Love of Landscape: The Art of Glyn Griffiths (1926-1999)

On now — 16 November 2019

Summary of the exhibition

A retrospective of paintings and drawings by the late Glyn Griffiths celebrating his love of landscape and the Welsh borders. A frequent exhibitor at the RBSA, his direct and expressive works capture the spirit of the changing seasons and the unique character of the border landscape, its quiet fields, orchards and ancient woods. 

His joyous still life paintings reveal another side to his work - the same acute observation and painterly approach but steeped in rich, joyous colour. This exhibition offers an insight into the scope of this remarkable talent. 

Glyn trained in Cardiff under the inspirational direction of Ceri Richards and went on to teach at Birmingham and Hereford schools of Art where his dedication to his work earned him the respect and affection of his students and colleagues. 


Free associated events

Celebratory opening, Sunday 3 November 2.30-4.30pm

Arrival drinks – 2.30pm

Speeches – 3pm

Celebratory Opening – 3.15pm

Guided tour and Q&A by curator Brendan Flynn – 3.30 – 4.30pm 

This event is free and there is no need to book. 

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Watercolour and Printmaking Demonstrations, Saturday 16 November, 11am-1pm and 2-4pm

To coincide with Glyn Griffiths and Abstract Variations, learn more about the watercolour and printmaking techniques on display in the show.

This event is free and there is no need to book. 

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Book a group visit

The RBSA is open 7 days a week and is free to visit. Group visits and tour groups are welcome.

We can provide a short welcome talk, a brief tour, and copies of gallery information free of charge. Longer tours, talks, and other activities are also available at a small charge to cover expenses. All tours, talks, and other activities are subject to availability and require advance notice.

If you would like to enquire about booking a group visit / guided tour / talk / other activity, please call the Gallery on 0121 236 4353 or e-mail rbsagallery@rbsa.org.uk.

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Key Dates

  • Gallery 1
    On now — 16 November 2019

    A retrospective of paintings and drawings by the late Glyn Griffiths.