David Ayres - Creative Artist
This website includes
details of prints produced over some twenty years and includes etchings,
lithographs and linocuts. A principal
section is a collection centred on and around the Batford Springs
Nature Reserve, situated in East Harpenden, in Hertfordshire, on the
Lea Valley Walk. There is a short account of the history of the locality.
From the wider World there is images of London, Liverpool, Moscow,
Sicily, Spain, Scotland, Egypt and the USA.
About The Artist
David Ayres took up printmaking in 1977 while lecturing in
Chemistry in the University of London. He learnt the techniques of
etching from David Carr at the Camden School of Art, and later from
Peter Jacques at the University of Hertfordshire.
On retirement and with a fully equipped studio at home this work has
become a principal interest and commissions are accepted.
He has exhibited his work at:
273, Queen Mary College
The Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans
The Llewellyn Alexander Gallery, Waterloo, London
The Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham and at
The National Print Exhibition, the Mall Gallery
The remains of the Temple of Karnak, the largest religious building
in the World, 2,000 BC. (H390 x W300mm)
Based upon the works of the London Brick Company at Stewartby, near
Bedford. (H310 x W250mm)