Artists: Painters, Sculptors, Art and Crafts
Every town, village and remote little hamlet in Wales has a resident artist. It's nice to know that this art and craft tradition is as strongas ever and the proof is here within our list of famous Welsh artists, sculptors and craftsmen. You'll find references to Cefyn Burgess, David Emmanuel, Charles Byrd, Ernest Zobole, Christopher Williams, Gwen John and more!
Founder of the Royal Academy. Widely recognised as the father of British Landscape painting. He also painted the pub sign 'We Three Loggerheads' near Mold!
Tim DaviesWorld-wide acclaim. Uses contemporary Welsh subjects as his themes.
Ernest ZoboleInfluential Welsh landscape artist. 1948, Cardiff College of Art1952, Became aquatinted with Heinz Koppel at Dowlais 1953, Taught at Llangefni School, Anglesey 1957.Returned to Rhondda Valley and taught at Aberdare and Treorchy 1956. Member of 56 group Wales 1963, Lecturer, Newport College of Art.
Bernice CarlillPrimarily water-colours. Does anyone have anymore details?
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