John Howes lives and work on a sheep farm on the Gwrhyd Mountain just
northwest of Pontardawe in the upper Swansea Valley combining a career
as artist, designer, musician and farmer.
Making work with and from the very substance and knowledge of a location
is paramount for him, whether as an intervention at a particular site or
as site-derived works for exhibition elsewhere.
"His work demonstrates a concern for landscape and for the protection of
the environment and it has provided inspiration for much of his creative
Recent works explore the processes of management, documentation and
representation of agricultural landscapes"
John Howes on Cae Dafarthy