David Whittaker

David Whittaker was born & bred in Ireland. He is a bookseller, publisher (Wavestone Press) photographer and independent researcher living in rural Oxfordshire. David has published nine books, several of which are Cornish related – including Tony O’Malley: An Irish Artist in Cornwall and Give Me Your Painting Hand: W S Graham and Cornwall, which was shortlisted for a Holyer an Gof award. He has also contributed Cornish-based obituaries to the Guardian. David’ s new book -St Ives Allure: Engagements with Art & Place in West Cornwall will appear later in the summer. As a photographer, David has developed a keen eye for rocks, rust, ruins and wrecks in the landscape–and he spends as much time as he can quietly exploring the cliffs and moors of Penwith

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