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An afternoon with Eleri Mills Saturday 9th November 2-4pm as part of Oriel Davies Current exhibition Egni a decade of ... more >

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 >

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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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Lands End
Ruth Claxton

Ruth Claxton’s installation Lands End presents a sprawling, fantastical landscape of painted steel circles, towering metalwork, mirrors and coloured glass, populated with porcelain figurines collected from car-boot sales, junk shops and internet auction sites.The work aims to test our perceptual limits and illustrates the artist’s preoccupation with exploring different versions of reality, including virtual worlds. more >

Exhibition 2008 11 October - 29 November

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Me v U
Young Curators 2008

Curated by Oriel Davies Young Curators, 'ME v U' focuses on ‘conflict’. Through personal arguments, political debates, cultural differences, family struggles and internal struggles, we all face conflict on a daily basis. With newly commissioned work by Rabab Ghazoul alongside work by Andy Warhol, Paul Seawright and Richard Billingham, 'ME v U' explores what conflict means to the individual. more >

Exhibition 2008 09 August - 04 October

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So Far It Has Only Been For You
Melissa Hinkin

Melissa Hinkin explores materials in their natural state and investigates the contrasting relationship between the industrial and natural environment. In her latest work, So Far It Has Only Been For You, Hinkin continues to investigate the significance of location and the ways in which we relate to a specific environment. more >

Test Bed 2008 09 August - 04 October

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Track (between Pen-y-bryn and the road)
David Eyres

The work of David Eyres moves between careful observation and improvised abstraction.This short animated film is developed from sequences of photographs and sketches which Eyres has made at regularly spaced intervals along the track which leads to his home. more >

Test Bed 2008 14 June - 02 August

Artist drawing on gallery wall

Oriel Davies Open 2008

RE:drawing is the third Oriel Davies Gallery biennial Open exhibition. This year artists were invited to submit work that explored drawing in its broadest and most experimental sense. The show presents new and recent work by 44 emerging, mid-career and established artists from Wales and the Borders, highlighting the range and ingenuity of current ‘drawing’ practice. more >

Exhibition 2008 14 June - 02 August