Messy Kitchen | Children and Family Workshops in The Kitchen

Oriel Davies invites children and their families to take part in creative activities and workshos on Saturday mornings in more >

Opening - Litmus Residency (part 4) Paul Eastwood

Oriel Davies warmly invites you to the opening of Litmus Residency (part 4) Paul Eastwood Refreshments available. All ... more >

Opening - Exhibition 'colourfelt' by Andreas Rüthi

Oriel Davies warmly invites you to the opening of Exhibition 'colourfelt' by Andreas Rüthi. Refreshments available. All ... 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.

Artist drawing on gallery wall

Oriel Davies Open 2008
RE:drawing

RE:drawing is the third Oriel Davies Gallery biennial Open exhibition. This year artists were invited to submit work that explored drawing in its broadest and most experimental sense. The show presents new and recent work by 44 emerging, mid-career and established artists from Wales and the Borders, highlighting the range and ingenuity of current ‘drawing’ practice. more >

Exhibition 2008 14 June - 02 August

Painting detail

William Roberts
William Roberts

William Roberts’ practice references a diversity of idioms and sources, including multimedia graphics, fabric design, modern graffiti and the urban landscape, computer games, billboard adverts and Aboriginal art. For this exhibition, the artist has developed a new and experimental body of paintings that draw upon photography and family snapshots. more >

Exhibition 2008 19 April - 07 June

Gallery installation detail

But You Promised
Sue Challis

But You Promised is an installation that was created after the death of the artist’s mother. Viewers are drawn to a rusty oil drum through sound and imagery. This evocative and haunting installation explores universal and inescapable themes of loss and mortality. more >

Test Bed 2008 19 April - 07 June

Painting

Becoming Modern
Simon Grennan and Christopher Sperandio

'Becoming Modern' premiers work by Simon Grennan and Christopher Sperandio alongside works by Cezanne, Degas, Monet, Morisot and Pissarro from Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales. Grennan & Sperandio examined the 1909 diaries of Gwendoline and Margaret Davies, to produce composite images of scientific diagrams, fashion plates and pattern, that pose questions around artistic authenticity and originality. more >

Exhibition 2008 09 February - 12 April

Blue white neon sign lit up on gallery wall

Homage to Bruce
Toby Huddlestone

Using humour and intuition, Toby Huddlestone experiments with a variety of media to investigate the importance and hierarchy of the art world. In Homage to Bruce, Huddlestone uses a familiar-seeming neon sign to play with the interpretative spaces that occur between an educated art-goer and the casual gallery visitor. more >

Test Bed 2008 09 February - 12 April