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Chaos Ground
© the artist. Photo credit: Stockport Heritage Services

Chaos Ground 1998

David Grimbleby (b.1949)

Stockport Heritage Services
Artist, designer and musician, born in Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire, who studied graphic design at Grimsby College of Technology, 1966–9. He worked as a decorative fairground artist, silkscreen technician and lettering artist, gravedigger, gardener and groundsman around England. From 1971 took part in numerous mixed shows and had a series of solo exhibitions, later ones including Turnpike Centre, Leigh, 1998; Orrell Arts Centre, Bootle, 2000; and Stables Gallery 2001. He was then “working on very focused and detailed pieces that relate to the patterns that emerge in natural objects”. He lived in Southport, Lancashire.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)


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