Damien’s artwork was hugely influenced by his architect father Jack Waterhouse, as illustrated by this selection of Other Artwork – beautiful buildings and exotic holidays.
On a working holiday on the Caribbean island of Bequia, Damien took photographs, drew and water-coloured memorable sights and scenes, including idyllic tropical beaches and hideaways and the magnificent Windstar yacht.
The four views of Saltaire demonstrate Damien’s meticulous eye for accuracy and detail. They are precise drawings of buildings in this unique UNESCO World Heritage Site. Saltaire is a Victorian model village near Bradford in West Yorkshire, built between 1851 and 1872 by Sir Titus Salt, a philanthropist industrialist in the Yorkshire woollen industry, reputedly to provide decent housing and living conditions for workers in Salt’s newly-built super-large mill. Salts Mill was bought in 1987 by another local entrepreneur, the late Jonathan Silver, who transformed it into a space of culture and art, most notably the world’s latest collection of art by his friend David Hockney.
This collection also includes a few views in Liverpool and Kirkby Lonsdale in colour.