Approaches to Landscape Painting with June Forster

Tuesdays, 6 Oct, 20 Oct, 3 Nov, 1 Dec, 9 Feb & 23 Feb 10.30am to 3pm more >

Screenwriting with Lara Clough

Wednesdays, 23 Sept to 25 Nov 10.15am – 12.30pm On this course you will learn the skills necessary to create ideas suitable for ... more >

Studies for Maynard, film screening

Work in progress showing the Studies for Maynard film: with a conversation between Simon and film maker Tanya Syed. 7pm at Oriel Davies, ... more >

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Oriel Davies is developing this archive as a resource for those researching both visual arts and arts education. Divided into exhibitions, projects and Test Bed the archive is searchable using the search bar below or by browsing through the archive pages.

Of time and the railway
A film by Robert Davies Soundtrack by Peter Pavli/Robert Davies Edited by Siencyn Langham/Robert Davies

This new film by Robert Davies concerns the rail line between Birmingham and Aberystwyth - a crucial artery between the industrial West Midlands and rural Mid-Wales. more >

Exhibition 2015 19 September - 30 September

'Ar drywydd Dic Aberdaron/ The Scent of Dic Aberdaron, Gwyn Williams. Photo Hayl

The scent of Dic Aberdaron
Gwyn Williams

‘The scent of Dic Aberdaron’ is a copy of a missing bust, presumed lost but very possibly held somewhere in secret. more >

Test Bed 2015 18 July - 09 September

Jacques Nimki, The Little Florilegium, 2014, Courtesy the artist

multiple artists

A spectacular exhibition and exciting events programme celebrating the power of flowers in contemporary art. more >

Exhibition 2015 23 May - 09 September

Ellen Bell, MORDANT, 2015

Ellen Bell

Ellen Bell is intrigued by the influence that a particular art space and the work being shown within it might have upon spoken exchanges. Recently, she has spent time at Oriel Davies, gathering snippets of conversation in the galleries, café and shop as research for her show. more >

Test Bed 2015 23 May - 11 July

Craig Wood, Mapping Series, Crumpled Globe (detail), 2015, mixed media

Dear Olivia ...
Craig Wood

For his latest solo show, Dear Olivia … Craig Wood presents striking new works which range from large-scale sculptural installation and video projection, to delicate paper necklaces and painted maps. Running throughout the exhibition are threads of communication, the individual and the multitude, nationalism and shifting power structures. more >

Exhibition 2015 07 March - 13 May

novoline spiele