David Upfill-Brown graduated from England’s Parnham College in 1981 and moved to Australia, where he creates fine furniture and teaches extensively. Public commissions include work for the parliaments of Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Marshall Islands, and the Solomon Islands. After serving as Academic Director and Principal of the Australian School of Fine Furniture he took the helm as Lead Instructor of our Nine-month Comprehensive from 2004-2009. Publications include Lark Books’ 500 Chairs (2008) and 500 Tables (2009), and numerous magazine articles. In 2013, David had a solo show at Australia’s Bungendore Woodworks and, in 2016 exhibited in the “Treecycle” show at the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney, Australia.
David teaches bending and veneering in the Furniture Intensive, and co-teaches Chair Making.