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Hanlyn Davies


Phone: 413-545-1902
e-mail: hanlyn@art.umass.edu

Artist Statement

In my recent work I have created images that combine abstract pictorial invention with actual representation in fictive constructions that reference memories, objects, places, and events of autobiographical concern.

Brynteg Lights:The Trickster:The Mari Llwyd 68"x82" acrylic on canvas ©2001

Brynteg Lights -The Jar 82" x 68" acrylic and oil on canvas ©2000-2001

Brynteg Lights - The Sentinels (Cultural Custodians?) 68"x 82" oil on canvas © 2001


Swansea College of Art, U.K., N.D.D.1963; A.T.D.1964
Yale University School of Art & Architecture, M.F.A. 1966
Selected Awards:
Honorary Fellowship, University of Wales Swansea, U.K., 2000
Artists Fellowship, Offset Institute, Brandywine Workshops, Philadelphia,1991,1984
Yaddo Fellowship, Saratoga Springs, NY June 1987
Project Completion Award, The Artists Foundation, Inc., Boston, 1984
Artists Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, 1981, 1975
Visual Arts Fellowship, Massachusetts Arts Foundation, 1978
Selected Collections:
Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Rose Art Museum, MA; Worcester Art Museum, MA; De Cordova Museum, MA; Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, MA; Hollywood Art Museum, FL; Robert Hull Fleming Museum, VT; Smith College Museum, MA; Zimmerli Museum, NJ; Newark Museum, NJ; Newport Museum of Fine Art, U.K.;New York Public Library; United States Information Agency; The Library of Congress; The Arts Council of Great Britain; The Welsh Arts Council, U.K.;West Wales Art Association, U.K.; Dyfed County Council, U.K.; Department of the Environment, London, U.K.; Inner London Education Authority,U.K.; Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, U.K.;Glasgow City Art Gallery, U.K.; Leeds Art Gallery, U.K.; Portsmouth Art Gallery, U.K.; Southampton University, England, U.K.; Western Michigan University, MI; Westfield State College, MA; St. Lawrence University,NY; Springfield College, MA; University Gallery, UMass; Trenton State College, NJ; Davison Art Centre, Wesleyan University,CT; Aichi University, Tokyo, Japan; Bristol Community College, MA; Worcester Public Schools, MA; Buffalo State University, NY; University of New Hampshire Art Department; Nova Scotia College of Art and Design; University of Connecticut Art Department; University of Rhode Island Art Department; University of Vermont Art Department; University of Massachusetts Art Department; University of Hartford Art Department, CT; LeHigh University Galleries, PA; Texas Tech University, TX; University of Louisville, KY; Washington State Commission on the Arts; Alternative Centre for International Arts, NY; Chase-Manhattan Bank, NY; Neimann-Marcus, TX;Prudential Insurance Company, Boston;Shawmut Bank, Amherst, MA; Welsh Brewers Association,U.K.;Commonwealth Federal Bank,Amherst, MA;Owens-Corning Fiberglass Corporation, NY; The Boston Printmakers; The Graham Gund Collection.

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