Approaches to Landscape Painting with June Forster

Tuesdays, 6 Oct, 20 Oct, 3 Nov, 1 Dec, 9 Feb & 23 Feb 10.30am to 3pm more >

Screenwriting with Lara Clough

Wednesdays, 23 Sept to 25 Nov 10.15am – 12.30pm On this course you will learn the skills necessary to create ideas suitable for ... more >

Studies for Maynard, film screening

Work in progress showing the Studies for Maynard film: with a conversation between Simon and film maker Tanya Syed. 7pm at Oriel Davies, ... 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

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:
Test Bed, Oriel Davies Gallery, The Park, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2NZ

Current Test Bed Artist

Bernadette Kerrigan

19 September 2015 - 04 November 2015

Bernadette Kerrigan is a painter but her new project Foreigners, made specifically for the TestBed programme, takes her practice into new areas. more >

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