Ernest Zobole


Ernest Zobole (1927 – 1999) was a Welsh painter and art teacher.

Zobole was born and died in the Rhondda Valley. He trained at the Cardiff College of Art, leaving in 1953 to take up a teaching post in Llangefni. A member of the Rhondda Group, he was influenced by expressionist refugee artists such as Heinz Koppel. He later taught in South Wales and lectured at Newport Art School. In 1996, he was made an Honorary Fellow of the University of Wales, Swansea.

Further reading

  • Ernest Zobole: A Life in Art by Ceri Thomas. (Seren, 2005) ISBN 1854113720