Nash, David

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Nash, David

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David Nash was born Esher, Surrey in 1945. After a Foundation Course at Kingston College of Art 1963 - 1964, he studied painting at Brighton College of Art 1964 - 1967, sculpture at Kingston College of Art and sculpture at Chelsea School of Art 1969 - 1970. In 1967 he moved to Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales

David Nash is one of the pioneers of sculpture as a process involving nature and the environment. His work evolves out of a direct relationship with nature and the living forms of trees and he also employs the dynamic elements of fire and water in his sculptures.

He has undertaken commissions and has exhibited in countries throughout the world since 1973 and has work in many major public collections in Europe, North America and Japan. He has also been responsible for numerous publications about his work

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GB 1962

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https://www.forestofdean-sculpture.org.uk/ retrieved on 13 July 2017

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