Donald Wells (1929 - 2014)
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Profiles by Donald Wells
Profiles. 1961
Torso by Donald Wells
Torso. 1990s
Yellow and Blue by Donald Wells
Yellow and Blue. 1960s


Donald Wells, sculptor, painter and latterly print-maker, was born in Silverdale, Staffordshire. Wells studied at Newcastle-under-Lyme School of Art, where Jack Clarkson, an associate of Henry Moore, taught him. His first solo exhibition was at the Artists’ International Association Gallery, London in 1962 and during the 1960s he showed in numerous exhibitions in London, including the Drian Gallery, with which he was closely associated for many years. Wells has also exhibited at the Arts Council, the Carnegie Institute Pittsburgh, the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw and Beaux Arts in Bath. In 1999, 2003 and 2005 exhibitions of his work were held at the Harlequin Gallery, London. His output in bronze, plaster, stone & collage is included in numerous public and private collections in Britain, Europe, America and Australia.