Suzie Larke

In The Mind’s Eye

An exhibition of photography by Suzie Larke

Penarth Pier Pavilion

19th January  – 23rd March 2018

“One of the problems with mental illness is that the symptoms are often not outwardly apparent. Through conceptual photography, this project is an attempt to transform my own personal experiences of depression into something more tangible. To create images that  promote a greater understanding of the spectrum of experiences of depression. To challenge the cliché ‘head in hands’ image that is often used to depict depression by the media. To raise awareness and break through stigma.”

Penarth Pier Pavilion
The Esplanade
Penarth
CF64 3AU

http://www.penarthpavilion.co.uk/

Opening Times: Tuesday to Sunday: 10.00am to 5.00pm

www.https://suzielarke.com/

DAC ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2018

                                                      

     

                                              

 Disability Arts Cymru invites you  to submit work for the

DAC ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2018

 

 

 

 

Image by Suzie Larke

The theme of this year’s open exhibition is ‘On The Edge’

Through our DAC Annual Exhibition we showcase and tour the work of Wales-based disabled and deaf artists or those living with long term physical and/or mental health conditions.

It is an open exhibition including work from up-and-coming artists and those who have been working as professional artists for many years. Our aim is to raise profiles; increasing the likelihood of sales, enabling the progression of careers in the creative sector; building relationships between peers and exhibiting venues.

We show a variety of forms and media; DAC supports artists working across all art forms, therefore giving as many artists as possible the opportunity to include their work

The exhibition will take place at the following venues  – dates and details to be confirmed

  • Celf O Gwmpas, Llandrindod Wells
  • Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil
  • Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy
  • Theatr Clwyd, Mold

For full details please click here 

For all enquiries please contact:  kate@dacymru.com or post@dacymru.com

Tel: 02920 551 040

 

 

 

HeARTh Gallery

miscellaneous RULES

The HeARTh Gallery is delighted to present the first solo exhibition by Cardiff based artist, writer and filmmaker, Paul Whittaker.

miscellaneous RULES explores how each and every one of us lives by a set of rules. Some of these are generated by the society and culture we live in, some by our families, our social circles, our churches, our media and of course, by ourselves.

Our rules dictate how we live our lives.

The HeARTh first met Paul when he exhibited in the gallery with Disability Arts Cymru as part of the Walls: Muriau Welsh Mental Health Arts Festival in 2016. Fascinated and intrigued by Paul’s fresh and inspiring approach in communicating the lived experience of mental health through film, writing and installation, Paul was invited to develop work for the gallery.

Paul Whittaker was diagnosed with Bi-Polar Manic Depression whilst studying for his BA in Film, Paul has spent his life exploring his condition through the Arts and working with the Public Sector. Several of his projects made with Public Health Wales have received national and international recognition. Paul has exhibited as a digital artist, worked in theatre, television, dance as well as independent film. His numerous clients include – The Sherman Theatre, The Old Vic, Channel 4, Mind Cymru, Public Health Wales and Arts Council Wales.

We hope that you will be able to visit this intriguing exhibition and join us in a conversation with Paul Whittaker at 4pm on Wednesday 24th January

The HeARTh Gallery, 

Ground Floor, University Hospital Llandough, Penlan Road, Llandough CF64 4XX

 

Theatr Clwyd – Exhibition – SaveWILG – Nathan Lee Davies

 

 

SaveWILG – Nathan Lee Davies

 Education Gallery, Theatr Clwyd 

 

 

 

Exhibition open January 24th – February 12th  2018 

 Private view event by invitation only – 2nd February 2018 @ 3-5pm 

 A group of creative practitioners and activists – led by Wrexham-based artist Nathan Lee Davies – have been working together on a campaign to encourage the Welsh Government to reconsider their current plans for changes to the Welsh Independent Living Grant (WILG). The artist is keen to raise awareness of the additional support that the grant offers, enabling individuals with the greatest needs to live fulfilling lives. The project is backed by Disability Arts Cymru (DAC) and supported as part of the DAC Extra mentoring programme; which enables Wales-based disabled artists to work with some of Wales’ most exciting arts venues and to receive professional guidance from sector leading professionals.

