Rangoli: Art that Binds

Following the success of the 2017 Rangoli: Art that Binds project, as part the India/ Wales season of events with the more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
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Archive

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.

Tŷ Unnos Artists Residency, The Park, Newtown
Antonia Dewhurst

This summer will see Antonia Dewhurst undertaking an Artists Residency in Powys. The climax of this residency will be a piece of pop-up vernacular architecture, a Tŷ Unnos or ‘One Night home’ constructed in the Newtown parkland adjacent to the gallery. more >

Project 2012 20 July - 05 September

Camp DAG
The Disabled Avant Garde

On the banks of the River Severn, close to central Newtown and Oriel Davies, a mysterious and surprising presence could suddenly appear... Is it an invasion? Why are they here? What do they want? Keep your eyes peeled... more >

Project 2011 09 September - 10 September

Writer in Residence
Chris Kinsey

Chris Kinsey has been appointed Writer in Residence at Oriel Davies (so not strictly an 'offsite' project!) She is developing a range of activities that respond to and enhance the work of the Gallery. These include leading creative writing workshops, hosting readings with authors/poets, and the creation of a new piece of wring/poetry in response to an aspect of the Gallery. more >

Project 2011 02 May - 04 May

Simon Whitehead howling

Louphole
Simon Whitehead

'Louphole' took place on a cold, clear Thursday evening, on 4 March 2010. After gathering outside Oriel Davies Gallery at 7pm, the audience were led through Newtown, where they encountered a new musical commission for Newtown Silver Band, written by composer Barnaby Oliver. This took the form of a lupine march to accompany the participants to Bryn Bank above the town for the first ‘Public Howl’ in Wales. more >

Project 2010 04 March

cottage clad in sheeps wool

Clad
Steve Messam

A temporary ‘cladding’ of a building commissioned as part of Beyond Pattern. Steve Messam used sheep fleeces to reference the distinctive black and white markings of local sheep breeds and the colour and design of local vernacular architecture. By drawing together these two aspects, the artist makes us consider the role of local agriculture, architecture and aesthetics. more >

Project 2009 21 November - 27 January