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art painting

weaving

On and off over the weekend, I’ve been weaving together two paintings which I made as abstract landscape studies several years ago; as a way of starting something new. It was difficult. Not because it was technically difficult (although there are always technical difficulties). But because I didn’t know what I was doing. And because […]

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art artists books

evening workbench photo, tiny books

Working on finishing up half a dozen tiny books, getting them ready to package up for an art exhibition in the window of Con Christeson’s Red Chair Studios, along with works being made by artist Jen Smith.

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art painting

featured artist, Madeline Francis

The work of Pembrokeshire-based artist Madeline Francis is inspired by her home landscape of the Preseli foothills. In her most recent series of work ‘Land in Motion’ she records and shares experiences from months of daily walks in that landscape. Madeline used drawing and photography to record what she was experiencing whilst walking outside; the […]

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Osi Rhys Osmond prize, Oriel Osi, Llansteffan

I feel very honoured to have won the Osi Rhys Osmond prize, an open exhibition and competition for students of Carmarthen School of Art. Osi was a well-respected and much-loved Welsh artist, based in Carmarthenshire, and a former teacher at the college. The theme of the prize this year was ‘my brief eternity’ – I […]

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art

featured artist – Kerry Collison

As I’ve been working with others to put up our group exhibition, I have been enjoying getting to see and understand a bit about the work of sculptor and performance artist Kerry Collison. You will be able to see her work at the old Top Shop, St Catherine’s Walk, Carmarthen, from 10-17 July 2021, or […]

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art photography

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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art

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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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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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 […]