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:

Colin Gard Allen

Born: 1926, UK, Wales, Cardiff   Died: 1987

Painter and illustrator. Studied at Cardiff School of Art, 1942-44, then after war service, resumed his studies at the Royal College of Art, 1949-52. That year he was awarded a Travelling Scholarship to visit Spain, France, Italy, Sicily and North Africa. Upon his return he taught at Carlyle School of Art where he remained for the rest of his career. He was a regular exhibitor at the Howard Roberts Gallery in Cardiff. His works are also in the Glynn Vivian, Swansea and the National Museum and Gallery of Wales

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Fishing Boats and Pier OP161 Oil Paintings