Ty Bryngwyn Llanelli Hospice Appeal fund is offering a painting of Three Cliffs Bay for a donation of £100.00 or more, all of which will go to the hospice. Three Cliffs Bay is a bay on the south coast of the Gower Peninsula in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. The bay takes its name from the three sea cliffs that jut out into the bay (51° 34′ 31.67″ N, 4° 06′ 58.84″ W). Gower Peninsula was designated as the UK's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1956.
Donation received for the painting - many thanks to the donor.
The original oil painting, by local artist of repute, John Wynne Hopkins, measures approx. 35 x 25 cm.
About John Wynne Hopkins
John was born in 1954 in Llanelli, Wales and his family immigrated to Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) when he was five weeks old. He was brought up in Africa but returned to Wales to be educated at Llandovery College, Cardiff College of Art and Trinity College Carmarthen, where he trained as an art teacher. He previously taught in the 'Beacon School', Buckinghamshire before returning to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Commissioned in the Rhodesian Army and served in the 1st Battalion Rhodesian African Rifles. He returned to Wales in 1982. For many years he painted wildlife, military and aviation scenes and recently began painting Welsh landscapes of the Gower and local area. John attained a Bachelor of Education Degree in 1988.
For further information please contact Mrs Susan Thomas (secretary of the Appeal Fund) secretary [at] tybryngwyn.org.uk