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ART GUIDE: RISING ARTISTS | ART FEATURE

ART GUIDE: RISING ARTISTS | ART FEATURE

RISING ARTISTS Selected by CORRIE DAVID MEGAN DAVIES Hailing from the Vale of Glamorgan and just graduated from University of South Wales, Megan is one to watch in the fashion industry. Her graduating project, inspired by military dress and footwear, unanimously won her the Clarks Footwear Award at Graduate Fashion Week. Megan is interested in […]

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IN THE FUTURE, THEY ATE FROM THE FINEST PORCELAIN | ART PREVIEW

IN THE FUTURE, THEY ATE FROM THE FINEST PORCELAIN | ART PREVIEW

Chapter, Cardiff Sat 14 Oct – Sun 14 Jan Larissa Sansour’s film, a combination of live motion and CGI, follows a narrative group who make elaborate porcelain deposits underground belonging to a fictional civilisation in an attempt to influence history. The video takes the form of a fictional video essay; a voiceover between a psychiatrist […]

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ART GUIDE: PROJECTS AND COLLABORATIONS | ART FEATURE

ART GUIDE: PROJECTS AND COLLABORATIONS | ART FEATURE

PROJECTS AND COLLABORATIONS Selected by CORRIE DAVID CABAN CREFFT Run by Arts Alive Wales, Caban Crefft is a two-year health and wellbeing initiative targeted at 16-25-year olds. Two groups have been created in Abergavenny as a part of ‘Solas Cymru’. Professional artists run weekly workshops providing social opportunities and confidence building exercises whilst learning valuable […]

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ART GUIDE: TOP ART GALLERIES | ART FEATURE

ART GUIDE: TOP ART GALLERIES | ART FEATURE

TOP ART GALLERIES Selected by ANWEN WILLIAMS NATIONAL MUSEUM CARDIFF With arguably the best display of art in Wales, the national museum displays 500 years of impressive collections by artists from all over the world. Featuring the work of Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, Pierre Bonnard and Jan Van Goyen – the gallery is split into […]

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OCTOBER | ART LISTINGS

OCTOBER | ART LISTINGS

Aberystwyth Arts Centre University Of Wales, Aberystwyth. Free. Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. 01970 621903 / www.aber.ac.uk/artscentre The Surrealist Murmuration Contemporary surrealist art curated here by John Richardson and John Welson. (Until Sat 25 Nov) Rhi Moxon ‘Food & Folklore’ Illustration and printmaking work exploring the wealth of flavours and food traditions that surround us. (Until Sat 23 […]

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MORWYN / MAM / HEN WRACH | ART PREVIEW

MORWYN / MAM / HEN WRACH | ART PREVIEW

Aberystwyth Arts Until Sat 23 Sept In Morwyn / Mam / Hen Wrach, artists Teresa Jenellen and Sarah Byfield explore different ideas around the female characters in some of the earliest prose in Britain – The Mabinogion. The tales, which date back to the 12th century, have become a key part of Welsh literary history […]

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LAUREN HECKLER: END OF RESIDENCY EXHIBITION | ART PREVIEW

LAUREN HECKLER: END OF RESIDENCY EXHIBITION | ART PREVIEW

Elysium, Swansea Fri 14 Sept – Sat 14 Oct Reflecting on her residency at the Elysium gallery and her time in Swansea, Lauren Heckler’s mixed media exhibition reflects her fascination with the discovery of the local. Exploring the boundaries between the actual and the possible, fiction and reality, she places the studio and the city […]

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LAST CHANCE TO SEE – ALBANY GALLERY’S SUMMER EXHIBITION | ART FEATURE

LAST CHANCE TO SEE – ALBANY GALLERY’S SUMMER EXHIBITION | ART FEATURE

You have until Sat 9th  end of this week to hurry down to The Albany Gallery’s Summer Exhibition 2017 to see and possibly buy fabulous works of art including not only paintings and illustrations but also ceramics and jewellery. Here are my top picks of the almost 300 pieces on display: CERAMICS Willie Carter: fun […]

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STUDENT GUIDE: ART | FEATURE

STUDENT GUIDE: ART | FEATURE

ART Selected by ALYS CLARK CRAFT IN THE BAY Situated in the heart of Cardiff Bay, Craft in the Bay is a craft space that oozes character. Alongside gallery exhibitions, you will find workshops, community projects, and collaborations with schools, colleges and universities. It’s very clean cut. The venue is open and spacious, opening out […]

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SEÁN VICARY: DARK ECOLOGY | ART PREVIEW

SEÁN VICARY: DARK ECOLOGY | ART PREVIEW

Oriel Mwldan, Cardigan Sat 12 Aug – Sun 1 Oct Sean Vicary’s exhibition explores how ancestral fears, manifested in early warning systems, foreshadow the danger of our precarious attitude to the environment. Using a dilapidated military listening station in Pembrokeshire as a twisted depiction of the ‘natural’ world, Vicary shows the gradual movement of humans away […]