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MEET THE ARTISTS

Bodnant Art Gallery represents some of the best artists from across North Wales.

 

Here is a short introduction to each of our artists which, we hope, will give you a little more insight into their backgrounds 

and what inspires them to paint.

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ALWYN DEMPSTER JONES

Pastel and Watercolour

A graduate of Manchester College of Art and Design and Cardiff University, Alwyn is a freelance painter/illustrator and has had artwork reproduced by The Sunday Times, The Times Educational Supplement, The Observer and many periodicals....

ANDREW JENKIN

Watercolour

Andrew Jenkin is a self-taught artist, author and illustrator, originally from Yorkshire now living in North Wales. He works mainly in watercolour....

ANGIE HOOPERT

Oil

Angie graduated from Bristol in 1991 with a degree in Graphic Design and Illustration. The Welsh landscape and coastline became too powerful to resist any longer and she moved back to her hometown of Mold in North Wales....

CLAIRE HALLIDAY

Oil, Pastel and Watercolour

Claire was born and raised in North Wales and though she moved away from the area, each time she returned twice in love with it. It was as though she was bound to the rugged mountains and stark coasts by an unbreakable....

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JACKIE DAVIES

Pastel and Acrylic

Jackie feels she has discovered the pleasure of  experimenting with pastels and mixed media rather late in life.....

JEAN MORGAN ROBERTS

Watercolour and Acrylic

Privileged to be born in a most beautiful and interesting town gave me, from a very young, age the urge to draw and paint birds and all the other wild insects and animals that we share the planet with......

BILL GRIBBLE

Oil and Acrylic

Bill Gribble has lived and worked in North Wales for many years. He was inspired by an Aunt when very young to develop and take part in creative and artistic activities......

CATHERINE TAYLOR PARRY

Acrylic

I work in rural Wales where I live with my husband and daughter where I am surrounded by my atmospheric paintings.
My work is a personal response to landscapes.....

MEET THE ARTISTS

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JENNIFER RYE

Oil, Acrylic and Mixed Media

Born in Hertfordshire in 1969, Jennifer studied at Wimbledon school of art and North Wales School of art and design.
She has been awarded her BA and MA in fine Art. Painting is her passion; She paints and teaches in her studio in North Wales.....

JOCELYN ROBERTS

Acrylic

I am a Welsh artist of 12 years, studied through Bangor University.
My passion for painting the land, sea and sky comes from living on the North Wales coast all my life......

JUDITH DONAGHY

Oil

Judith is a former textile designer who switched to fine art a number of years ago.
Painting is, for me, an instinctive process although direct observation is an important element......

LIZ BOLLOTEN

Watercolour

I am a watercolour artist who is constantly striving to capture the ethereal, ever changing beauty of the natural world......

MEET THE ARTISTS

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PAUL PIGRAM

Pastel, Watercolour and Acrylic

Paul originally trained in graphic design, which led him into the creative world of advertising. After a successful career as a Marketing & PR Consultant, he returned to his love of painting and is now a professional artist and tutor specialising in pastel.....

PAULINE JORDAN

Mixed Media

My work is influenced by memories of life experiences, things seen, heard and read, music, literature, and the beauty and drama of the natural world and it's elements.......

RACHEL FARR

Watercolour and Silk Threads

Following her environmental degree, Rachel worked in Wildlife Conservation for many years before re-discovering her love of art. She went on to study illustration at Glyndwr University and now focuses on painting wildlife and landscapes. Her.......

ROGER YOUNG

Oil

I started to paint as an adolescent using gouache to paint birds in high detail and exhibited at numerous open exhibitions throughout Cheshire including my own successful solo exhibition at Ellesmere Port when virtually every painting sold.....

MEET THE ARTISTS

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RONNIE DRILLSMA

Mixed Media

Ronnie lives and works as an Artist in North Wales. She taught Art as a Community Tutor for 16 years.
Ronnie enjoyed teaching; she saw it as sharing ideas with like minded people....

SHARON WAGSTAFF

Pastel

After growing up with a love of painting I started selling my work shortly after moving to Wales in 1993. What started out as a hobby very quickly    became a full time occupation. I work mainly in Pastel.....

DOROTHY TAYLOR

Oil and Watercolour

Since moving to Wales six years ago after a life and career in the North West of England, I have had the time to pursue my ambition to paint.......

ANIELA JONES

Oil and Acrylic

The early influences of my Scottish Highland roots have led to a continuing love for complex patterns and subtle colour combinations inspired by Highland traditions and the stunning vistas.....

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GARY GRIFFITHS

Watercolour

My work is a response to the drama of the North Wales landscape which I have been fortunate to have spent over thirty years exploring and to the coastline.......

KEEP A LOOK OUT

New artist coming soon

Keep a look out for new artists arriving in our gallery.

KEEP A LOOK OUT

New artist coming soon

Keep a look out for new artists arriving in our gallery.

KEEP A LOOK OUT

New artist coming soon

Keep a look out for new artists arriving in our gallery.