David Hockney’s studio assistant and close friend Dominic Elliott, aged 23 has died after being taken to hospital from the painter’s east Yorkshire home.
Mr Elliott is a well known local sportsman playing Rugby in Bridlington and Hockney at Driffield. Bridlington RUFC placed a notice on its website which said, “Bridlington Rugby Club would like to send their condolences to the family of Dom Elliott. He played for the club at both second team and first team level, he will be sadly missed by all the players and Club members”.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Mr Elliott.