BIO

Based in North Wales

Education
2009-2011 MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London
1999-2002 BA (Hons) Fine Art, UWIC, Cardiff

Exhibitions
2018
Nightswimming, Lle Gallery at Mission Gallery, Swansea, UK
Birds That Eat Purple Flowers, Chapel on the Green, Hay-on-Wye, UK
Celf, North Wales Contemporary, Caernarfon, UK
LLE in Dialogues, Art Projects at The London Art Fair, London, UK

2017
stiwdio/lle: LLE, The Manchester Contemporary, Manchester, UK
Hanes: Tales/Stories/Legends/Myths, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, UK
stiwdio/lle: LLE at BayArt, BayArt, Cardiff, UK

2016
AIL-WNEUD /AIL-DDYFEISIO RE-TAKE/RE-INVENT, Oriel Ynys Mon, Llangefni, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy and Storiel, Bangor
CUL-DE-SAC, Studio Cybi, The Studio, Llandudno
Allegory of the Cave, Studio Cybi, Anglesey

2015
The Painter Bites Into a Lemon to Counterbalance the Brilliance of the South Facing Light, Gallery 6, MOSTYN, Llandudno (solo)
Haus of Helfa, Llawn Festival, Llanduno

2014
Neru Phuyt, London, UK.
Indian Summer, The Ucheldre Centre, Anglesey (solo)
Painted Horizons, Maggs Bros, London

2013
Haus of Helfa, Llawn01 Festival, Llandudno

2012
Y Lle Celf, The National Eisteddfod of Wales, Swansea
Show Off, Philips de Pury, London
Welsh Artist of The Year, St David’s Hall, Cardiff
Gwyl Arall, 12 Palace St, Caernarfon
Boeing Way to Gas Street, 22 Gas Street, Birmingham

2011
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London
The Show, Royal College of Art, London
Tropical Meltdown, Peter Doig’s Studio, 44 Whitmore Road, London

2010
Art Blitz, Transition Gallery, London
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London
Desire Is A Golden Carrot, Albion, Battersea, London
Interim Show, Royal College of Art, London
Sign of The Times, P.O.S.T Gallery, London

2009
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London
Cornel celf…a chrefft, The National Eisteddfod of Wales, Bala

2009
The Shaman Project Wales, Plas Glyn Y Weddw Gallery, Wales

2008 and before
The Painting Room, Transition Gallery, London
Bird is The Word, Madame Lillies, London (solo)
Anglesey Arts Group Show, The Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead
Left of The Mountain, Oriel Washington, Cardiff (solo)
Iwan Lewis, The Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead (solo)
Christmas Exhibition, Oriel Washington, Cardiff
The Shaman Project II, Bilbao, Spain
Prosthesis, Madame Lillies, London
Summer Show, Oriel Washington, Cardiff
Y Lle Clef, The National Eisteddfod of Wales, Swansea
Splinter, Madame Lillies, London
Askew, Madame Lillies, London
Summer Show, Oriel Washington, Cardiff
Christmas Show, Oriel Washington, Cardiff
Iwan Lewis, Oriel Washington, Cardiff. (solo)
Summer Show, Oriel Washington, Cardiff
Artists from London, Scotland and Wales, Oriel Washington, Cardiff
Clean Slate II, Tactile Bosch, Cardiff

Awards
2017 Nominated for The Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists
2012 Awarded First Prize in Painting, Welsh Artist of the Year
2006 Awarded £2,000 Prize Fund, The National Eisteddfod