WESTBURY, Douglas

1965 - ?

Douglas Westbury

Born at Chelmsford, Essex in 1965, son of Donald M. Westbury and his wife Astrid née Dixon, who married in Deben, Suffolk in 1964. Educated at Radley College and at Keble College, Oxford and the Suffolk College, Ipswich, gaining his BA in Art & Design and in 1997 enrolled on Postgraduate MA course in Creative Writing & Film Studies at the University of East Anglia. Douglas worked as a scenic artist in London before taking a position abroad as a teacher of English as a Foreign Language, working as a Community Service Volunteer from 2010. During this time he has continued to practice as an artist, painting and drawing in his own time and also writing verse and songs for guitar and piano. An artist who also uses digital images to develop his painting ideas, beginning as a painting in oil paint on board which is then photographed and later manipulated using 'Photoshop'. He exhibited at Ipswich Art Society from 'Bransons' The Old House, Playford, Ipswich in 1979, 'Sutton Lane'. He and his wife currently live at St George's Street, Ipswich.









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