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DAVID ATKINSON

DRAWING

Biography


b. 1949

1960 - 1967 Maghull Grammar School, Liverpool
1967 - 1968 Manchester College of Art and Design
Foundation Course
1969 - 1972 Birmingham College of Art and Design
DipAD Graphic Design
(Illustration and Exhibition Design)

1972 - 1974 University of Lancaster
Visual Arts Centre
Department of Art and the Environment
Resident Designer

1974 - 1978 Part Time Lecturer . Bath Academy of Art
BA(Hons) Visual Communication
and Foundation Course

1978 - 1980 Moved to Paris
much of the work here develops from this time

1980 - 1988 Course Leader . Foundation Studies
Bath Academy of Art, Sydney Place, Bath

1984 Churchill Travelling Fellowship to China, Japan and
Hong Kong

1989 - 1993 Moderator for South West Regional Diploma
in Foundation Studies

1989 - 2003 Part Time Lecturer . University of West of England
BA(Hons) Illustration . Final Year Tutor

1990 - 1999 Part Time Lecturer
Illustration Kurs
Fachhochschüle, Luzern,
Switzerland
1997 - 99 Course Leader HfG Illustration

2001 - 2004 External Assessor . University of East London


1988 - present Director . Hand Made Maps Ltd
map illustration studio
(www.handmademaps.com)

Exhibitions

1974 Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
David Atkinson Drawings

1975 2nd Cleveland International Drawing Biennale

1977 3rd Cleveland International Drawing Biennale

1978 - 79 Galerie Lucien Durand, Rue Mazarin, Paris
group shows

1982 Festival Gallery, Bath
David Atkinson 'Actual Drawings'

1983 'Life after Wiltshire' Illustration Graduates and tutors from
Bath Academy of Art, Corsham.
Association of Illustrators Gallery

1999 'The Love and Worry Show'
Coningsby Gallery, London

1999 'Upturned Ark' Exhibition, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
One of 9 artist invited to make a temporary addition to the collection

2004 Singer & Friedlander / Sunday Times
Watercolour Exhibition
Mall Gallery, London and touring

2017 The British Library
Temporary Exhibition in connection with
'Drawing the Line : Maps in the 21st Century'

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