Gareth Hugh Davies

Gareth Hugh Davies is best known for the powerful, enigmatic and haunting imagery in his paintings.
The absence of the figure in familiar visual references such as pine forests, grey skys, rain clouds, urban lighting and tracks in snow enables several interpretations.
“I’m interested in the the quiet drama that simple visual references can create. They can be read as meditations on the tensions between light and dark, the remote and the familiar, comfort and a sense of isolation.These pieces are also as much about our transience as our ability to transform the land in which we inhabit”
Gareth Hugh Davies trained at Dyfed College of Art, Carmarthen, Portsmouth Polytechnic and North Staffordshire Polytechnic. His work has been included in exhibitions at The Royal Academy of Art, The National Portrait Gallery, The Cricket Hill Gallery in New York, and The Leith Gallery in Edinburgh. In 1990 he won the Gold Medal for Fine Art at The National Eisteddfod of Wales. 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.

The Blach Mountain, frost
Oil on board
30 x 25cm

18 x 13 cm

Ty Ddewi, Druidstone
100 x 70 cm

Grongar, Aberglasney
50 x 25 cm

Ty Ddewi
21 x 10 cm

The many peopled night
22 x 12 cm

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