ELECTED IN 2021
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.”