David Wilshire

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David lives in Topsham and has had a successful career in a variety of artistic disciplines. For several years he was a portrait sketch artist on the Greek island of Corfu. Then he became a signwriter and developed a reputation as a pictorial, fairground and mural artist.

 

In 1998 he showcased his House of Murals in the Brighton Festival Open Studios which received 1600 visitors. It included a trompe l'oeil tropical garden, a Romanesque panorama and a fantasy bathroom with painted walls and ceiling.

 

In 2000 David moved to Sydney and earned a living as a full-time artist concentrating on his own work. He was selected as artist-in-residence for Sydney Heritage Fleet and was invited to become a member of the Australian Society of Marine Artists. He became an exhibiting member of the Royal Art Society, Sydney and was a finalist and highly commended at various art shows and competitions in Australia. He has also illustrated books.

 

David returned to England and now lives and paints in Topsham

David has been selected for various exhibitions including:

South West Academy

Royal Institute of Oil Painters

Royal Society of British Artists

Royal Society of Marine Artists

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