Emrys Williams was born in Liverpool in 1958 and moved with his family to Colwyn Bay on the North Wales coast in 1969. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London (1976-1980). He has worked as a half time lecturer at Coleg Menai, Bangor since 1990, currently as joint co-ordinator on the BA Fine Art programme.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2008 "Emrys Williams-Paintings" Oriel Mon Llangefni
2007 "Recent Paintings" Blue Leaf Gallery Dublin
2007 "Recent Paintings"Six Chapel Row Bath
2007 "Large Paintings and Book Projects" Y Tabernacl Machynlleth
2003 "Recent Paintings" Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown
2002 "Recent Paintings" Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames
2002 "Recent Paintings" Newport Museum and Art Gallery with tour to the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Oriel Theatr Clwyd, Mold,
2000 "Various Fictions" Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy
1999 "Various Fictions" Six Chapel Row, Bath
1998/99 "Various Fictions" Collins Gallery, Glasgow; Durham Light, Infantry Museum and Durham Art Gallery; Quay Arts Centre, Isle of Wight
1997 "Souvenirs", Crawford Arts Centre, St. Andrews
1997 Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff
1996 Six Chapel Row, Bath
1995/96 "Sunny Spells, Berwick Gymnasium Gallery,
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno; Turner House, Penarth; Glynn Vivian Museum and Art Gallery, Swansea; Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham
1994 Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London
1992 Kulturzentrum, Mannheim, Germany
"A Kind of Fiction" Oriel Gallery, Cardiff; Plymouth Arts Centre
1991 Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London
1989 Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London
1986 Lanchester Polytechnic Gallery, Coventry; Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London
1985 Oldham Art Gallery
1984 Wrexham Library Arts Centre; Andrew Knight Gallery, Cardiff
Arthur Andersen & Co.
Arts Council of England
Berwick Borough Museum
Clwyd County Council
Clwyd Fine Arts Trust
Contemporary Art Society for Wales
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and Museum
Government Art Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Ove Arup and Partners
Princess of Wales Hospital
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
Newport Museum and Art Gallery
University of Glamorgan
Healing Arts Isle of Wight NHS Primary Care Trust
Maestro, Visa Electron, Delta, Mastercard, Switch, Solo.
Early Morning, Menai Straits.
oil on canvas.
39" X 19.5".