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

Criw Celf 2016, Not Vital: Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Criw Celf

Criw Celf is a project for young people aged between 12 and 18 from North Powys who have been identified as being able and talented in the visual arts.  It is part of a national initiative to nurture young talent in Wales.  The participants come together around seven times a year to work with professional artists, to visit exhibitions, university fine art departments and artists' studios.  

Current Participants:
Imogen Sadler | Imogen Gilmour | Jessica Chick | Nina Bussink | Maria Lucia Toro | Rhian Jones | Ffion Snape | Ceriann Bebb | Mathilda Purches | Sophie Jones | Moses Hodgetts | Myfanwy Fenwick | Ben Poole | Erin Davies | Daisy Dunn | Emily Poyner | Cerys Jones | Keri Mills | Saffron Farr | Nikki Wellsford | Kate Jerman | Harry Woodhouse | Sophie Gilliard | Issie Higgerson | Iestyn Jones | Jenna Foulkes | Nyeri Flanagan | Ffion Davies | Joe Page | Eleanor Rowland | Melissa Pritchard | Mairi Eyres | Megan Jones

Criw Celf participants are from the following Secondary Schools in North Powys:
Llanfyllin High School
Welshpool High School
Ysgol Bro Hyddgen, Machynlleth
Llanidloes High School
Caereinion High School

Criw Celf 2017 diary includes:
March: Bookbinding masterclass with artist Amy Sterly
June: Creative Boost event for Powys Art teachers
June: Studio sessions — making art in an artist’s studio
July: The Criw Celf 'big trip'— details to be confirmed.

Recent Criw Celf projects include:

14 January - 25 February 2017 | Making our MarkGwneud ein Marc exhibition in the TestBed space. Find out more>

Watch the Making our Mark film here.

Find out more...
Please contact Bethan Page, Co-ordinator of Criw Celf:

Criw Celf (North Powys)

Criw Celf is funded by the Arts Council of Wales and supported by Powys County Council. 

Criw Celf reports below:

Art Factor A6 booklet 7 PRESS imp L.pdf1.95 MB
Art Factor A6 booklet 2015 8 WEB.pdf1.14 MB