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About David

David Hunwick

David studied sculpture at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design in London, UK. (1981-1985)

David currently teaches sculpture at Brentwood College in Mill Bay on Vancouver Island, and also continues to sculpt and paint in his studio based in James Bay, Victoria.

After graduating he trained as a teacher of Art and Design. David’s sculptures are currently located in many private and public collections in The UK; Australia; Germany and Canada.

David was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh. Also exhibited at the Whitworth Gallery in Manchester at the New Contemporaries show and had sculpture sited at the world-renowned Yorkshire Sculpture Park. David emigrated to Canada in 2001.

David specializes in teaching sculpture, completing commission pieces, and mold making and casting. He taught at Metchosin International School of the Arts in 2012 and also in 2014; Red Deer College in 2016; and in Pietrasanta, Italy each summer as part of the Sculpt Italy experience ( 2012 to present)  In 2009-2010 David was commissioned to work on the Blue Whale project for University of British Columbia.

In 2012, David worked as artist-in-residence at the Gitskan Art Centre in Hazelton, teaching first nation carvers how to mold and cast their artifacts and also molded and cast an 8ft totem. Currently, David is also working on molding and casting another major first nation public sculpture which will be installed at Fraser Valley University in the Fall of 2017.

Some of David’s public sculptures are on display at the Sidney Sculpture walk; Oak Bay sculpture trail; Kingsbrae sculpture garden, NB, in 2013 and the Castlegar Sculpture walk in 2014.

David is also the founding organizer of the Sculpt Italy sculpting classes: www.sculptitaly.com

He is also serving as the vice-president of the Vancouver Island Sculptor’s guild.