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


The Knife Angel

04/01/20 – 31/01/20

Gareth Griffith

18/01/20 – 01/04/20

Jilly Edwards 

15/10/19 - 31/01/20

Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-5pm




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.

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

Gallery installation detail

If only dust could speak
Awst & Walther

Awst & Walther explore fundamental issues around human existence. Concerned with survival, fatality and the sublime, they create live performance, installation, sculpture and drawings that combine formal qualities with the mythical and the surreal. From Utopian depictions to apocalyptic landscapes, the results are constructively challenging and respond to vital social, political and philosophical questions. more >

Exhibition 2009 19 September - 11 November

card template of brick

Net#1 (Airbrick)
Digital Dialogues

Digital Dialogues comprise artists duo Darren Williams and Jason Davies. Using scanned images of objects to initiate conversations between themselves and their audience, they open up ideas around participation, drawing and sculpture. Net#1(Airbrick) is part of a series of works entitled World of Forms. more >

Test Bed 2009 19 September - 11 November

Astronaut holding Welsh flag

Extraordinary Days
Young Curators 2009

Extraordinary Days is an exhibition looking at positivity and humour in contemporary art. It has been organised by the Oriel Davies Young Curators - a group of 14 young people based in mid Wales, aged between 16 and 23: Aishah, Becca, Caitlin, Claudia, Kelly, Kirsty, Laura, Nia, Sarah, Stephanie, Sophie, Rachael, Rhian and Rhys. more >

Exhibition 2009 04 July - 05 September

Gallery installation detail

Bed and Table
Bella Kerr

Bella Kerr describes Bed and Table as a spatial drawing. The work comprises installed objects which vary in scale and age. Kerr plays with the ‘miniature’ through the linking of tiny objects by fabric and threads. more >

Test Bed 2009 04 July - 05 September