David Bromley - Printmaker
David Bromley David Bromley was born in London and spent some of his childhood in Sierra Leone, West Africa. His family emigrated to Gulgong when he was 13. He worked as an illustrator for The Sydney Morning Herald and the now defunct National Times. A year’s leave of absence from the SMH turned into a 19 year stint in London working for all the quality newspapers there and also illustrating some high profile advertising campaigns. He returned to Australia nine ago years and settled at Wenonah Headland, establishing a studio for printmaking and painting. His prints have won awards and are frequently chosen for exhibition by The Royal Society of Painter Printmakers in London. He works in Linocut but also practices the ancient craft of wood engraving. The wood blocks are printed on an antique Albion press that started life in Fleet Street London. He illustrates for the UK based Financial Times and has drawn numerous book covers for various overseas publishers. Among the awards he has won over the years are a Walkley, World Press Cartoon and, at the age of 13, a nationwide art competition in the UK.