Summer Holiday Workshops for Children and Families

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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 >

Newtown Food Festival - Drop-in Art and Craft Activity

Packaging makes prizes! Using discarded food packaging, Artist Helen Kozich invites you to create your own medals and rosetts out ... 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.

Old photogrpic portrait

Domestic Idylls
Clementina, Lady Hawarden

Clementina, Lady Hawarden was one of the pioneer women of photography, acclaimed in her life-time by many of her contemporaries, including Lewis Carroll. Her primary subjects were her daughters, whom she carefully posed to produce studies of mood, ambience and sensuality. These enchanting images have been rediscovered by a new generation. more >

Exhibition 2007 08 September - 20 October

man blowing

Things which are …
Maria Pyrlik, Bettina Beres, Grzegorz Sztwiertnia, Stanislaw Koba and Olgierd Chmielewski

‘Things which are...’ brings together five contemporary Polish artists. Grzegorz Sztwiertnia’s work references the history of art and medicine, while the paintings of Stanislaw Koba and Bettina Beres are striking in their simplicity of image. Using sound and video, Maria Pyrlik examines connections between people and Olgierd Chmielewski experiments with chance and accidental beauty in his delicate sculptures. more >

Exhibition 2007 14 July - 01 September

Abstract painting

En Route
Andrew Smith

'En Route' presents large-scale paintings by Andrew Smith. Over recent years the artist has immersed himself in an exploration of colour and form, pushing beyond painting’s usual frame. This exhibition shows paintings that were made at Otwarta Pracownia, Krakow in Poland, together with a major new work titled Negotiation. more >

Exhibition 2007 14 July - 01 September

Grass

You Are Here
Lee Lewis

Lee Lewis explores change and diversity in Mid Wales in her audio-visual installation, You Are Here, the result of gathering sound and images from the communities of Newtown and Welshpool. The artist hopes to challenge the idea of an insular Welsh community, and to show how Wales has historically adapted to newcomers and welcomed change. more >

Test Bed 2007 14 July - 01 September

Song for Newtown
Yvonne Buchheim

'Song for Newtown' is the latest addition to Yvonne Buchheim's Song Archive. This project is an ongoing investigation into the connections between song and identity, singing as means of expression and engagement, and what the process of filming people singing actually reveals about them. more >

Project 2007 23 February - 22 April