Celebration event - Oriel Davies Open Writing Competition

Oriel Davies are thrilled to announce the winners of the Oriel Davies 2017 Open Writing Competition, which will be celebrated at  an event coming up ... 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 >

Sketch Books Studies | Tereska Shepherd

Would you like to keep and develop a successful sketchbook? This will provide you with an opportunity to develop sketchbook skills and the processes of ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
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Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
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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.

caravan in glade

And so it goes
Artists from Wales at the Venice Biennale of Art 2007

The exhibition’s title 'And so it goes' comes from Kurt Vonnegut’s sci-fi novel 'Slaughterhouse-Five', in which the phrase describes a period of transition from life to death. This notion of transition - between fact and fiction, interior and exterior, formed and unformed, the real and imagined - is explored by Richard Deacon, Merlin James and Heather & Ivan Morison. more >

Exhibition 2007 15 December - 02 February

Silhouette of figure

Paper Cuts
Various artists

'Paper Cuts' is an exhibition of work by eight UK and international artists who employ everyday techniques and an ordinary medium - paper - to create powerful narratives that reflect on our culture and environment. Work by Peter Callesen, Beatrice Coron, Bruce Ingram, William Kentridge, David Miles, Annette Schröter, Pamela So and Simon Woolham. more >

Exhibition 2007 27 October - 08 December

Boy

Digital Stories from Newtown
Various artists

This exhibition shows some of the rich and diverse personal stories made by local people in BBC new media workshops held at Oriel Davies. From the tale of a backgarden paradise to a beautiful yet brutal look at the art of metalwork, each story is unique - a rare glimpse into another persons world. more >

Test Bed 2007 27 October - 08 December

Painting of itererior

Matthew Wood
Matthew Wood

Matthew Wood is fascinated by the theme of landscape which has taken him throughout the UK and Europe. Wood paints on location, challenging himself to capture each scene in one sitting. For this project, the artist has situated himself in Oriel Davies Gallery and approached the interior spaces of the gallery as he would a landscape. more >

Test Bed 2007 08 September - 20 October

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