Julia Griffiths Jones, Eisteddfod Gold Medal Winner at The Oriel Bevan Jones Gallery.

Congratulations to artist Julia Griffiths Jones for winning both the gold medal for Craft and Design and the Josef Herman: People`s Choice prize at the 2017 National Eisteddfod. Julia who has exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally is now showing a new collection of pictures  in the window of The Oriel Bevan Jones Gallery, Carmarthen.

Julia, who won the Eisteddfod prizes in August this year for `Room within a Room`, a life size installation drawn with wire,  has produced a range of framed pieces in her trade mark colours of red , blue , white and black. The pictures are inspired by European folk art, and are silhouetted enamelled drawings of  clothing and domestic items. Eiryl George, manager of Oriel Bevan Jones Gallery said ` Julia is one of our core artists. We are immensely proud of her and very glad to be able to show her new work `.

Julia`s work will be on show in the window until Saturday 21st October.  Oriel Bevan Jones Gallery is open at 24 King Street, Carmarthen, Tuesday to Saturday 10.00am until 5.00pm.

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