David Worthington

b. London 1962. Lives & works Bridport Dorset UK

Education & Professional Experience

1981 Art Students League, New York
1981 Worked at PS1 Studios, Queens, New York
Assisted Mike Heizer on photomontage for pyramid project
1981-84 BA Philosophy and Theology, LMH Oxford University
1987 Foundation Byam Shaw School of Art London
Worked in studio of Tim Scott, London
1989-90 Massana School of Art, Barcelona
1990-1992 Fine Art, Barcelona University
1992 New York Studio School, New York
1993-1995 Resident at LLorens Artigas Foundation, Gallifa, Barcelona
1996 Elected Associate Member of Royal Society of British Sculptors
1997-1999 Carved stone pieces for Anish Kapoor
2000/1 MA Visual Culture, Middlesex University
2004 Elected Trustee Royal British Society of Sculptors
2005/6 MA Computer Arts Thames Valley University
Elected Fellow of the Royal British Society of Sculptors
2009 Elected Vice President Royal British Society of Sculptors
Shortlisted Jerwood Sculpture Prize
Curates Sculpture at Woburn Abbey with Sladmore Gallery
2011 Curates Sculpture At Glyndebourne 2011
2012 Curates Pertaining to Things Natural Chelsea Physic Garden
with John Martin Gallery
2013 Opens gallery Fox & Worthington Fine Art with his wife artist Jane Fox in
Bridport Dorset
UFO installed at Exeter University


1999 Pratt School of Art New York
2005 Farnham School of Art
2010 Cambridge University English Department
2011 Southampton Solent University
2013 Sothebys MA course
2014 Sothebys MA course
2015 Sothebys MA course
Victoria & Albert Museum, Uncertain States Symposium
2016 Southampton Solent University

Solo Exhibitions

1999 Lefevre Contemporary Art, London
2001 Invited Sculptor Glyndebourne Festival 2001
2001 Lefevre Contemporary Art London
2010 Sladers Yard Bridport
2013 Horatio’s Garden Salisbury Hospital
2014 William Bennington Gallery London

Mixed Exhibitions

1994 Artists Plates, Llorens Artigas Foundation, Gallifa, Barcelona
1996 Rory Carnegie and David Worthington at The Poster Studio, London
1997 The Lefevre Gallery, London, ‘Contemporary British Art ’
1999 The Lefevre Gallery, London ‘ Post War & Contemporary Art ’
2001 The Lefevre Gallery, London ‘ Contemporary Art’
Art 2001, Lefevre Contemporary Art
2002 Basel Miami Beach, Crane Kalman Gallery
2003 Tate Modern, Live Culture, performance with Guillermo Gomez Pena
Sculpture at Goodwood, Sussex, UK
2004 OnForm04 , Asthall House, Oxfordshire
2005 Leicester University, Royal British Society of Sculptors Centenary Exhibition
2006 Art 2006 Crane Kalman
On Form 06 Asthall House Oxon
Art London Fine Art Society London
2007 Dubai Art Fair Crane Kalman
Monochrome, Fine Art Society London
Spectrum, Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury
2008 Montesque Square Sladmore Gallery
OnForm 08 Asthall House Oxon.
2009 Jerwood Sculpture Prize shortlisted artists
Dubai Art Fair Sladmore Gallery
Art20009 London Crane Kalman Gallery & Fine Art Society
2 ½ D Royal British Society of Sculptors
18 @ 108 Kinetic Sculpture Royal British Society of Sculptors
Sladmore Gallery Woburn Abbey
2011 Glyndebourne Festival Opera
2012 Pertaining to Things Natural Chelsea Physic Garden
John Martin Gallery
OnForm12 Asthall House
University of Leicester Botanic Gardens
2013 University of Leicester Botanic Gardens
2014 OnForm 14 Asthall Manor
Open Air Sculpture Knebworth House
2015 William Bennington Gallery Sculpture 2015 Combe Trenchard
2016 Group show The Walled Garden at Moreton curated by Sandy Kirkby

Public Art Commissions

1998 Angle – Kobe, Japan. Granite sculpture symposium for new development in Kobe. Worked with building contractors, architects, and city council
1999 Spinning Rock – Delancey PLC, 41 Portman Sq, London UK Interactive sculpture for HQ lobby designed and made by DW
2002 Ascending Spiral – Work Space Group, Quality Court, Chancery Lane, London UK Interactive sculpture for redevelopment of building designed and made by DW. Worked with developer, engineers, and architects and turntable fabricators.
2009 Seat Sculpture – Trademark Property Fort Worth Texas USA Interactive sculpture designed and made by DW for new shopping mall Corpus Christie. Worked with developer, consultant, engineer, and turntable fabricators.
2009 We Come In Peace – Rokeby [ Southern ] Ltd Thornhill Southampton UK exterior public art designed by DW for new mixed used development working with design team of developer and engineers and City Council and the fabricator.
2010 Family From Another Place – Henderson Global Asset Management Great Queen St Covent Garden London UK exterior public art designed by DW for street as part of redevelopment. Worked with design team of developer, engineer, architect, and City Council and stone fabricators.