John Welson
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John Welson
Painter, Poet, Writer
& Exhibition Curator.
Born 08 March 1953.

 

John Welson began painting at the age
of 12. He received a thorough education
in painting, drawing, graphics, ceramics
and attended two colleges of art.

He has participated in over 200 exhibitions in both private and
public galleries around the world since the early 1970's.

From the late 1960's to the early 1990's he painted Figurative
Surrealist Paintings, exhibiting with artists as diverse as Salvador Dali,
Man Ray, Rene Magritte, Max Ernst, Lucian Freud and Damian Hirst.

Since the mid 1990's he has produced Lyrical Abstracted Paintings
inspired by the landscape of his native Wales.

Glascwm, Winter Sun 2007