David Crocker is a painter, craftsman and musician.
February 2011: David completed a new collection of work for an exhibition at Medici Gallery in April 2011.
David Crocker - Biography
Born in 1955 and brought up in East Yorkshire. Studied painting at Bath Academy of Art, Corsham from 1973 to 1977.
Prize winner in the Laing Landscape Competition at the Mall Galleries in 1979.
David's painting, entitled Millington, was entered in The Threadneedle Prize exhibition, at the Mall Galleries in September 2009.
Stopped painting in 1984 to pursue a career as a musician and restore an Edwardian house. Started painting seriously again in 2003. Lives and works in York, concentrating on the landscape of the East Yorkshire Wolds.
Using a glazing technique derived from fifteenth and sixteenth century Flemish and Venetian painting, David combines an interest in composed landscape with a contemporary vision.
David is also a multi-instrumentalist and plays in The Crocker Brothers, one of the UK's premier acoustic/bluegrass bands.