Gareth Griffiths | West Yorkshire
Gareth is a Welsh Sculptor originally from North Wales. He studied sculpture at Bretton Hall College – (University of Leeds) graduating in 2002 and then subsequently went on to complete a Masters in Design from Leeds Metropolitan in2004.
Gareth’s sculptures are influenced by West coast American architecture called ‘Googie’. This style of architecture was born after the Second World War and became more notable during the 50s and 60s. Originally appearing first in commercial buildings used primary for restaurants, coffee shops, motels, gas stations and bowling alleys. Architects at the time wanted to design buildings that stood out from others.
Most recently Gareth was elected as a member of the Royal Society of British Sculptors.
Gareth has exhibited across the world in galleries. His work is currently on permanent display at Michael O’Hare’s Michelin starred restaurant ‘The Man Behind the Curtain in Leeds.