo Exhibitions
2008. Trent College. Nottingham. ‘ Landscapes and the Inanimate Object’.
2011. Pyatt and Hesbrook. Ashbourne. ‘ Form and Surface’.
2018. Beverley Museum and Art Gallery. Yorkshire. ‘Rhythms in S
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