David Marshall Sculptor

More than fifty years ago, attracted by the climate, light and magnificent scenery David Marshall left his native Scotland, settled in southern Spain and commenced his artistic career.

Inspired by the mountainous surroundings and all the detritus of nature – with workshops in Benahavis, and now Benaojan near Ronda.

David has developed a thriving design business Working with institutional and private clients worldwide.


Interacting with local artesans and foundries, and with his daughter Kristi managing the eponious gallery in Benahavis, David provides profesional solutions to architectural and industrial challenges – staircases, murals, signage, company gifts, trophies, interior design and a long etcétera.

He also continues to exhibit his highly individual sculptures at galleries and shows in Europe and the United States where he has established a studio in the Rockies of Colorado.

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Born in Edinburgh, Scotland 1942

1962 / 1964
David worked at Zipaquira near Bogota assisting the welding superintendant of Raymond International constructing a thermo electric plant. This was the start of his world with metals. 

1965  / 1999
He arrived in Spain after a non ferrous metals course at British Oxygen. He produced his first Sculptures from recycled metals. 

Along with jewellery and  silverware, they were shown at Marbella’s Saturday Market.
Following a first succesful Sculpture Exhibition at the Marbella Hilton (1969), he sets up a workshop in Mijas, Malaga.
Opened a Gallery in Puerto Banus, Marbella and moved his workshops to Seville. (1981)
Nobel Prize Winner Don Camilo Jose Cela inaugurated the Gallery created by David in Benahavis. (1986)

2000  / 2002
Created a Sculpture Garden along with a studio workshop in his new home near Benaojan, Malaga.

2003  /  2006
Exploring techniques in Bali to combine glass and teak within his work.

2007 / 2009
Starts his new Studio and Sculpture garden at his house in Hahn´s Peak near Steamboat Springs Colorado
Inaugurates Howlsen Place Gallery in Steamboat Springs and presents his Sculptures in Breckenridge CO, Loveland CO and Las Vegas Nevada

2010 / 2011
Sculpture exhibitions in Santa Fe NM, Muse Gallery in Longmont CO,
Jacob Javits Center New York,
Breckenridge sculpture on the Blue, Circle 7 Steamboat Springs CO,
Sofa Exhibition Chicago at Navy Pier with Maria Kravitz Gallery

Won the People´s Choice and Best in Show at Breckenridge with his Sculpture “3 Dolmans”
Featured Artist at “Art on the Rockies” in Edwards CO
Sofa exhibition Chicago with Maria Kravitz

Nominated  Best in Show at Breckenridge´s Sculpture on the Blue with his scultpture “The Paddles.”
Shows at: Art on the Rockies CO
                Palo Alto CA
                Beaver Creek CO
                Steamboat Springs All Art Festival CO

Shows at :
                 Steamboat Home in Steamboat Springs CO
                 Art on the Rockies Edwards CO
                 All Art Festival Steamboat Springs CO
                 Palo Alto CA
                 Mountain View  CA
                 Sausalito Art Festival CA
                 Ronda Malaga

Shows at: Ascari Ronda Malaga
                 Steamboat Springs  All Art Festival CO
                 Art Depot Steamboat Springs CO
                 Sausalito Art Festival CA
                 Campanario Marbella
                 Breckenridge “Art on the Blue” CO


David had numerous shows the at following Gallerys

Permanent exhibitions  in Benahavis Malaga Spain and Circle 7 Steamboat Springs CO, USA
Hotel Marbella Hilton, Hotel Melia Don Pepe Marbella, Spanish Chamber of Commerce en Londres, Haywood Gallery Londres, Maison Dupin Ginebra, Sala Kandinsky Madrid, Hamilton Gallery Londres, Sala Gianinnini Coruña,
Hotel Melia Sierra Nevada, Rueckli Gallery Zurich, Gallery Torneo Sevilla,
Dakota Center  Florida,Villafames Contemporary Art Museum Castellon, Gallery Mona Denia Alicante, Interart Valencia, El Ingenio Cultural Centre San Pedro Alcántara, Porticus Gallery Malaga, Art Fair Toulouse, Gallery Nova Malaga, Gallery 6 Malaga, Conde Duque Cultural Centre Madrid, Open Air Sculpture Museum Madrid, Art Fais Granada, Gallery Tudores Puerto Banus, Gallery Guedji Lyon, Aparte Gallery Saint Paul de Vence, Salon de Independent Paris, Ghent Art Fair Belgium, Sammer Gallery Madrid-Marbella-Segovia, Montseraz Exhibition Portugal, El Corte Ingles Gallery Marbella, Schoener Wohnen Zuerich, Area Gallery Greece, Dauphin Gallery Honfleur, L´Alpage Gallery Megeve, Vieux Gallery Saint Paul de Vence, Saint Catherine Gallery Honfleur, Gundelach Gallery Copenhagen, Contreras Gallery Almeria, Parrot Gallery Elche, Eduardo Selección Gallery Gijon, Casa Grande Gallery Marbella, Baculo Madrid, Atlantica Art Centre Coruña,

Some of his commisions
BMW, Unicef, Rydercup, Martini, Banco Andalucia, Banco Exterior de España, Fundacion Eva Longoria, Open de Andalucia, Open de España, Ferrari, Peugeot, Finca Cortesin, Marbella Luxery Weekend, Perodico El Mundo, Aviva, Hotel Puente Romano, Prosegur, Aloha Golf Club, Paraiso Golf Club, Open de Paddle en Puente Romano, World Off-shore, Puerto Banus, Cristian Dior, Ayuntamientos etc