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About me

1950
Born Wrexham, Denbighshire, North Wales, UK

1968
Pre-Diploma Studies, Denbighshire Technical College

1969-72
Manchester Polytechnic, Faculty of Art & Design

1992
Elected Member of the Royal Cambrian Academy.
By invitation from Sir Kyffin Williams.
(Resigned 2012)


1997
Awarded Honorary Fellowship of Glyndwr University,
University of Wales


2011
Contributed to BBC 4 TV programme:
"The Mountain that had to be Painted".
(Augustus John and J.D.Innes, 1910-12. Painting around Arenig, North Wales).


2012
Contributed to BBC 1 Wales TV programme:
"Rolf on Welsh Art: Augustus John".


2014
Delivers talk at National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.
"Sacred Mountain: Arenig Fawr and J.D. Innes"


Lives in North Wales


AWARDS

1973
D&AD Design Award

1983
The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales: Joint First Prize

1984
North Wales Open Exhibition, Mostyn Gallery: First Prize

1986
The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales: First Prize
Gold Medal for Fine Art


1991
Pastel Society, Mall Gallery, London:
Frank Herring Award


2000
Pastel Artist International: Winner of the Contemporary
Award



SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

1980
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

1982
Portrait Awards: National Portrait Gallery, London

1983
The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales, Llangefni

1984
North Wales Open Exhibition, Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno

1986
The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales, Porthmadog

1986
Portrait Awards: National Portrait Gallery, London

1998
North Wales at its Best. Touring Exhibition

2004
Royal Welsh Agricultural Society. Centenary Exhibition:
Farming and the Welsh Landscape


2006
Wales Portrait Award: Touring

2008
Wales Portrait Award: Touring

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1991
Snowdon Shepherd :
National Museum of Wales, Museum of the North,
Llanberis


1992
Tegfryn Art Gallery, Menai Bridge

1997
Among the Amish :
Ectarc Centre, Llangollen
Electric Mountain, Llanberis
Upfront Gallery, Cumbria
Rhyl Arts Centre
National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth


1998, 2001
Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Richard Hagen Gallery, Broadway

2002, 2003
Upfront Gallery, Cumbria

2005
Royal Cambrian Academy
National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth


2007
Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff

2008
Ivver Sen: Upfront Gallery, Cumbria

2009
Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw, Llanbedrog

2009
Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery, Bangor

2010
Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

2011
Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw, Llanbedrog

2012
Denbigh Library and Art Gallery

2013
Oriel Tegfryn Gallery, Menai Bridge