Born in Ross-on-Wye, Rhys has always had a keen interest in the arts. Choosing to follow the creative path through school and beyond. In 2012 he gained his degree in Fine Arts at University College Falmouth. Since completing his degree he has gone on to show work in various locations around the country including group and solo exhibitions in London. However, he chooses to stay rooted in the countryside and explores the beautiful surroundings creating paintings and drawings from his home studio.
The main focus of his work is to create something that describes his environment. He has a specific interest in surface and texture and tries to mimic what he sees from the surroundings in his paintings and drawings. He has an interest in many areas of the arts and he experiments with these different processes. He has a new concern with the printmaking process and has taken a new venture into the linocut process looking primarily at British wildlife.