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Shani Rhys James

Profile of Welsh artist Shani Rhys James as she prepares for her exhibition in Aberystwyth, capturing her deep in concentration working on a new large oil painting.

A past winner of the Jerwood Painting Prize, Shani Rhys James is one of Wales's leading artists. She lives and works in a renovated 17th-century house and barn in Llangadfan, mid-Wales and her studio space is filled with striking paintings which combine domestic scenes with intense self-portraits often depicting powerful childhood memories.

'I paint because it is my way to express something. I'm trying to capture my own personal mythology in paint, so I paint what I feel and what effects me'.

This intimate film follows Shani as she prepares for her exhibition in Aberystwyth in November and captures her deep in concentration working on a new large oil painting.

30 minutes

Last on

Thu 14 Nov 2013 02:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Executive Producer Richard Bright
Director Louise Lockwood
Producer Louise Lockwood

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