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David Nash    (British, 1945)

 David Nash - Black Butt (Sculptures) h: 213 x w: 240 x d: 213 cm / h: 83.9 x w: 94.5 x d: 83.9 in
David Nash
Black Butt 2010
 
 David Nash - Black Flame Column (Sculptures) h: 600 x w: 100 x d: 100 cm / h: 236.2 x w: 39.4 x d: 39.4 in
David Nash
Black Flame Column 2012
 
 David Nash - Charred Cross Egg (Sculptures) h: 440 x w: 130 x d: 120 cm / h: 173.2 x w: 51.2 x d: 47.2 in
David Nash
Charred Cross Egg 2008
 

Biography
1945 Born Esher, Surrey, England
1963 - 1967 Studied Kingston College of Art
1967 Moved to Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales, where he lives and works
1969 - 1970 Postgraduate Study, Chelsea School of Art
1999 Elected Royal Academician
1999 Appointed Research Fellow, University of Northumbria, Newcastle
1999 Awarded Honorary Doctorate in Art & Design, Kingston University
2004 Awarded OBE for services to the arts
1999 - present Member of the British Royal Academy of Fine Arts

Exhibitions
2010 Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, U.K. (solo)
2009 Blickachsen 7, Bad Homburg v.d.H., Germany
2009 Galeria Alvaro Alcazar, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2009 Monumental Sculpture, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (solo)
2009 Rückkehr der Kunst in die Natur, Skulpturenpark Heidelberg der Orthopädischen Universitätsklinik e.V., Germany (solo)
2009 Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Cumbria, U.K. (solo)
2008 Retrospektive, Kunsthalle Emden, Germany (solo)
2008 Naturformen, ALTANA Kulturstiftung, Bad Homburg, Germany (solo)
2006 Trunks Thicken, Branches Lengthen, Roots Deepen. Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg, Germany; Museum Galerie Fabrik, Schwäbisch Gmünd
2006 David Nash, Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm (solo)
2006 Im kleinen Format, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg
2005 For and From, The Metropole Galleries, Folkestone
2005 Geometrisk Abstraktion XXIV, Kunstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm
2005 David Nash – Vessels, Sala de la Diputación de Huesca, Spain (solo)
2005 David Nash- Pyramids rise, Spheres turn, and Cubes stand still, Annely Juda Fine Art, London (solo)
2005 David Nash: The Language of Wood/Sculpture and Drawings from the Recent Gift of Andrew and Bronya Galef, Fairchild Gallery, Amherst College, USA (solo)
2005 David Nash: Sculptures, Projects, Drawings, Galerie Lelong Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
2005 Fieldnotes and Sketchbooks, Aberdeen Art Gallery
2005 Effervescence – La sculpture anglaise dans les institutions francaises 1969-1989, Musée d’Angers
2005 Pyramids rise, Spheres turn and Cubes stand still, Annely Juda Fine Art, London
2005 Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2005 Henry Moore: Epoche und Echo - Englische Bildhauerei im 20. Jahrhundert, Kunsthalle Würth, Künzelsau, Germany
2004 David Nash “Making and Placing Abstract Sculpture 1978–2004”, Tate St Ives, Cornwall (solo)
2004 David Nash “Holzskulpturen”, Stiftung für Bildhauerei und Georg-Kolbe-Museum, Berlin (solo)
2004 “David Nash”, Galeria Metta, Madrid (solo)
2004 Making and Placing, Abstract Sculpture 1978 – 2004, Tate St Ives, Cornwall
Twmps and Eggs, Galerie Lelong Paris
2003 David Nash : Roche Beech, New Art Centre Sculpture Park and Gallery, Roche Court (solo)
2003 David Nash “The Return of Art into Nature”, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg (GER) (solo)
2003 David Nash “Holzskulpturen”, Gerhard Marcks Haus, Bremen (GER) (solo)
2002 David Nash: Dark Light, Galerie Lelong, New York (solo)
2001 David Nash – From Wales, Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo (solo)
2001 Burn: Artists Play with Fire, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, March 29 - June 3, 2001
2001 Blickachsen 3, Skulpturen im Kurpark, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg (GER)
2000 - 2001 Three Forms for Chicago, Chicago’s Museum Campus, Chicago
2000 Bronze: Contemporary British Sculpture, Holland Park, London
1999 Blickachsen 2, Skulpturen im Kurpark, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg (GER)
1998 Powder, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado
1998 David Nash - Language of Wood, Banque de Luxembourg (solo)
1996 Recent Sculpture and Drawing, Galerij S65, Aalst
1996 Forms into Time 1971-96, Museum van Hedengaase Kunst, Antwerp
1995 - 1996 Sculptors Drawings 1945-90, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
1995 Here and Now, Serpentine Gallery, London
1995 David Nash: Sculpture from Japan, Annely Juda Fine Art, London (solo)
1994 Voyages and Vessels, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha. Exhibition travelled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu; Madison Arts Center, Wisconsin
1994 Otoineppu - Spirit of Three Seasons, Asahikawa Museum of Art, Hokkaido Exhibition travelled to: Nagoya City Art Museum; Ashiya City Museum of Art, Kobe; Museum of Modern Art, Saitama; Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura; Tsukuba Museum of Art, Ibaraki Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo
1994 Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Monica
1993 The Planted Works, Manchester City Art Gallery
1992 The Artist's Hand, Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
1990 The Forces of Nature, Manchester City Art Gallery
1990 Chene et Frene, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Calais
1985 Bixby Gallery, Washington University, St Louis
Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo
Elm, Wattle, Gum, Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne
1984 - 1985 Moriyama City, Shiga, Japan
Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi-ken
Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai
Fukuoka Art Museum
Sogetsu Kaikan, Tokyo
1983 Sixty Seasons, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow
Exhibition at the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh
Oriel,Mostyn, Llandudno
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and Museum, Swansea
City Museum Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent
The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin
1973 Briefly Cooked Apples, Quenn Elizabeth Hall, York and Oriel, Bangor, Wales

Literature
2004 David Nash, Twmps & Eggs, Repères n° 127, Galerie Lelong
1996 Julian Andrews, The sculpture of David Nash - The Henry Moore Foundation in association with Lund Humphries Publishers, London
1996 David Nash, Forms into time - Academy Editions
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