David Whiting

Art critic and curator.

Areas of specialist interest:

  • Studio ceramics.
  • Contemporary art/ craft.


Art critic and writer, many publications produced including books and exhibition catalogues, many focusing on 20th century ceramics. Past Arts Council awards selector. Selector for many group exhibitions. External examiner for ceramics to several leading university courses. Member of the International Association of Art Critics. Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Trustee of Anthony Shaw Collection at York Art Gallery. Regular contributor to the Guardian.


  • Exhibition curator of ceramics and 2-D art.
  • Exhibition reviewer for magazines and journals.

Based in Worcester.