188 posts about visual arts on this blog
Tuesday 12 November 2013, 12:16
When the Mostyn in Llandudno opened in 1901, it heralded a landmark in the history of female art. Spearheaded by Lady Augusta Mostyn, it was the first venue in the world specifically designed to exhibit the work of female artists, who were at that time excluded from the wider art scene.
Wednesday 30 October 2013, 15:40
Six venues across Swansea city centre are currently playing host to a unique series of linked installations as part of an offsite exhibition by the Glynn Vivian Gallery.
Friday 25 October 2013, 11:16
A new project is being run in Aberystwyth that sees performers from a range of disciplines charged with creating a new piece of work in response to exhibitions at the Gas Gallery.
Friday 20 September 2013, 11:15
Swansea's international reputation for producing talented glass artists dates back more than 75 years. And to showcase just a snapshot of the talent that comes out of the school each year, intricate works by the most recent class of graduates in the school's MA Glass programme are to go on display in...
Thursday 5 September 2013, 12:19
For the second year running the Wales Millennium Centre is playing host to an exhibition of the cream of artistic talent currently emerging from Wales' many arts institutions.
Friday 23 August 2013, 11:58
If you are looking for something edifying to do this weekend, it's your last chance to catch the intriguing solo exhibition 'o' by the Ceredigion-born artist Carwyn Evans.
Thursday 15 August 2013, 13:45
This year marks the 50th birthday of Oriel Tegfryn in Menai Bridge, Anglesey, making it north Wales' oldest commercial gallery and the second oldest in Wales - not bad for an arts space that was created by accident.
Tuesday 6 August 2013, 12:54
A collaborative arts trail launched in 2012 to showcase the best of Ceredigion's creative talent is back for the second-year running, this time with twice as many artists involved.
Friday 26 July 2013, 16:01
After a hard-fought campaign spanning several decades, a group of artists have finally won their quest to open a new gallery in the centre of Aberystwyth.
Friday 21 June 2013, 14:37
Oriel Mostyn in Llandudno has just announced the line-up of artists for its summer season and it features a range of exciting new work from Welsh and international artists.
Thursday 2 May 2013, 09:57
Twelve important contemporary artworks that were gifted to National Museum Cardiff by art collectors Eric and Jean Cass will go on show this weekend.
Wednesday 1 May 2013, 15:29
The Mostyn in Llandudno has just launched three new exhibitions: work by the celebrated British photographer Keith Arnatt, an interactive group exhibition and a new gallery initiative set up to nurture emerging artists.
Friday 5 April 2013, 11:01
Spring may still seem tantalisingly out of our grasp due to the brisk outdoor conditions, but in a picturesque corner of Wales it has well and truly sprung. The Spring Show at the Lion Street Gallery in Hay-on-Wye showcases the best work on offer from contemporary artists working in Wales and the...
Tuesday 26 March 2013, 10:30
This week the streets of Swansea will once more become a canvas for artists who have created new public works for the city, as Art Across The City returns.
Monday 18 March 2013, 12:01
The artist Graham Sutherland is seen by many as one of the visionaries of 20th century art. A new exhibition at the Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St David's, Pembrokeshire, reveals how deeply Sutherland was influenced by the area's breathtaking scenery.
Friday 8 March 2013, 16:43
At the moment it seems very fashionable for organisations to have their own artists in residence. Everywhere from airports, hotels and businesses to the Welsh Rugby Union are doing it, and now National Theatre Wales has appointed its own creative talent to produce visual art for the company throughout...
Monday 4 March 2013, 15:18
This summer artist Bedwyr Williams has the honour of representing Wales at the 55th Venice Biennale. His project will be jointly curated by Mostyn and Oriel Davies and supported by the Arts Council of Wales.
Friday 22 February 2013, 15:20
It's a tough time to be involved in the arts - budgets are tight and extra pickings in funding terms are slimmer than ever.
Friday 1 February 2013, 17:05
An eye-catching mural is bringing a little colourful cheer to the heart of Swansea city centre through the gloomy winter months.
Thursday 20 December 2012, 15:47
You may recall the stunning Blinc digital arts festival back in October, which saw the medieval walls and ramparts of Conwy Castle turned into a giant cinema. Now the artist behind that tribute is to develop his moving image work into a project to be shown at The Mission Gallery in Swansea.
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