Rhue Art

Elfyn Lewis Resume


1999 P.G.C.E/Cert.Ed (PoCET) University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Wales

1998 M.A Fine Arts, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Wales

1992 B.A (Hons) Fine Art, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England

1987 Diploma in Art Foundation, Gwynedd Technical College, Bangor, Wales

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2010 ‘Gestiana’ - Cynon Valley Museum, Aberdare, Wales

2010 ‘Bylchau’ - St Davids Hall, Cardiff, Wales 2010 ‘Gestiana’ - Oriel Canfas Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

2009 Festival Interceltique de Lorient, Lorient, France

2007 ‘Bylchau’ - Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw, Pwllheli, Wales

2005 ‘Moelfra’ - Rhyl Library, Museum and Art Gallery, Rhyl, Wales

2005 ‘Eryri’ - National Eisteddfod of Wales Eryri & District - Artist/Curator

2004 ‘Frank’ - Harding House Gallery, Lincoln, England

2003 ‘Bern’ - Oriel Ynys Môn, Llangefni, Ynys Môn, Wales (touring show)

2002 ‘Gerlan’ - University of Wales School of Art Gallery and Museum, Aberystwyth, Wales

2001 ‘Pyrgad’ - Studio 8 Gallery, Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales (touring show)

2001 Rotherham Arts Centre, Rotherham, England

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011 Summer Exhibition, 2011. Beaux Arts London

2010 ‘We Have The Mirrors, We Have The Plans’ - Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales

2009 The Welsh Artist of the Year, St Davids Hall, Cardiff, Wales

2008 ‘Shared Ground’ - Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine, Scotland

2008 ‘Gair o Gelff’ - Oriel Canfas, Cardiff, Wales

2007 ‘Shared Ground’ - Patriot Hall Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

2004 ‘Siartio’ - National Eisteddfod of Wales, Newport & District - Special Exhibition

2002 Young Wales ‘VI’ - Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy, Wales

2001 ‘3 Abstract Painters’ - CBAT Gallery, Cardiff, Wales

2000 The Art Store, Dublin, Ireland

1999 ‘Caught in the Act’ - Stroud House Gallery, Stroud, England

1999 10th Oriel Mostyn Open, Llandudno, Wales

1998 Celtic Festival, Tokyo, Japan


2010 Winner, Welsh Artist of the Year - St David’s Hall Cardiff, Wales

2009 Awarded Individual Production Grant - Arts Council of Wales

2009 CASW Purchase Prize, National Eisteddfod of Wales, Meirion & District

2009 Gold Medal winner, National Eisteddfod of Wales, Meirion & District

2004 Winner of the Focal Purchase Prize, Focal Visual Arts Festival, Ruthin, Wales 2003 Production and Audience Development Award, Arts Council of Wales

2000 Winner of the Warren Morris Perpetual Cup - Oriel Ynys Môn, Llangefni, Wales

1999 Career Development Grant, Arts Council of Wales - travel grant, New York, U.S.A.

1996 Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy, Wales (award winner young contemporaries under 35)


2005 Poetry Wales: 40 Years - Original artwork used as front cover

2004 Poetry Wales: (Volume 40 number 3) - Original artwork used as front cover

2003 ‘White Star’ Robin Llywelyn, Parthian Books - Original artwork used as front cover

2002 ‘Planet’ The Welsh Internationalist - Front cover and feature about my work (issue 150)

2001 ‘Different Lights’ UKwithNY, Angel Orensanz Foundation, Center for the Arts, New York, U.S.A.

2000 Lliwiau Rhyddid - The Colours of Freedom. Artist in Residence Theatr Bara Caws, Caernarfon, Wales

2000 Cywaith Cymru.Artworks Wales project - Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales, Llanelli, Wales

1999 ‘Rancid Aluminium’ Film based on novel by James Hawes. Original artworks commissioned for interior film sets

1998 White Afternoon’ Welsh Fiction, Parthian Books