School of Art

Contact Details

School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Robert Ashwin Maynard

Born: 1888, UK, England, London   Died: 1966

Painter, illustrator and publisher. Studied under Walter Richard Sickert (1860-1942) at Westminster and later exhibited with the London Group, 1914. In 1921 he started working for the Davies sisters of Gregynog, Newtown, who immediately sent him to the Central School of Arts and Crafts to study ceramics and other crafts, 1921-22. On his return to Wales he worked as Controller of the Gregynog Press until 1930 before founding the Raven Press with Walter Horace Bray. Whilst in Gregynog he also acted as an advisor and curator to the Davies sisters and produced wood engravings some of which were published by the press in 'Essays of Elia' and Gilbert Murray's translation of 'The Plays of Euripides', both 1931. After the Second World War he worked as a designer

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Christina Rossetti PR1945 Prints

G.F. Handel PR1575 Prints

Lion, deer and ruins PR1944 Prints

Ponte Vecchio PR1937 Prints

Street scene PR1943 Prints