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David Brooke
Dorset, United Kingdom David Brooke was born in Somerset but now lives in Dorset. He attended Yeovil School of Art (1972-75) and Hull College of Art (1975-78) where he obtained BA (Hons) in Graphic design. David is a Past President (2000-06) and past Hon. Treasurer (1995- 2000) of the Society of Graphic Fine Art. He is also a member and regularly exhibits with the National Acrylic painters’ Association, the Society for Art of Imagination and the Bath Society of Artists. For 3 years (2002-04) David was the Arts and Administration manager of the Yeovil Arts Centre, he is currently employed by the Octagon Theatre, Yeovil as their Visual Arts Co-ordinator. Themes for David’s paintings often originate from mythology, although interpreted and embellished by his imagination, sometimes the pictures create the feeling of myth or folk-tale although not based on an actual story. There is often something of a humorous or quirky nature about his work. His earlier paintings are oils on either board or canvas. In 1994 he changed to acrylics first on canvas and more recently on paper. During his career David has produced numerous pen and ink drawings and occasionally he works with oil pastels.