Born in 1959, Steven spent most of his early childhood in Llysfaen, a small, idyllic village in the hills of North Wales. An ideal place for an artist to grow up and the panoramic views of thesurrounding landscape inspired him to sketch and paint and by the age of 10, he had won his first Art competition. In 1975, he began studying at Wrexham Art College, and was taught by the excellent Welsh artist Keith Bowen.
Anthony 'Ginger' Cain was born Liverpool. Spent school years in the Lake District where he started climbing which turned into a lifelong obsession. He also studied geology which is reflected in therock structures of his paintings. He has lived in Canada, Wales and the Scottish Highlands before moving back to Llanberis in Wales where he now lives. A serious interest in painting during a summer job in a fire lookout at Bow Summit in Banff National Park, Canada in 1959.
Alan predominantly paints seascapes in oils, but also produces sculptures cast in bronze and Caricatures in pen and ink and colour. Born in Liverpool, the great port instilled in him nauticalcuriosity which eventually led him to travel the oceans of the world as a member of the Blue Funnel Shipping Company. Alan's Drawings and paintings evolved and impressions of the sea in all its various guises were captured on canvas.
Jeans' watercolour prints, calendars, cards and originals of North Wales are available from her Conwy (or Conway, the english spelling!) North Wales artist Jean Morgan Roberts, was born in thehistoric town of Conwy North Wales at the old Grade II* listed Black Lion Pub in Castle Street, just across the road in fact, from her Conwy gallery and within spitting distance of Conwy Castle!
Parking for the gallery - there is long stay car park across from the gallery next to the station. 12 hour parking is Ј1 at weekends and Ј2 on weekdays - very convenient for Llandudno centre. Awardwinning North Wales artist Tina Holley is known for her atmospheric paintings of landscapes, trees and water and her intensely detailed architectural studies. She has a wide following in Wales and the UK, and has work in collections around the world.
There's more to MOSTYN than its reputation as the leading gallery of contemporary art in Wales, UK. In its six galleries, cafê and meeting room MOSTYN shows exciting exhibitions which showcase thebest contemporary art in Wales and from around the world.
Alison Bradley Gallery is located in the North Wales village of Betws-y-coed - the Gateway to Snowdonia and home of Britain's first Artists' Colony from 1844 to 1914. At the Gallery you will find thefull range of Alison's oil paintings and charcoal drawings. Her subjects cover Welsh Landscape, Coastal Scenes, and Animals & Rural Life. In addition to her original works we also display a range of digital reproduction prints and greetings cards.
We have two luxury holiday cottages in the out buildings, Perfect for that quite getaway close to fantastic mountains and long wooded walks. Not to mention a six bedroom Country House and a fantasticwine bar. Apart from our regular exhibition launches, Ffin y Parc Gallery has many other plans to host a variety of exciting events including Jazz Evenings. If you would like to be kept informed please add your details to "contact us" above.
My name is Mark Stafford and following a lot of travelling around the country I have come to settle in North Wales. I am a huge nature lover and landscape painter. I enjoy nothing more than walkingoff a sunday roast in the surrounding forests and mountains with my wife and dog. I have been interested in art ever since I could first hold a pencil or brush.