David Gentleman was born in 1930 in
London. He studied at St Albans School of Art 1947/8,
and 1950, and at the Royal College of Art from 1950 to
1953. He taught at Royal College of Art from 1953 to
1955. He was elected to the Faculty of Royal Designers
for Industry In 1972 and was Master of the Faculty
from1989 to 1991. In 1993 he received an Honorary
Doctorate from Kingston University.
David Gentleman has designed many postage stamps for the
Royal Mail including one for the Millennium and numerous
posters for among others, the National Trust and London
Books illustrated by David Gentleman include: David
Gentleman's Britain, David Gentleman's London, David
Gentleman's Coastline, David Gentleman's Paris, David
Gentleman's India, and David Gentleman's Italy.
David Gentleman had 9 Solo Exhibitions at the Mercury
Gallery, the first in 1970.