188 posts about Visual arts on this blog
Friday 19 November 2010, 15:10
It's all go at the Mostyn art gallery in Llandudno, with no less than three new exhibitions opening this weekend, plus a new video installation as part of their ongoing Love Film video series.
The work of renowned American artist Alex Katz will go on show at Mostyn this Saturday as part of ARTIST...
Monday 15 November 2010, 13:58
A mural by Mildred Elsie Eldridge that was formerly on view at a hospital in Oswestry, and which has been in storage for the past decade, will go on show shortly in Wrexham.
The Dance of Life mural was commissioned by the Hospital Management Committee of the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital...
Monday 1 November 2010, 17:01
I haven't raised an artist's brush with intent for years. As I look up at the bookshelf in my study, there are books that underline a promise to myself that I will get back to it. They have titles like Painting In Watercolour, Painting With Oils... or acrylics... or pastels... and even one entitled The...
Friday 15 October 2010, 15:30
Thursday 7 October 2010, 13:15
John Cale's acclaimed Dyddiau Du/Dark Days, which represented Wales at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009, gets its first showing in Wales from tomorrow.
Wednesday 6 October 2010, 12:40
Davies is the head of fine art at Swansea Metropolitan University, and already has an international reputation as an artist. He won the Fine Art Gold Medal at...
Tuesday 5 October 2010, 11:25
Penrhyn Castle near Bangor will open its doors later this month for school groups and the general public to Meet a Masterpiece and learn about the art of portraiture.
The event at the castle has been organised as part of the Big Draw, an international campaign that aims to use drawing to connect visitors...
Thursday 30 September 2010, 13:20
You may have recently read or heard about the new Claude Monet exhibition at the Grand Palais, in which over 180 paintings, nearly 10% of his life's work, will be on show.
Much as I'd like a trip across the channel to Paris, there's an exciting new gallery space a little closer to home in Wales where...
Thursday 30 September 2010, 13:10
Contemporary art and design gallery project/ten are set to launch their third exhibition this week in one of Cardiff's celebrated arcades.
project/ten are Cardiff's newest and first design-focused gallery who champion the most contemporary and progressive art and design...
Thursday 23 September 2010, 11:30
A new exhibition featuring some of the most recognisable Welsh faces from the worlds of arts, sport, business, politics and science will begin next month at the Washington Gallery in Penarth.
Monday 20 September 2010, 18:00
The second Made in Roath Arts Festival returns to Cardiff next month following its début last year.
After a successful pilot - plus lots of positive feedback - in 2009, this year's is set to be bigger and better as the arty folk of the Roath area of the capital display their work in a multitude of quirky...
Friday 17 September 2010, 15:10
More than 65 pieces of art by some of Wales' top artists will go under the hammer next week in charity auctions in the fight against homelessness.
Shelter Cymru will hold their annual Welsh art auctions, one each in north and south Wales on 20 and 24 September respectively, with artists such as William...
Friday 10 September 2010, 16:20
Fancy a free weekend activity that combines a leisurely stroll through some of the most picturesque gardens in south Wales, with the chance to view a collection of new artwork?
Well Bob's your uncle, so to speak, thanks to the Open Doors Weekend at Dyffryn Gardens and Arboretum this weekend - who are...
Thursday 9 September 2010, 12:55
Beginning this Saturday, 11 September, the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea will be running free art classes for adults and young children.
Adult classes are open to anyone over 16 and will take place every...
Monday 6 September 2010, 16:00
A multimedia art exhibition, which was inspired by the impending demolition of Whiteheads Steelworks in Newport in 2008, is returning to The Riverfront following its tour of Europe.
Ghosts in Armour, the brainchild of Newport-based photographers Matt Wright and Janire Najera, was originally held at...
Friday 3 September 2010, 17:10
An exhibition of 36 paintings and drawings by Welsh artist Will Roberts, which commemorates the 10th anniversary of his death, opens at the Attic Gallery in Swansea this weekend.
Roberts, who was born in Ruabon in north Wales in 1907, is regarded as one of...
Thursday 2 September 2010, 14:50
Art lovers in north Wales are being given the opportunity to get a rare glimpse into the creative and often private world of artists this September with the Helfa Gelf/Art Trail.
Helfa Gelf began in 2006 in Conwy, and with each subsequent year...
Wednesday 18 August 2010, 11:42
A unique exhibition showcasing the contrasting work of two of Wales' prominent artists is to go on show next month at Oriel Ynys Môn in Llangefni.
Visions will feature the work of sculptor John Meirion Morris and landscape painter Wilf Roberts. The exhibition will be officially opened on Friday 10...
Thursday 12 August 2010, 11:40
Following their first successful exhibition at the 2010 National Eisteddfod, the Cardiff Print Workshop have turned an empty retail unit in one of Cardiff's famed shopping arcades into an exhibition space.
Untitled, etching by Georgina Brownlow
Cardiff Print Workshop, a not-for-profit organisation...
Monday 9 August 2010, 15:55
Aled Rhys Hughes' photograph of Y Bont Werdd
Hughes' photography was featured in the 2008 book Rhyw Deid yn Dod Miwn. The project was a collaboration with the...
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