Colour Exploration with June Forster

Tuesdays 23 September - 4 November,  6 weeks excluding 28 October, 10.30am - 3pm. Courses take place at Oriel Davies in ... more >

Developing your Novel with Lara Clough

  Wednesdays 24 September - 3 December,  10 weeks excluding 29 October, 10.30am - 12.30pm. Courses take place at ... more >

Creative Non-Fiction with Chris Kinsey

Fridays 26 September - 5 December, 10 weeks excluding 31 October, 10.15am - 12.15pm. Courses take place at Oriel Davies in association ... 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

The Test Bed programme runs alongside the main exhibition programme at Oriel Davies and is dedicated to showcasing new and experimental emergent work from Wales and the Borders.

Test Bed occupies its own dedicated space at the Gallery, but also acts as a ‘conceptual space’ for artists to develop and show work that has a life beyond the physical constraints of the Gallery.

Artists who have shown work as part of the programme* include Gaia Persico, Toby Huddlestone, Akiyo Yamamoto, Matthew Wood, Sue Challis , Melissa Hinkin, Ian Giles, Digital Dialogues, Bela Kerr, Elen Bonner, Alex Duncan and Adele Vye.

*In 2009, the programme, which was originally called In Focus, changed it’s name to Test Bed to more accurately represent the opportunities Oriel Davies provides for experimental and emergent work.

If you are an artist who would like to be considered for a Test Bed exhibition, please download submission details >.

For more information, enquiries and submissions please email: testbed@orieldavies.org
Test Bed, Oriel Davies Gallery, The Park, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2NZ

Current Test Bed Artist

Between 590 and 610
Kelly Best

06 September 2014 - 25 October 2014

Architectural structures are often the starting point for Kelly Best’s paintings and drawings, where the simple use of line and colour confronts our interpretation of perspective, boundaries and the picture plane. more >

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