Writing as a Creative Process: Text & Theory

Writing as a Creative Process: Text & Theory Wednesdays 30 January; 6, 13, 20 February; 6, 13, 20, 27 March; 3 April ... more >

Life Drawing Classes

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

Exhibition Opening | In Between the Folds are Particles - Anna Falcini

Opening & Launch Event Performance by Chana­e Curtis, Soprano 4.30pm - 5.30pm - Follwed by exhibition preview 6.00pm - ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Email: desk@orieldavies.org

 

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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.

Photo of figure in green light with neon lettering

The Modes of Al-Ikseer
Harminder Singh Judge

'The Modes of Al-Ikseer' is a live performance installation which fuses contemporary pop culture, the aesthetics of advertising, tongue-in-cheek humour and epic symbolic imagery. It observes and locates the place of ancient religious symbolism and mythology within a world obsessed with capitalism, the celebrity and marketing gimmicks. more >

Exhibition 2010 18 June

woman in swimming costume on street corner with child

Field Work
Dave Lewis

'Field Work' is a new body of artwork inspired by the idea of the artist as a ‘stranger’. Lewis has explored the New Forest in Hampshire and Newtown in mid Wales, linked by their rural locations and also by their cultural differences to Lewis’ hometown of London. more >

Exhibition 2010 17 April - 09 June

mixed media collage with leaves and dirt

Fantasy is a Place Where it Rains
Patrick Farmer and Sarah Hughes

Patrick Farmer and Sarah Hughes work both individually and collaboratively in response to the environment to develop and enhance our awareness of it. Their placement of poetic gestures encourage the viewer to reassess their habitual relationship with familiar environmental elements. more >

Test Bed 2010 17 April - 09 June

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

a table, a guitar and miscellaneous items

Afield
Simon Whitehead

A retrospective and re-presentation of screen-based and performance artefacts from Simon Whitehead’s career, alongside a live, accumulative archive from the new commission Louphole. Made at walking pace, his works are place-sensitive and involve a process of ritual reconstruction through the body, live performance, dance, sound and film. more >

Exhibition 2010 06 February - 07 April