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Danny May and Mair Hughes are 2 artists who are about to start a residency programme here at CAT. Here is a bit more about them.
Mair Hughes completed her degree in Fine Art and French at the University of Exeter in 2001. From 2003 to 2005 Mair was a member of Cell studios in Hackney, London. In 2005, she was accepted on to the Fine Art Masters course at Glasgow School of Art and was then awarded the Barnes-Graham Travel Award by the Royal Scottish Academy.
From 2008 to 2010 Mair lived in Glasgow, exhibiting at the Project Room, SWG3 Gallery and A. Vermin Project Space. In April 2010 she organised and exhibited in ‘Rough Luxe’ for Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art Fringe Programme, funded by the Hope Scott Trust. Whilst in Glasgow she was a member of Glasgow Independent Studios, and a committee member at Glasgow Project Room Gallery. Mair Hughes is currently based in Newtown, Powys.
Danny is a practicing artist. His journey through fine-art education, lead him to CCTA in Carmarthen, then Wimbledon School of Art and finally John Moore’s University, where he graduated in 1996.
Since this time he has worked as a professional artist and designer. In the early days he was responsible for establishing the award-winning Hub Collective public arts group. Their work received a first prize for interior design from the Liverpool Design Company, as well as being exhibited at the Liverpool Biennial and the Arts Council