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About David

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David Frankum has had a wide-ranging career throughout the world of art and design. His illustrative artwork can be found in a variety of publications including books, magazines, comic books and album covers. He also taught art, provided business with designs, consulted companies about design ideas, worked in textiles and created artists’ impressions for architectural companies.

In 2016 David independently published his critically successful debut book, The Wormgler, capturing the imagination of its many readers worldwide, followed by his first solo exhibition, the well-received ME: Scenes of The Medway Towns in 2017. David has since exhibited his work in renowned galleries and museums, displaying both his passion for storytelling and his home county of Kent. Outside of his commercial artwork, David is currently working on several books including a prolific collection of his ‘live music’ sketches, ME: Phase 3 and a collection of illustrations exploring and highlighting male mental health issues for Manage magazine.

He is also a member of the art group Colony. David supports the world greatest football team, Gillingham F.C., wears glasses and likes ginger tea.

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