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Arts and crafts in South West Wales

South West Wales has a population of around 684,000 and covers approximately 1,853 square miles. Here is a list of counties in South West Wales: Carmarthenshire, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Swansea.

John Royden Maddox

(Born 1925 in Penllergaer in Swansea), Nonfiction

An honorary member of the Royal Society, Maddox wrote a number of works on science. Most recently published was What Remains to Be Discovered,other works include Beyond the Energy Crisis, The Doomsday Syndrome and Revolution in Biology.

Nina Hamnett

(Born 1890 in Tenby in Pembrokeshire), Painting

Her work was exhibited at The Royal Academy London and Salon dAutomne Paris. She was painted and sculpted by many artists.

Gwendolen Mary John

(Born 1876 in Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire), Painting,Sculpture

Gwendolen Mary John, Welsh artist, was known for her portrait work and also modelled for sculptor Auguste Rodin.

Lewis Morris

(Born 1833 in Carmarthen in Carmarthenshire), Poetry

As well as being a politician and academic he was also a popular and well known poet. He was knighted by Queen Victoria in 1895.