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JAMES RICHARDS – MUSIC FOR THE GIFT | ART PREVIEW

JAMES RICHARDS – MUSIC FOR THE GIFT | ART PREVIEW

Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Weds 24 Feb – Sat 26 May Music for the Gift is James Richards’ contribution to Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice, commissioned by the Venice Biennale in 2017, which is now making its UK debut in Chapter Arts Centre. Most artists claim art has to be experienced to be truly appreciated, and […]

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TIM WARREN – I HAVE A PLACE IN MIND | ART PREVIEW

TIM WARREN – I HAVE A PLACE IN MIND | ART PREVIEW

Elysium Gallery, Swansea Until Sat 17 Feb The Elysium Gallery in Swansea is hosting a trip down memory lane with Tim Warren’s artistic depictions of the connection between location and memory. Awarded a Beep painting prize in 2016, his works contain significant use of colour and texture, with the aim of being open to visual […]

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CERYS KNIGHTON – DRAWING BIPOLARITY | ART PREVIEW

CERYS KNIGHTON – DRAWING BIPOLARITY | ART PREVIEW

Insole Court, Cardiff Until Fri 16 Feb Cerys Knighton hopes to raise awareness of mental health via an artistic representation of her struggles with bipolar disorder, entitled Drawing Bipolarity. Discovering a distinct lack of work relating to manic-depressive illnesses, the medical humanities student decided to create her own visual journey, depicting her experience through the […]

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EXHIBITION OF ORIGINAL ARTISTS’ POSTERS | ART PREVIEW

EXHIBITION OF ORIGINAL ARTISTS’ POSTERS | ART PREVIEW

It’s not often giants like Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol turn up in Cardiff, but nevertheless, here they are. An exhibition of posters designed by some of the 20th century’s greatest artists is currently at The Albany Gallery in Roath, Cardiff. The gallery itself is almost hidden on a street dominated by shops […]

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JULIE ANN SHERIDAN: SYMBIOSIS: LICHEN, SMALL BUT CRITICAL | ART PREVIEW

JULIE ANN SHERIDAN: SYMBIOSIS: LICHEN, SMALL BUT CRITICAL | ART PREVIEW

Oriel Yr Add Gallery, National Botanic Gardens, Carmarthenshire Sat 20 Jan -Tue 20 Mar This two-month long exhibition by Julie Ann Sheridan, a painter from Llangadog in Carmarthenshire, is a collection of large acrylic abstracts that were inspired by the lichens within the National Botanic Gardens (where this exhibition is on display). Sheridan’s previous work […]

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WE’RE HERE BECAUSE WE’RE HERE | ART PREVIEW

WE’RE HERE BECAUSE WE’RE HERE | ART PREVIEW

Aberystwyth Arts Centre Sat 20 Jan – Sun 15 Apr 1st July 2016 marked 100 years since the Battle of the Somme, where 20,000 British soldiers died in a single day – the single worst military loss of life for Britain. To commemorate this, 1400 volunteers across the UK spent a day as soldiers in […]

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HOLLY DAVEY: THE CONVERSATION | ART PREVIEW

HOLLY DAVEY: THE CONVERSATION | ART PREVIEW

g39, Cardiff Until Sat 3 Feb Individual aspects of life are considered differently when presented as a whole. While we are living in the present, subconsciously we are always hunting for memories amongst the shifts of reality; the silences can often be just as familiar as the noise. The Conversation is a multimedia, solo show […]

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THE SURREALIST MURMURATION | ART PREVIEW

THE SURREALIST MURMURATION | ART PREVIEW

Aberystwyth Arts Centre Until Sat 25 Nov It’s necessary that ‘surrealist’ and ‘murmuration’ are depicted to understand the relevance behind this exhibition by John Richardson and John Welson. A surrealist image attempts to uncover a hidden reality, unveiling some sort of marvellous, unknown phenomenon. Surrealism is an adventure and is not restricted to visuals; it […]

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RAT TRAP EXHIBITION | ART PREVIEW

RAT TRAP EXHIBITION | ART PREVIEW

Cathays Conservative Club, Cardiff Tues 17 Nov Rat Trap is an exhibition of some of the best work from both graduates and final year students studying fine art, graphic communication or illustration at Cardiff’s School of Art and Design. Students are encouraged to enter a maximum of two pieces into the collective, and from there […]

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ANDREW COOPER: EVERYBODY KNOWS THIS IS NOWHERE | ART PREVIEW

ANDREW COOPER: EVERYBODY KNOWS THIS IS NOWHERE | ART PREVIEW

Elysium Gallery, Swansea Until Sat 18 Nov It could be argued that the aim of art is the manipulation of perception, and Andrew Cooper has established himself as an artist dedicated to the notions of perception and being. “What I try to do with my work is to make it as if the participant is […]