trained in fine art and art history and now writes on the art and visual culture of Wales, history of printmaking, 20th-century British art, and collecting practice.  This is reflected in his teaching at Aberystwyth University where he is Head of School of Art, and in his development of the print collection as Keeper of Art at School of Art Museum.  In 2001 he was invited to become an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers in ‘recognition of his services to the art of printmaking in Britain’.

Robert has curated national touring exhibitions and written accompanying publications for museums and galleries in the UK.  His monographs include The Etchings and Engravings of Edgar Holloway (Scolar, 1996), John Elwyn (Ashgate, 2000), Sydney Lee: A Catalogue Raisonné of Prints (Royal Academy, 2013), and co-authored with Dr Harry Heuser, Claudia Williams: An Intimate Acquaintance (Sansom, 2013), Gwilym Prichard: A Lifetime’s Gazing (Sansom, 2014), and Stanley Anderson: A Catalogue Raisonné of Prints ((Royal Academy, 2015) He is regularly invited to contribute chapters for books and catalogues, such as ‘Beyond Impressionism’ (2006) and ‘Wealth Wise and Culture Kind’ (2007) for National Museum Wales, ‘In Pursuit of Arcadia’ for Pallant House, Chichester (2007), and ‘Little Englandism’ in Ancient Landscapes, Pastoral Visions for Southampton Art Gallery.  He was advisor-author for the National Museum Wales’ centenary exhibition, Industry to Impressionism (2007).


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Robert Meyrick