Thank you for visiting my web. I am based in the town of Troon, on the Clyde coast, South West Scotland. Since my parents were both theatrical people it is perhaps not surprising that I tended to follow a career in the arts.

I was involved in theatre design and production for many years until deciding that painting allowed for a more individual form of expression. I studied for four years at Glasgow School of Art,and Hospitalfield. While there I was awarded the Governors prize, The Scottish young contemporaries prize and the Scottish Arts Council Award. I was elected to membership of  “ The Glasgow Group” and was invited to exhibit at  the “Institute of Contemporary  Arts”, London.

Since then I  have had  many Exhibitions  in the United Kingdom and abroad, and my work is held in various public and private collections. I spent  20 years in art education and theatre production. During this time I developed an interest in sailing, retired from education and spent some years sailing the Mediterranean.

Thank you again for your visit, and I hope you enjoy browsing.


                                                                   David A. Croft-Smith.

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