Poetry Writing 2 | Lara Clough

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

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 >

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 >

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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.

elevated view of steelworks

On Wasting Energy + Steelworks Series
Adele Vye

Adele Vye’s work draws on myth, situation and place through responsive live and documented actions, captured on camera and referred to as ‘documented performance’. Vye’s work might appear humorous and tragic on the surface, but through use of cloaks and other ‘instruments’, reveals a practice that draws on myth, environmental issues and the summoning of energy. more >

Test Bed 2010 06 February - 07 April

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

sculpture of shoe with flowers

Beyond Pattern
Various Artists

An exploration into the cultural meanings of ‘pattern’, through exhibition, commission, publication and debate, with work that utilises ‘pattern’ as a social, cultural and political commentator. With new commissions by Steve Messam, Catherine Bertola and Angharad Pearce-Jones and work by Michael Brennand-Wood, Nisha Duggal, Leo Fitzmaurice, Doug Jones, Adam King, Pamela So, Henna Nadeem and Andrea Stokes. more >

Exhibition 2009 21 November - 27 January

instalation detail

Eocene
Alex Duncan

Alex Duncan’s inspiration comes from the fragility and power of the natural world. Through a variety of materials he creates work with a hyper-realistic quality, questioning what is real and what has been constructed. The artist adopts the aesthetic of model-making or film-set replicas. more >

Test Bed 2009 21 November - 27 January

4 images on wall and carpet pieces on floor

From the Palace at Hillstreet
Catherine Bertola

Catherine Bertola has been helped by over 100 people to create From the Palace at Hillstreet, a newly commissioned piece of work for Beyond Pattern. more >

Project 2009 21 November - 27 January