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:

Pete Davis

Born: 1947, UK, Wales, Cardiff

Photographer. Began as a technician before working for ten years as an advertising and fashion photographer in Cardiff. He moved to West Wales in 1977 where, along with the camera maker John Nesbitt, he ran his 'View Camera Workshops'. In 1992 he was appointed a senior lecturer in photography at the University of Wales, Newport where he is Course Leader of Documentary Photography. He is currently completing a PhD in Fine Art. He undertook a residency at Green Mountain College, Poultney, Vermont and has acted as a visiting lecturer in The Hague and Antwerp. His work has been published in exhibition catalogues, including 'Little Tin Sheds of Wales' (1984) and 'Northern Light' (1993), and in the photo book 'Cader Idris - Soul of a Lonely Place' (1997). He won the Wakelin Purchase Award in 2002. He produces large format photographs of landscapes in Wales, Ireland, America and Sardinia

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Abergwesyn Common, Dyfed PH677 Photography

Abergwesyn, Dyfed PH679 Photography

Cader Idris, 1996 PH1016 Photography

Cardiff PH1025 Photography

Cardiff PH1026 Photography

Connemara PH1020 Photography

Connemara PH1019 Photography

County Wicklow PH1018 Photography

Derwent Water, Cumbria PH1021 Photography

Dyfed PH1023 Photography

Gordale Scar, N. Yorks PH1043 Photography

Gwynedd PH680 Photography

Low Force, Teesdale PH1042 Photography

Splott, Cardiff PH1017 Photography

Swaledale PH1027 Photography