David Leverett

David's Star, 1967

Acrylic on canvas
127 x 101.5 cm

DAVID LEVERETT  British, born 1938

Known for his abstracts in acrylic as well as for his collages, David Leverett studied at Nottingham College of Art, 1957-61, and at the Royal Academy Schools from 1961-64.

David Leverett was working as a designer and scenic design assistant before painting and teaching from 1965. In 1966 he had the first of a series of shows at the Redfern Gallery, London.

David Leverett has taught widely in England and abroad and he was a Visiting Artist at the Royal Academy Schools, the Royal College of Art and at Hornsey College of Art, London.

David Leverett has participated in many significant exhibitions including:
1966, Young Contemporaries
1967, John Moores Liverpool Exhibition
1968, Britain Painting and Sculpture, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1990, Royal Academy bicentenary exhibition
1990, Sacred Gardens, Redfern Gallery, London

Public collections include:
Arts Council of Great Britain, London
Tate, London
Victoria & Albert Museum, London