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:

John Harvey

Born: 1959, UK, Wales, Monmouthshire, Nantyglo

Painter and art historian. Studied at Gwent College of Higher Education, 1977-81, and at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1982-84 and 1986-91, where he completed a PhD in Art History. He is currently Professor of Fine Art at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth where he served as Head of Department between 1995 and 2004. His art work examines Judaic and Protestant visual cultures and includes constructions, drawings and the systemic paintings of his 'Pictorial Bible', the latter being abstract visualisations of biblical texts. His published writings include 'The Art of Piety: The Visual Culture of Welsh Nonconformity',1995, and 'Image of the Invisible: The Visualisation of Religion in the Welsh Nonconformist Tradition', 1999

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Berea I WD693 WaterColourOrDrawings

Garden: Elysian Grove WD694 WaterColourOrDrawings

Gospel Pews WD695 WaterColourOrDrawings