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Solo Exhibitions

'The Road to New York', g39, Cardiff, 2015

'Empire Kiosk', Chapter, Cardiff, 2012, and the British Museum, London, 2013

'Interdomestic planetary', Oriel Q, Narberth, 2010

'The tourist', Room 10, Warpool Court Hotel, St. Davids, 2009

'Brightness, luminance and confusion', Narberth, 2007

 

Selected group exhibitions

‘Ebenezer’, Ebenezer Chapel, St. Davids, 2017

‘Wrexham open’, Undegun, Wrexham, 2017

'Popty revisited', Oriel Q, Narberth, 2016

'BLAST Aberafan', Tabernacl Newydd, Port Talbot, 2015

'Made in Drefelin', Rhod, Carmarthenshire, 2014

'Nepotism', Made in Roath, Cardiff, 2013

'Becoming…', Old Library, The Hayes, Cardiff, 2011

'Welsh Artist of the Year Exhibition', St. Davids Hall, Cardiff, 2011

'All Systems Go!', Departure Gallery, London, 2010

'Satellite dibyniaeth', Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff, 2008

'BOSSANOVA', tactileBOSCH, Cardiff, 2008

'Salvation', Walcot Chapel, Bath Fringe Visual Arts, 2008

Liverpool Biennial, 2002

National Eisteddfod, St. Davids, 2001

 

Current work

Art & Design Lecturer, Pembrokeshire College, since 2015

eLearning Designer, Pembrokeshire College, since 2015

 

Work history

One of 20 participating artists in Popty, Triangle International Artist Workshop, Penquiot Centre, Pembs, 2015

Artist in Residence, Oriel y Parc, St. Davids, Pembs, 2015

Mentor for sculpture & drawing project at Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth, 2015

Tutor leading Adult and Family art workshops for Springboard, PCC, 2010-2015

One of 10 participating artists of Cerbyd, an artistic and cultural tour of Wales, 2010

Artist in Residence, Tre-Gwyr Junior School, Gowerton, 2010

Model-maker for the bespoke model car company Autodromo, 2009-2011

Project Manager and designer for architectural project ‘Waste not, want not’, Greenbank School, Liverpool, 2005-2006

Project Manager and designer for architectural project ‘Sunrise’, Lawrence Road School, Liverpool, 2003-2004

Lecturer, Foundation Art and Design, Liverpool Community College, 2000-2003

Artist in Residence, Holly Lodge Girls School, Liverpool, 1999 - 2000

Member, Hub collective, Liverpool, 1996 - 2001

 

Volunteer work

Volunteer primary school teacher, Foronaya, Sierra Leone, 2010 - 2011

 

Education

PGCE post 16 (Distinction), Pembrokeshire College, 2016

Tystysgrif Ganolradd mewn Cymraeg Ail Iaith: Defnyddio’r Gymraeg, 2012

Masters in Fine Art, Cardiff School of Art, UWIC, 2006 - 2008

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Liverpool School of Art, JMLU, 1994 - 1997

 

Published Articles

Planet - The Welsh Internationalist, 'The Far Paradise', August 2015

Western Mail, Weekend, ‘Fantastic, mesmerizing, confusing and inspiring…’, p. 24, 13 July 2013

a-n, ‘Bedwyr Williams: The Starry Messenger’, 6 June 2013

a-n, ‘Memory Foam: (Flowers & Questions, Fischli & Weiss, A Retrospective)’, 6 May 2013

Western Telegraph, ‘Ben spreads his wings to learn about African Hope’, 18 May, 2011

 

Press

County Echo, ‘Artist inspired by Quakers’ search for ‘The Far Paradise’’, 11 Sept 2015

Western Mail, ‘The Road to New York’, K. Price, 11 April 2015

Pitch, Radio Cardiff, 27 March 2014

Western Telegraph, ‘Artist to share his skills in war-torn Sierra Leone’, J. Hadley, p.7, 29 Dec 2010

Western Mail, ‘The Young Ones’, M. Thomas, 11 June 2010

South Wales Evening Post, ‘Bombing tales turned into art’, R. Davies, May 21 2010

Western Telegraph, ‘Artist hopes to start debate over his work’, K. Woodhouse, 22 April 2009

Planet - The Welsh Internationalist (issue 191), ‘Invisible Barriers’, T. Krikorian, p.119, Oct 2008

Liverpool Echo, ‘Art’s all right on the light’, K. Adair, 20 Dec 2002

 

Selected grants & awards

Student of the year award, Pembrokeshire College, 2016

Arts Council Wales, Large Project grant for 'The Road to New York', 2013

a-n, Go and See Bursary, Venice Beinnale, 2013

Arts Council Wales, Project grant for 'Empire Kiosk', 2011

Pembrokeshire County Council, Support of the arts grant, 2010

Arts Council Wales, Project grant for 'The tourist', 2008

North West Arts Board, Project Grant, 2003

Liverpool Biennial, Commission, 2002