Born in Llanbedrog, on the Llŷn Pennisula, I graduated from the Painting and Printmaking department of The Glasgow School of Art in June 2015.

My artistic practice explores the themes of language, translation and perpetual transformation within the storytelling tradition of Wales. I am fascinated by the evolution of the ancient tales of the Mabinogion, from their fluid oral and performative origins to a fixed written manuscript, eventually leading to illustrations of the tales told in their own unique visual language. 

Raised as a fluent trilingual, I am interested in distortions and transformations when moving from one media or language to another. To create my prints, I take my own interpretation of events from the tales through a chain of processes (woodcut, screen print, sculpture, photography, etching and embossing). Each stage within the process acts as a translation of the stage which preceded it- mirroring the transformation of the original tales through their various interpretations.

The focus is on the ever-changing craft of the storyteller whatever the medium. Knowledge of the original tales is not essential; the intention is that the viewer creates his own narrative through the interpretation of the series of dots, lines and dashes which form the language of printmaking.

Dwi mor ddiolchgar am yr holl gyngor gefais gan Elin tra yn yr ysgol, ac yr holl gyngor dwi wedi  ei gael ers hynny. Mae ei brwdfrydedd am Gelf a'i hagwedd bositif yn heintus a dwi'n cofio dod adra o'r ysgol yn ysu i gael dal ati gyda'r gwaith roeddwn i wedi ei ddechrau yn y dosbarth. Hyd heddiw mae sgwrs hefo Elin yn rhoi awydd i mi fynd ati i greu!

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Works on Sale

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Rhiannon

Rhiannon

£ 105

Woodcut

Forest

Forest

£ 105

Woodcut

Storm

Storm

£ 105

Woodcut

Claw

Claw

£ 105

Woodcut

Twrch

Twrch

£ 105

Woodcut

They caught a glimpse of the Twrch Trwyth and his pigs

They caught a glimpse of the Twrch Trwyth and his pigs

£ 145

Giclée Print

Seithenyn and Mererid (ii)

Seithenyn and Mererid (ii)

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Giclée Print

The letter was tied to the base of the bird’s wings (ii)

The letter was tied to the base of the bird’s wings (ii)

£ 155

Giclée Print

He was sitting on the rock of Harlech above the sea

He was sitting on the rock of Harlech above the sea

£ 145

Giclée Print

Gwydion and Gilfaethwy

Gwydion and Gilfaethwy

£ 145

Giclée Print

Gorsedd Arberth

Gorsedd Arberth

£ 145

Giclée Print

I will release you in the form of a bird

I will release you in the form of a bird

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Giclée Print

“I can see ships there coming boldly towards the shore”

“I can see ships there coming boldly towards the shore”

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Giclée Print

I travel up the river until I come to the bend in the wall of Caerloyw

I travel up the river until I come to the bend in the wall of Caerloyw

£ 155

Giclée Print

Take on the nature of the animals whose shape you are in

Take on the nature of the animals whose shape you are in

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Giclee Print