Figure to Landscape: The interplay of form with June Forster

Using charcoal and other drawing mediums students will introduce and develop a series of interrelated images exploring the synthesis of ... more >

Writing Freelance Features with Lara Clough

Students will explore the techniques of both print and online journalism. Topics covered will include finding and researching potential ... more >

Saturday Life Drawing Classes with Caroline Ali

These fun, tutored sessions encourage individual strengths whilst exploring different aspects of drawing the human figure. The sessions are designed to ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission


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.

Melanie Manchot

Melanie Manchot, winner of the Oriel Davies Open in 2012 returns to the Gallery in this solo exhibition featuring stunning new work. more >

Exhibition 2014 01 February - 09 April

Fluent Aphasia
Lydia Meehan

Lydia’s practice explores the memory of personal relationships, in particular knowledge, stories and anecdotal recollections of her Grandmother. The title of the exhibition and the film dwells on the loss of communicative language. more >

Test Bed 2013 16 November - 22 January

new graduate work selected by Llantarnam Grange and Oriel Davies

Portal celebrates some of the most exciting new talent to emerge in contemporary craft in 2013. more >

Exhibition 2013 16 November - 22 January

Articles of Hope, Adornments for Justice
Manchester Jewellers Network

A collection of body adornments based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). more >

Exhibition 2013 16 November - 22 January

Shakti Cymru
Sharmila Samant

Oriel Davies is proud to showcase a major exhibition of work by Indian artist Sharmila Samant in her first solo show in the UK. Her work is visually arresting as well as critically and politically engaged. more >

Exhibition 2013 14 September - 06 November