David Tremlett

David Tremlett (England, 1945) is one of those most versatile artists in modern society. He was trained of sculpture at Brimingham School of Art (United Kingdom) and the Royal College of Art (London, United Kingdom).

 

Since the 1980s, his primary media has been pastel, of which he says: "It is a fragile, delicate powder, so light that you can blow it away, but at the same time you can make something strong, demanding, and structurally tough. In 1992 he was shortlisted for the Turner Prize for his many wall drawings displayed around the World. Since the late 1970s, he has been creating wall drawings notably at public proyect like British Embassy in Berlin, the British Council Building in Nairobi, etc.

 

Tremlett has exhibited internationally in private galleries and major museums with 10 catalogues and several artist books to his credit. His extensive exhibition history includes solo exhibitions at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris; the Stedelijik Museum in Amsterdam; Pecci Museum,  Prato, Italy; and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.