William Selwyn

William Selwyn was born in Caernarfon in 1933. In 1954, after two years completing National Service in the Royal Artillery, he studied at Bangor Normal College until 1956. He subsequently taught at Maesincla Junior School and at Syr Hugh Owen School until his retirement in 1990.His art is centred on the landscape of Gwynedd, its farm workers and fishermen. He is a member of the Royal Cambrian Academy, a winner of the Singer and Friedlander/Sunday Times 11th Watercolour Competition Exhibition in 1998 with his watercolour of Llanberis Pass. Welsh Artist of the Year in 2001 and winner of Spirit of Llŷn 2003.

William Selwyn’s work has been purchased by Gwynedd Council and Anglesey County Council, by the University of Bangor, the Arts council of Wales, the National Library of Wales, the University of Bath and is to be found in many private collections at home and abroad.

He has exhibited widely, at the royal Cambrian Academy, the Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales, and the Royal West of England Academy.

Conversation at a Table
8 of 500
32 x 45cm

Two Fisherman at Sunset
Ltd edition signed print
120 of 500
40 x 33cm

Farmers, dog and cat
Ltd edition signed print
6 of 300
43 x 32cm

Ltd edition signed print
33 of 500
31 x 43cm

Porth Amlwch
Lt edition signed print
8 of 50
33 x 27cm

The Shrimper
Lithograph from original painting printed in edition of 195 in 2004
54 x 41cm

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