David Heathcote (born in London in 1931) grew up in Kent and studied at Canterbury College of Art and the Slade.
For twelve years he was in charge of Art History at Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria. He brought a major exhibition of Hausa Art to London in 1976 and completed a film on the subject in 1978.
He has frequently had solo shows of creative work in London and abroad, most recently with GV Art gallery in London and the Beckel Odille Boïcos Gallery in Paris.
David has lived and worked in Canterbury since 1979.
'Blind Girl with Bird'
(Cast in Ramsgate)