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David Brightmore


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Hills are alive

84 cm X 84 cm

Oil on canvas



1961-64       Welsh College Advanced Tech.- Diploma in Business Administration

1964-68       Sheffield College of Art - Diploma in Fine Art & Design [painting]

2009-11        University of Wales [ Glyndwr ] – M.A. Fine Art


A thirty  year career in art education, architectural design, housing management and consultancy  including;

1996-02      Chairman of the Board at Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw, Llanbedrog, N.Wales

2000            Full-time painter

solo exhibitions

1994           Theatr Gwynedd, Bangor, North Wales

1998           Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw, Llanbedrog, North                       Wales

1999           Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold, North Wales

2002           Wrexham Arts Centre

2003           Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold,     MainArtery Gallery,                   Chester

2004           Penrhyn Castle, Bangor

2006           Oriel Corwen,  Daniel Owen Centre,  

  Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

2008           Rhuddlan Library,    Cambria Arts Centre,


2009           Royal International Pavillion, Llangollen

2011           Dunbabin Room,Willow Gallery, Oswestry.

2012           New Leaf Gallery, Monmouth  and

  Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff

2013           Clock-Tower Gallery, Sheffield.     

  Barnardcastle Nest Gallery

group exhibitions

Bangor, Wrexham, Mold, Llangollen & Harlech

‘North Wales Open’[prize-winner] and ‘Grosvenor  

Museum Open’,

'Connections’- 7 artists in Sheffield, Glasgow,

North Wales & London

Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk.   Candid Arts, London.

Chapel Gallery, Llangollen, Great North Art Show Ripon


ART FAIRS in ; Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Stoke,

London [Landmark ] and Chelsea, Oxford, Windsor, Bath,  

Reading, Edinburgh ,Glasgow and Somerset.

Country Living Show in British Design Centre,

Malvern Spring Fair and at Tatton Show.

Botanical Gardens, Sheffield.     

Helfa Gelf , [ Art Trail ] [ N.Wales Open Studios]

2016  programme

Solo exhibitions;

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal    Kunsthuis Gallery,

Nr. York    and Gallery 3 Shrewsbury

ART FAIRS in; Manchester, Sheffield, London  and  Norwich

Public Collections  ; St.Georges University Hospital,

London.     Town Council, Mold

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Oil on canvas

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Oil on canvas

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Oil on canvas