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North Parade, Aberystwyth
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

North Parade, Aberystwyth c.1960

Hywel Harries (1921–1990)

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales
Painter, designer, illustrator and teacher, born in Tumble, Carmarthenshire. Attended Llanelli School of Art and Cardiff College of Art, then went on to hold a number of teaching posts. A member of RCamA, he also showed with Royal National Eisteddfod, NWG and Cardiganshire Art Society. For many years he was a cartoonist for Cambrian News; did book illustration and jacket design for Welsh printing presses; and illustrated the HM Stationery Office publication Cambrian Forests, 1958. One-man shows included National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1970. CASW bought his oil Buarth Road, Snow.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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