Dave Pearson died in 2018, but he is still well remembered among the local arts community. Remembered for his warmth and support for other artists, but also because of the quality (and quantity) of his work.
The Dave Pearson Studio still exists and, until recently, it has also been home to Apna Rossendale which supports the local South Asian community. It also the place where Dave’s work is stored (see the Art Venues page on this website) and where, in normal times, exhibitions of his work are held.
The D S Pearson website has been down for a few months, but we’ve now redesigned it. It’s a great place to go for an introduction to Dave’s work. There’s also various writings about Dave, and a link to Derek Smith’s very special film, To Byzantium, about the artist….