Life Drawing Extra! Oriel Davies Cabaret Sketching Special

Make a day of it with our figure drawing session with a twist. After a hugely successful session last year we invite people back to sketch dazzling ... more >

Drawn from Observation | Tereska Shepherd

4 Sessions | Tuesday 03, 17 October & 07, 21 November 2017 | 10am – ... more >

Saturday Life Drawing Classes with Caroline Ali

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

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

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.

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After Cravan
Ian Giles

Arthur Cravan, the celebrated Dadaist artist, was last seen alive in Salina Cruz, Mexico, in 1918 and by all accounts drowned in the Pacific the same year. Ian Giles’ After Cravan replays the ending to his demise. Giles’ work is humorous and often highly laborious. more >

Test Bed 2009 02 May - 27 June

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That morning he watched the dawn
Carwyn Evans

'That morning he watched the dawn' reflects Evans’ personal experiences while exploring broader social and political shifts in rural Wales. Much of his practice has focused on his ‘migration’ from an upbringing in rural Ceredigion to the Welsh capital Cardiff. The work utilises found and specifically produced and often highly crafted objects and images. more >

Exhibition 2009 21 February - 25 April

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Wild Wales
Elen Bonner

Wild Wales is a series of scripted conversations looking at stereotypes of Welsh rural life and considers the relationship between cultural stereotype and identity. The artist offers a parody of Welsh rural life as a way of discussing her own identity and that of those around her. more >

Test Bed 2009 21 February - 25 April

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Sea Breathing
Helen Grove-White

Helen Grove-White’s artistic practice explores bodily relationships to the environment using personal experience as a reference. Her ongoing preoccupations have been concerned with walking and swimming, linking her to both the land and sea. Sea Breathing is at once contemplative and meditative, focusing on the human breath as the ultimate expression of our being. more >

Test Bed 2008 13 December - 14 February

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These Valued Landscapes
Various Artists

These Valued Landscapes explores the historic context of the representation of the landscape through text, photography, ceramics, sculpture and mixed media, by artists including Emily Cole, James Ireland, Idris Khan and Paul Scott. The exhibition looks into the landscape’s shift in value, from the critically underrated subject of the past to the highly valued genre it is today. more >

Exhibition 2008 13 December - 14 February