Winter Concert at Oriel Davies

Exciting News! Royal Harpist Alis Huws and award winning flutist Carys Gittins will be performing a Winter Concert at Oriel Davies on Sunday 24th ... more >

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

 

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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.

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That morning he watched the dawn
Carwyn Evans

'That morning he watched the dawn' reflects Evans’ personal experiences while exploring broader social and political shifts in rural Wales. Much of his practice has focused on his ‘migration’ from an upbringing in rural Ceredigion to the Welsh capital Cardiff. The work utilises found and specifically produced and often highly crafted objects and images. more >

Exhibition 2009 21 February - 25 April

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Wild Wales
Elen Bonner

Wild Wales is a series of scripted conversations looking at stereotypes of Welsh rural life and considers the relationship between cultural stereotype and identity. The artist offers a parody of Welsh rural life as a way of discussing her own identity and that of those around her. more >

Test Bed 2009 21 February - 25 April

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Sea Breathing
Helen Grove-White

Helen Grove-White’s artistic practice explores bodily relationships to the environment using personal experience as a reference. Her ongoing preoccupations have been concerned with walking and swimming, linking her to both the land and sea. Sea Breathing is at once contemplative and meditative, focusing on the human breath as the ultimate expression of our being. more >

Test Bed 2008 13 December - 14 February

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These Valued Landscapes
Various Artists

These Valued Landscapes explores the historic context of the representation of the landscape through text, photography, ceramics, sculpture and mixed media, by artists including Emily Cole, James Ireland, Idris Khan and Paul Scott. The exhibition looks into the landscape’s shift in value, from the critically underrated subject of the past to the highly valued genre it is today. more >

Exhibition 2008 13 December - 14 February

colour photograph shows grass and heather

Imperfect Transcriptions: the 24 Études of Frédéric Chopin, for Monique
David Gepp

Imperfect Transcriptions is a new series extraordinarily vivid photographs of grasses, gorse and meadow flowers by David Gepp. The photographs are shown alongside the poetry of RS Thomas and Chopin’s piano pieces, the 24 Études. The exhibition invites us into an intimate relationship with music and the natural environment and the deep issues of life. more >

Exhibition 2008 13 December - 14 February