1966 - ?

David Gillingwater

Christopher David Gillingwater, was born at Claro, Yorkshire in February 1966, son of Brian E. Gillingwater and his wife Margaret M. née Darvill, who married at Claro in 1961. David studied at Middlesex University 1984-1987, graduating BA Hons, in Graphic Design. An illustrator and graphic designer and a student of portrait artist Jack Stephenson [q.v.], learning to produce portraits in oils, both formal and informal. Taking inspiration from the classical masters of the Edwardian era, David aspires to give narrative to the individuals depicted. A portrait and figure artist in oil, now living near Aldeburgh on the Suffolk Coast and is also a keen musician. In 1998, he formed his own company, Herring Bone Design Ltd., who are specialists in the design and illustration of promotional materials for retail, leisure and publishing industries.

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