David CORNELL

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1935-09-18
Education Central Sch of Art, Harrow Sch of Art, Acad of Fine Art Univ of Pennsylvania
Publications N/A
Recreations brown belt at judo, swimming, running, clay shooting
Clubs N/A
Style David Cornell, Esq
Career sculptor and medallist; mil serv in 42 Commando Royal Marines; won Royal Mint nat selection and was appointed coin and medal engraver 1965, dir of sculpture John Pinches Ltd, int dir Franklin Mint; collaborations incl work with Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Marc Chagall, Lord Mountbatten and Sir John Betjeman; specialises in official portraits of the Royal Family; designs for int coinage incl: Bahamas, Bermuda, China, Falkland Islands, New Zealand, Turkey and UAE; commissions incl: portrait cameos of the children of the Dutch Royal Family, birthday portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, portrait of Diana Princess of Wales, retirement bronze of Lestor Piggott, Unicorn bronze for Wellcome Fndn HQ, set of sovereigns depicting the Kings and Queens of England and their coats of arms, life-size bronze of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, life-size portraits of Leonardo Di Caprio and Kate Moss, 21st birthday portrait of HRH Prince William, works for Royal Doulton, Welsh Porcelain, Spink, Coalport, Franklin Mint, Wedgwood, Richard Borek and the Richmond Herald of Arms, life size bust of Robert Burns, meml coin of Princess Diana; won nat competition to design a 50p coin for the 2012 London Olympics (judo); formerly judge at Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Art Cncl Awards of GB; vice-pres Soc of Portrait Sculptors 1977-, FRSA, FRBS; >ir< Royal Acad London 1967, San Diego USA 1969, Krakow 1970, 14th Int Medaille Cologne 1975-79, Soc of Portrait Sculptors Mall Galleries London 1979, Guildhall London 1980, Hall Place Kent 1982, Palk Walk Galleries London 1983, Plazzotta Studio London 1984, Cadogan Gall London 1985, Blackheath Gall London 1986 and 1991, Harrods Fine Art Gall London 1987, St Albans Arts Festival 1988, Llewellyn Alexander London 1989, Seymours Gardens Surrey 1990, Henry Brett Gall Paris 1992, Woodlands Gall 1993, RBS London 1994, London Contemporary Art 1995, Docklands Gall London 1996, Alwin Davis Tunbridge Wells 1997 and 1998, Sausmarez Manor Guernsey 1999, Tokyo Japan 1999, Sausmarez Manor Guernsey 2000, Wales Fine Art 2001-, Chepstow Nat Sculpture Festival Belvoir Castle 2001-, Newnham Paddox Duridston Art Parks Canterbury 2001-, The Garden House Wrexham 2001-, Nevill Gall Canterbury 2001-, one man show Adam Gall Wales 2004, Abbey House Gardens Malmesbury 2007
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