ELECTED IN 2021
Gareth Hugh Davies trained at Dyfed College of Art, Carmarthen, Portsmouth Polytechnic and North Staffordshire Polytechnic, specialising in Stained Glass design.
In 1990 he won the Gold Medal for Fine Art at The National Eisteddfod of Wales. He has exhibited at The National Portrait Gallery, with the RBA at the Mall galleries and on several occasions at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions.
His work is held in numerous private collections and the public collections of the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, University of South Wales, Oriel y Bont, and Carmarthenshire County Collection. He lives and works in Carmarthenshire.
“I think the notion of ‘poetry’ has underpinned my recent approach to painting, the notion that the intangible can be suggested through the juxtaposition of form, colour and line. An idea of landscape, reimagined and remembered to convey feeling and a sense of a psychological space.”Website