David Whitwell

David Whitwell

David Whitwell 1

David Whitwell

– worked as a psychiatrist in the NHS for many years and came to art quite late.

– attended sculpture classes at Queens Road for several years and found the? atmosphere of the place and the activity a welcome change from his day-job.

– enjoys carving ? particularly in stone ? and is drawn to primitive stone-age styles.

– likes to experiment with different media.

– recently acquired a small press and wants to try some wood-cut printing.

– is an incorrigible amateur ? unable to resist trying new things.

– also writes poetry and has contributed to the three anthologies put out by the Lansdown Poets ? the most recent one in 2012.

– is one of the trustees of the Cherry Orchards Camphill Community in Westbury on Trym, where creative activities are an important part of the programme.

Email: davidwhitwell@blueyonder.co.uk