• David Nash

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    • Male

    About the artist

    David Nash,(born 14 November 1945) is a British sculptor based in Blaenau Ffestiniog. Nash has worked worldwide with wood, trees and the natural environment. David Nash was born at Esher, Surrey, and raised with his older brother Chris in Weybridge, Surrey where they both attended preparatory school. Nash spent all his childhood holidays in Ffestiniog, Wales[1] Nash helped clear and replant a nearby forest that his father owned, and also worked for the Commercial Forestry Group. Nash learned about wood of many kinds and learned he hated planting trees in rows. He attended Brighton College from 1959 to 1963, then Kingston College of Art from 1963 to 1967 and the Chelsea School of Art as a postgraduate from 1969 to 1970. Nash was elected a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in 1999. In 2004, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire. A significant exhibition of his work is displayed in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park for a period in 2010/11. Kew Gardens currently has a working exhibition, launched in June

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