David Walton

David  Walton

David E Walton

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David was educated at Birmingham College of Art, gaining an NDD (Nation Design Diploma) in Graphic Design, and later the ATD (Art Teachers Diploma) and at Birmingham University the DAE (Diploma in Art Education). In September 2019 he will complete an MA in Fine Art at Derby University. In 2003 David was elected an Associate of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and a full member in 2006. In 2008 he was awarded a place on AA2A at Derby University where he developed his etching skills. His works are in the permanent collections of Birmingham University, the RBSA, Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Creswell Crags Museum and the Edge Art Centre. David’s most recent one-man painting exhibition was at Creswell Crags Museum (2017-18) Group painting exhibitions include; Abstract Variations at the RBSA (2019), the Secret Severn at the Fusion Gallery, Ironbridge (2018), Equivalent 8 at the RBSA (2017), the International du Peinture de Clairac, France, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, and various opens including Stafford, Derby, Stoke, and Keele University Three Counties. Group drawing exhibitions include; the Seventy Exhibition at Derby Royal Hospital (2019), Human Form at Foxlowe Art Centre (2017), The Drawing Exhibition at Wolverhampton Art Gallery (2016), Expressions of Human Form at the RBSA and later at the Granary Gallery Weston Park (2015), Doncaster Art Gallery, Shropshire Touring Gallery, Dartington Hall Art, and Gallery 27 at Cork Street. David’s one-man exhibitions of drawings include Masks at Derby Silk Mill (2008) and Skeletons (2002) the Natural History Gallery, Derby Museum. David has taught art at the Barber Institute of Fine Art, the RBSA, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and various Midland art societies and schools. He has run life sculpture workshops at the Place Activity Centre, Nottingham and the RBSA. David has given talks on ‘Primitivism in Western Art Since 1800’ and, ‘Some Purposes of Portraiture,’ at the RBSA, Derby Sketching Club and, U3A groups where he has also taught History of Art.