artist's bio

carne griffiths is an artist whose work explores human, geometric and floral forms, in a combination of both literal and abstract translation and in response to images and situations encountered in everyday life.

while working with a number of unusual mediums such as brandy, vodka, and whiskey, it is tea that has become carne griffiths' trademark in the art world. tea gives his work the warm colour palette and rich texture that it is known for.

after graduating from the kent institute of art and design in maidstone in 1995, carne griffiths worked as a designer and later as a creative director at the longest-established gold wire embroidery firm in the world. his designs were used for the uniforms in the films valkyrie, the last king of scotland and in particular his "red death coat" was used in the phantom of the opera.

since establishing his own studio in 2010, carne griffiths has had numerous solo exhibitions in hong kong, milan, ibiza, new orleans as well as repeatedly exhibited his work in the uk at the london original print fair at the royal academy and at the london art fair.

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