AboutDavid Shepherd paints every day of his life. Now aged eighty, the famed wildlife, aviation and steam train artist describes his life as âa series of disasters' David Shepherd's career has been shaped by serendipity. Rejected by the Slade School of Art, David planned to train as a bus driver. A chance encounter with artist Robin Goodwin resulted in a three-year apprenticeship a first for Goodwin, who revelled in the challenge, and a life-changing opportunity for Shepherd.
David Shepherd: A Crazy Life of Steam & Elephants features over 30 works never before exhibited. Selected from the paintings that hang in his own home, the exhibition showcases the breadth of subjects close to David's heart, giving a glimpse into the âcrazy life' of one of the UK's best-known painters.