David Annand

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David Annand (born 1948) is a Scottish sculptor. [1]

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Education

Annand was educated at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in the city of Dundee. He then taught for fourteen years. [2] [3]

Art

In 1988, Annand decided to devote himself full-time to his sculpture work. His work can be seen in many cities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Many of Annands works are placed in public spaces and relate to local history or literature. In 2009, he unveiled the sculpture The Turf Man which is based on the poem Digging out the bundle Death of a Naturalist (1966). He was commissioned by the County Council in conjunction with the NRA in Ireland to create a sculpture to celebrate Patrick Kavanagh's poem Dancing with Kitty Stobling. The sculpture is visible on the Carrickmacross bypass section of the N2. [4] In 2010, he won a commission to create a £100,000 tribute to Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, one of Suffolk's most influential figures. The completed work was placed close to Curson House on St Peter's Street in Ipswich. [5]

The artist lives and works in Kilmany in the Scottish county of Fife. [5] He is a member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors.

Awards

Collection of works

Statue of Mary Queen of Scots at Linlithgow Palace, by David Annand Statue of Mary Queen of Scots at Linlithgow Palace, by David Annand.jpg
Statue of Mary Queen of Scots at Linlithgow Palace, by David Annand

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