DAVID BEGBIE was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1955. He studied at The Slade School of Sculpture and The Royal Society of British Sculptors. He has worked almost exclusively with the human form, primarily sculpting in steel mesh but also producing monoprints, etchings, ink and charcoal drawings and mixedmedia work. Begbie is best known for his distinctive steel mesh figures; for which he achieves very fine intricate sculpting detail of the body's musculature through skillful hand-forming techniques. The steel mesh creates a pliable liveliness and sense of movement that is further enhanced by the use of shadowplay with strategic lighting.