David PostonBorn: 1948
Place of Birth: Moscow
David Poston is a significant senior visual artist who specialises in jewellery and objects.
Born to British parents in Moscow, Russia in 1948 he was educated in the United Kingdom and graduated from the jewellery design course at Hornsey College of Art. David worked as an artist-jeweller using mainly non-precious metals and other materials from 1970 until 1984, and then again from 2000 until the present day. In between, he has worked to assist in the development of sustainable livelihoods in twelve different African countries. He has contributed inventions through medical technology research, introduced a three-dimensional haptic interface to potential developers in the UK, was involved internationally in several high-tech start-up companies and spent three years as leader of the Jewellery and Silversmithing programme at Loughborough University. David currently works from his studio in Suffolk.
Public Collections include:
Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge; National Gallery, Melbourne, Australia; National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh; Shipley Art Gallery & Museum, Tyne & Wear
Bangle with Glass Beads View details
Bangle with Glass Beads2010Stainless steel wire, fine black, olive green and brownpurple beads£1,560Inner dimensions 6.6 x 7cmsNecklace View details
Single Neck Wire Circle & Double Neck Wire Circle View details
Single Neck Wire Circle & Double Neck Wire Circle2010circle consisting of a strand of 0.245mm dia hardened stainless steel wire, goldD:19.5-20cmSoldStainless Steel Brooch View details
Stainless Steel Brooch2016Stainless steel wireH:6.3cm W:5cm D:1.5cmSoldForged Stainless Steel Neckpiece View details
Forged Stainless Steel Neckpiece2016Stainless steel and stainless steel wireD:18.7cmSoldTrefoil Chain Necklace View details
Trefoil Chain Necklace2016stainless steel wire with red glass beadsL:6.6cmSoldM819, bangle bracelet View details
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