Welsh Artists of the 20th Century……..


Kyffin Williams

Welsh Artists....

Augustus John

Helen Elliott

Augustus John

(1878-1961) is known for his portraits………..

Augustus Edwin John (4

January 1878 – 31 October

1961) was a Welsh painter and etcher. For a short time around 1910, he was an important exponent of Post

Impressionism the United


Augustus was celebrated for his figure drawings, and then for a new technique of oil sketching.

His work was compared with that of Gaugin and Matisse.

He developed a style of portraiture that was imaginative and often extravagant.


and self-portraits

Dylan Thomas,

Welsh poet and author

Sir John ‘Kyffin’ Williams (1918-2006)….used the landscape of Wales for his subjects….

Coastal sunsets

Rural landscapes

The rugged Welsh landscape was his inspiration….

Helen Elliott …an artist for today….


An internationally recognised artist from Newcastle Emlyn,

Helen Elliott has been painting since 1970. Her paintings describe the colourful and sometimes mischievous life of villages, towns and peoples of West Wales

Village life in West

Wales……as she sees it!

Helen Elliott visited school and helped class 6 to become better painters…

Budding artists at work…..

The children enjoyed working with acrylic paints on canvas and were proud of their finished work….

Our paintings in the style of

Helen Elliott……..