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crampin
corvisors III
140.00
giclee print on paper

18cm x 18cm
This artist is available for commission.

Martin Crampin

This image was created digitally incorporating photography and drawing of medieval wood carving from Brecon Cathedral. The carved panel may have come from the famous rood screen at Brecon which was torn down after the Reformation. The Chapel of the Corvisors, or shoemakers, is the only surviving Guild Chapel in the cathedral.

Martin moved to Wales in 1991, graduating in Interactive Arts from Newport School of Art and Design in 1995. During the final year of his undergraduate studies he began to make digital images for installations interpreting medieval Welsh tales, and these images began to assume a life of their own, individually and as series of images. Welsh history and archaeology have formed the basis of much of his work since, including research for an MA in Celto-Roman Studies.

He has worked as an artist in residence and teaches digital imaging at the University of Wales Aberystwyth, as well as working as a multimedia designer. His work has been exhibited across Wales and internationally, and reflects his ongoing engagement with the visual culture of Wales.