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featured artist – Deano

Today – a look at recent work by Deano, also called Mark Stewart-Deane. You can come and see his ‘Hauntological Dimensions’ triptych (pictured here) at our Fine Art Summer Show in the old Top Shop, St Catherine’s Walk, Carmarthen, from 10-17 July 2021. Other works from his ‘Extraordinary the Disconnect’ series are being shown online […]

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art

Virtual Art Show

I am very happy to announce that you can view my work and that of my peers at Carmarthen School of Art at our virtual graduation show, opening today, and available online for a year. Just click the image below to find your way in. I recommend that you put a bit of time aside […]

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photography

mountain

patient rain, the smell of dust dampening, orchids, and other midsummer flowerings.

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playtime – cyanotypes

I’ve been feeling my way back towards an important but hard to remember understanding about play: that playing freely, without goals or purpose in mind, is essential for creative work. I’m not saying that its the only thing we have to do, but that it is a necessary part of creative process. As an adult, […]

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featured artist – Angela James

Over the next few weeks I will be featuring a selection of artists for you to explore. All will be exhibiting as part of the Carmarthen School of Art Fine Art Summer Show, from the 10-17 July, at the Old Top Shop, St Catherine’s Walk, Carmarthen. One of the main reasons that I am looking […]

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reflection video

reflections

Tiny video to share – taken from a footbridge over the River Gwendraeth this morning.

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art

exhibition

Very good news – artist, writer and educator Lisa Evans is putting together an exhibition of work by graduating students from Carmarthen School of Art – at the old Topshop in St Catherine’s Walk, from 10th to 17th July 2021. My recent books of the mountain and large drawings will be exhibited, alongside some wonderful […]

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reflection

an empty book

Today is a day for picking myself up and starting from scratch. I’ve left all my works since January on a table in my college, even my essential black notebook with my essential notes. I have no idea when I may be permitted to retrieve them. Home from the day job, looking out of my […]

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artists books photography

a book of letters

A small gallery of photos of the final version of one of my books of letters, made from photographs of Mynydd Llangyndeyrn and letters I had written to myself. They are hand printed, using cyanotype print processes and toned with green tea, and I am very pleased with the work.

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art photography

photographs

Photographs of the work are not the work, they are a representation of the work. It can become complex, layered, enfolded. I take a digital photograph using my mobile phone. I get a print shop to print it, and then I draw on it, and screen print words onto it, in layers. Then, I try […]