David Blakemore is a full time artist who moved to the Cotswolds in 2012 to work within and be inspired by it's extraordinary beauty. He enjoys creating narrative, atmosphere and drama in his paintings. His medium is oil.
David is currently exhibiting at The Stone Gallery in Burford, Oxfordshire and was the featured artist at the Church Lane Gallery in Banbury, Oxon, throughout March. A framed print selection of his work is now on display at Restaurant 56, one of the U.K.'s top restaurants, situated within the Sudbury House Hotel in Faringdon, Oxfordshire.
David was born in London and worked as a restaurateur for a number of years before studying at the renowned Lavender Hill Studios in Clapham under the tutelage of Scott Pohlschmidt and Ann Witheridge (Charles H. Cecil - Florence).
In 2016, David alongside Royal Artist Jeremy Houghton, were the two artists selected by the globally award winning tea producer Birchall, to represent the Cotswolds in their guide to Great Britain.