Gwenllian Spink


2015 - 2018: BA Fine Art, Camberwell College of Arts, London (first class honours).
2017: Academy of Fine Arts (HGB) Leipzig, Germany (Erasmus scholarship).
2014 - 2015: Foundation in Art and Design, Carmarthen School of Art, Wales (distinction).

Awards, Commissions and Scholarships

2023: Llais y Lle, Arts Council Wales.
2023: Y Fenni Community Feast Commission, Peak Cymru.
2022: Youth Grant, Grow Wild, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
2022: Cors Caron Commission, Natural Resources Wales.
2020: Artist Commission for WildChild Festival, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.
2020: Community Commission, Poplar Union, London.
2018: Vanguard Court Studio Award.
2018: Shortlisted for the Elephant x Griffin Art Prize.
2017: Erasmus Scholarship.
2015: Ysgoloriaeth Artist Ifanc (Young Artist Scholarship) awarded by Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru.  

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2023: Bwystfilo, Aberystwyth Arts Centre.
2021: A Whisper of Wings, Brockley Gardens, London.
2019: Adlais Hynafol, Ancient Echoes, Camberwell Space, London.
2019: Gwrthsefyll, Syfydrin, Wales.

Group Exhibitions


Chwa o Awyr Iach, Pontio, Bangor.


Dragon Vets, Fitzrovia Gallery, London.


Dirt and Desire, Khalstead, London.
Lateworks: Preparations, Cafe OTO, London.


4 + 1 Elements, Kinono Gathering, Greece.


Artworks Open, Artworks Project Space, London.
Cymru Gyfoes | Wales Contemporary, Waterfront Gallery, Pembroke and Mall Galleries, London.
Westmorland Landscape Prize, Rheged Centre, Penrith.
Time Cannibal, Brockley Gardens, London.
UK Young Artists City Takeover, Surface Gallery, Nottingham.


Elephant x Griffin Art Prize, Elephant West, London.
Raiders of the Lost Art, Lewisham Arthouse, London.
Marginalia, Leiepark, Ghent.
Camberwell Fine Art Degree Show, Camberwell College of Arts, London.
Xhibit, Bermondsey Project Space, London.
Act Natural, APT Gallery, London.


I Want To Do Something But I'm Not Really Sure, Handstand und Moral, Leipzig.
UNIT, Dilston Grove and CGP Gallery, London.


Y Lle Celf, Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (National Eisteddfod of Wales), Sir Fynwy.


2021: Heatherwick Studio Residency, Canolfan Celfyddydau Aberystwyth, Cymru.
2020: 4 + 1 Elements, Kinono Gathering, Greece.
2016: Summer Workshop Programme, MI-LAB Artist-in-Residence, Japan (funded by the Young Artist Scholarship).   

Selected Workshops

2023: Lead workshops as a part of Llais y Lle, supported by Arts Council Wales.
2022: Lead workshops for Clwb Celf Dyffryn Nantlle.
2022: Lead a workshop as a part of Platfform Haf for Peak Cymru.
2022: Lead workshops at Yr Orsaf and Gardd Wyllt Penygroes as a part of the Youth Grant for Grow Wild.
2022: Lead workshops as a part of Llun y Llyn for Dyffryn Nantlle 20/20
2022: Lead workshops as a part of the Cors Caron Commission at Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru.
2022: Invited participant in Casgleb, a project led by Peak Cymru.
2020: Lead remote workshops as a part of Wildlife During Lockdown, a commission by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.

Selected Press

Future Materials Bank
BBC Radio Cymru
Elephant Magazine