About

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Goff James (Wales,UK)

Artist, Photographer, Poet

This blog is about sharing an eclectic mixture of art, photography, poetry and articles. The blog is a platform reflecting those interests and a journey of discovery exploring a personal creative world.

About His Work

goffjamesart is the website of Goff James B.A., B.Ed., B.Fd., U.W.T.Dip. He is an artist, photographer and poet who works from his studio based in, Wales, U.K.

Goff James is an artist, photographer and poet whose fine art background emphasises the visual impact of images, use of words, concepts, communication and the subversion of reality. His work displays an interest in that which can be seen and unseen, that which is heard and unheard and all those things that go unnoticed.

Images and words play such an important role in how life is viewed and experienced. They are the most powerful forms of communication and representation affecting the manner in which one views, responds to, interprets the world and the human situation.

Painting, photography and poetry are the means by which the Goff represent and respond to what goes on around him; a world filled with varying human experiences, emotions, textures and juxtapositions.

His paintbrushes, camera and pen are the tools used to try to understand what he sees and hears. Each genre is a journey of discovery, an invitation challenging the reader and viewer to enter, participate, respond, interpret, make connections, enjoy and to question.

Goff James is a founding member CLYC, Art Group Wales.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018, G39 Gallery, Cardiff, UK, (Made in Roath)

2018, Redhouse Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil, UK, (Voices)

2017, CVM Gallery, Aberdare, UK, (Mix)

2017, The Hours, Brecon, UK, (Poetic Spaces)

2017, Andrew Lamont Gallery, Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon, UK, (Emerge 3)

2016, Gallery/Oriel 4, Merthyr Tydfil, UK, (Emerge 2)

2016, Tydfil Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil, UK,

2016, The Muse, Brecon, ‘Emerge’, UK,

2016, Capitol Building, Cardiff, ‘Creative Graduate Festival’, UK

2016, Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil, UK, ‘Merthyr Rising’

2016, Ardent Gallery, Brecon, UK,

2015, Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff, UK, ‘New Blood’

2015,Taste of Enterprise/Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil, UK

2015, Gallery 4/Oriel 4, Merthyr Tydfil,UK

2014, Inkspot Gallery, Cardiff, UK

2012, Ardent Gallery, Brecon, UK, (Group)

2011,Welsh Centre/ Canolfan Gymraeg/ Zoar – Oriel y Siop, Merthyr Tydfil, UK, (Group)

2011, Taste of Enterprise/Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil, UK, ‘In Memory Of’(Group)

Published Poems

2018, Leaves of Ink, Ode To Silence 

2018, The Drabble, Angst – Oct 06 2018

2018, Vita Brevis, A Touch Of Summer – July 10 2018

Copyright

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