Poetry Writing 2 | Lara Clough

10 Sessions | Wednesdays 11 April – 13 June 2018 | 10.15am – 12.30pm Tiwtor: Lara ... 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 >

Friends of Oriel Davies Trip to Liverpool World Museum

To join the Oriel Davies Friends on one of their regular coach trips to art galleries and museums across the UK (within driving distance) book via the ... 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.

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

Drawing and objects

Inventology
Olivia Bargman

'Inventology' is an installation which transforms the gallery space into a surreal museum of chaotic images and objects of dubious provenance. Hidden within this diverse and idiosyncratic collection, a narrative might just be discovered. more >

Test Bed 2007 15 December - 02 February

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