ARTISTDAVID H. DALE

For some he is the most imaginative user of beads.for others, his main works are etchings, which are absorbing in their simplicity and directness; yet his etchings and bead works are only part of the picture.

As an artist, david dale is hard to categorize. For some he is the most imaginative user of beads.for others, his main works are etchings, which are absorbing in their simplicity and directness; yet his etchings and bead works are only part of the picture.

Dale was born in England in 1947, of a Nigerian mother and an English father. He worked briefly at the Federal Ministry of Communications (Drawing Office Division) and in 1967 left for Ahmadu Bello University to study fine art and art history.
Since then, he has created an impressive body of works for individuals, collectors and a large number of corporate bodies. In the process, distinguishing himself as one of the most imaginative artist in Nigeria.

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