David Bell grew up in a full time pottery. He began his working life in theatre stage management and props making before moving on to full time work for, ‘Mothers Art Productions’ (7 years). He then freelanced in film and television working as a senior props maker, set decorator and art director. These careers taught David how to use diverse materials and methods in reaching a result.

David’s large public artworks are on show in several cities including Melbourne including Raising the Rattler Pole on the corner of Flinders and Spencer St and The Nest, located in Darebin Parklands.

As a writer, photographer and illustrator David authored three published books including ‘Spirit of Nature’ (1st prize, Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Award).

Since moving to Regional Victoria he has worked on several placemaking and community art projects in the local area as a mentor, designer and consultant, and had three painting exhibitions.

Sculpture is his greatest passion.

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