Porthmadog Market by Colin Palmer

(oil painting)

A typical view of Friday market day in Heol y Parc market, Porthmadog painted c. 1980s. Visitors to the market today will find it virtually unchanged over the years.

 Colin Palmer (1931-2016) was born in Pembrokeshire but lived in north Wales life for most of his life working as a teacher and artist. He exhibited his landscape paintings on a regular basis. This is a series of 4 oil paintings by Palmer of Porthmadog recently donated to Storiel. The others are Greaves Wharf-The Slate Office, The Old School, and The Old Steam Tug.