Saturday Life Drawing Classes with Paul Webster

These fun, tutored sessions encourage individual strengths whilst exploring different aspects of drawing the human figure. The sessions are designed to ... more >

Poetry Writing 2 | Lara Clough

10 Sessions | Wednesdays 11 April – 13 June 2018 | 10.15am – 12.30pm Tiwtor: Lara ... more >

Friends of Oriel Davies Trip to Liverpool World Museum

To join the Oriel Davies Friends on one of their regular coach trips to art galleries and museums across the UK (within driving distance) book via the ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission


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.

Jonathan Anderson

Jonathan Anderson uses recycled materials such as plywood and coal dust to create a series of mixed media works he calls mandalas - a reference to circular patterned images produced for devotional purposes in Buddhism and other religions of East Asian origin. more >

Test Bed 2011 16 April - 06 July

People dressed in ceremonial robes

Fables From A New World
Jennie Savage

During the 19th century, exploration, collection and classification were widely practised by individuals as a means of understanding the world. Many of these collections became the foundation of our museums. more >

Exhibition 2011 05 February - 06 April

Are your Petunias actually transgenic?
Anne-Mie Melis

Anne-Mie Melis’ work explores the visual nature of plants and their role in an increasingly technological world. more >

Test Bed 2011 05 February - 06 April

Feather and wire dreamcatcher-like structure

I:I (Jones:Higlett)

An immersive installation, Phantasien is designed to evoke the altered states of consciousness of a mind slipping through transitions and boundaries, in and out of deep sleep. more >

Test Bed 2010 13 November - 19 January

Red lights

Lucent Lines
Simon Fenoulhet

Using a variety of traditional and new technologies, the artist illuminates shoelaces, drinking straws and plastic tubing, creating beautiful transformations to illusory effect. more >

Exhibition 2010 13 November - 19 January