Ceri Pritchard was born in 1954, his parents are the Welsh artists Gwilym Prichard and Claudia William. He grew up in Llangefni, Anglesey and attended the David Hughes Secondary School, Menai Bridge. Following studies in fine art at Liverpool Art School and a John Moore’s Scholarship he continued on a post graduate fine art course at St Martin’s School of Art, London. Since then he has traveled widely, living and working in New York, Berlin, and Paris. In 2010 he moved to Mexico, where he lived in San Miguel del Allende, then Mexico City and Oaxaca. His creativity has constantly evolved over the years and drawing on an expanding repertoire of encounters and experiences. As well as creating sculptures and paintings he also works with sound and video. He has exhibited widely both in his homeland and abroad.
Leaving Mexico permanently in 2015, he has now returned to to his celtic origins in the wilds of North Wales. His current activities involve the installation of his studio in a Methodist chapel near Caernarfon, and preparing for a large solo exhibition at MOMA, Machynlleth in 2020.