School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Arthur Giardelli

Born: 1911, UK, England, London   Died: 2009, Haverfordwest

Painter and sculptor. Husband of the painter Bim Giardelli. Took a degree in Modern Languages at Oxford before studying at the Ruskin School of Art there, 1930-34. During the early 1940s he was associated with the Dowlais settlement of artists and occasionally worked with Cedric Morris (1889-1982). He taught at University College Cardiff and University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. He lived and worked in Pembrokeshire. He was a member of the 56 Group Wales serving as the Group's Chairman between 1959 and 1998. He is best known for his abstract relief constructions evoking the tidal environment

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Oceans, Seas, Continents and Countries OP41 Oil Paintings

September Harvest WD78 WaterColourOrDrawings