 

The #SaveWILG exhibition is a collection of visual art and poetry produced by a number of artists and writers from across the UK; focusing on ‘independent living’ as a central theme of investigation. The exhibition will open on January 24th at 9am in the Education Gallery at Theatr Clwyd and will continue until February 12th. Please come along to show your support for this campaign and to enjoy the powerful and emotive art created by people with passion and determination that are united in the belief that disabled lives matter.

Outside In and Pallant House Gallery

Art Co-commission Opportunity!

Outside In and Pallant House Gallery are offering an exciting opportunity for Outside In artists to submit proposals for a co-commission responding to the work of artist Scottie Wilson. The successful artist or artists will be commissioned to create artwork that will be exhibited at Pallant House Gallery alongside Scottie Wilson’s work from the Gallery’s permanent collection in May 2018. The successful artist or artists will receive £4,000 for the commission.

About the commission

This commission is open to all Outside In artists based in the UK. The final work should be primarily new work or it can be existing work which can be displayed in a new way. We are also open to proposals from artists wishing to work collaboratively on the commission.
 

We encourage artists to explore whichever aspects of Scottie Wilson’s work are particularly interesting or meaningful to them. This could be the way he creates his work compulsively, his themes of ‘greedies’ or ‘evils’, or the imaginative worlds he has created using different animals, nature and faces (see below for more information on Scottie Wilson). We encourage all art forms for the proposal, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and installation.
 

The commission will be exhibited at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester in Room 6, alongside work by Scottie Wilson from Pallant House Gallery’s permanent collection. To view works by Scottie Wilson, you can look at this web page: www.outsidein.org.uk/Scottie-Wilson.
 

The successful artist(s) will receive £4,000 for the commission to cover the cost of their materials, travel, and time. Outside In are able to provide support with managing this budget if needed.
 

There will be 8 weeks available to create the commission. The successful artist(s) will also be appointed a mentor who can provide support during the making time. 

To receive an application form and information pack, book a place on an Artist Support Day, or find out more about the co-commission, please contact Hannah Whitlock, Outside In Artist Development Coordinator, either by emailing hannah.whitlock@outsidein.org.uk or by calling 01243 770845.

Deadline: 5pm on Friday 9th February 2018 

Gallery visits for shortlisted artists: week commencing 19th February 2018

Exhibition opening date: 2nd May – 29th July 2018, opening night to be confirmed
 

More information http://outsidein.org.uk/Scottie-Wilson-Commission

Royal Cambrian Acadamy

MEMBERS CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION

ALL GALLERIES

6 DEC 17 – 6 JAN 18

11.00-5.00      Tuesday – Saturday

 

Join us for the opening at 2pm on Wednesday afternoon 6 December 2017

 

A selection of affordable art for sale off the wall. An eclectic show of work reflecting a wide range of styles, media and subject matter from our academicians. A chance to buy a unique festive gift. All work is for sale – please enquire at the gallery or call 01492 593 413.

Royal Cambrian Academy Crown Lane, Conwy, Conwy, UK, LL32 8AN 

Tel: 01492 593 413
Email: rca@rcaconwy.org

http://rcaconwy.org/

 

 

Workers Gallery

Winter Woodland Art and Design Exhibition

Workers Gallery and Workshops

99, Ynyshir Road, Ynyshir, CF39 0EN

17th November – 23rd December

Group show of 25 selected artists and designers based in South Wales, exhibiting art, furniture and design.

DAC are delighted that a number of their members are exhibiting work at this exhibition, including Rosemarie O’Leary, Carrie Francis and Glyndwr Brimacombe.

Free entry Thursday -Saturday  10am – 5pm or at other times by appointment.

For further information please visit – https://www.facebook.com/workersgallery/

Tel: 01443 682024

Oriel Davies 2018 Exhibition

 

Oriel Davies Open 2018 | #ODO2018

Call for entries

 

 

Oriel Davies’ biennial, open submission exhibition, ODO, is now live with a call for entries. ODO has a longstanding reputation for having showcased work by some of the most exciting emerging and established artists from across the UK and beyond.

We now invite professional artists and those studying art* to submit entries of recent work in order to be considered for the exhibition taking place 23 June – 5 September 2018. ODO18 has no theme or geographical restrictions.  (*Students aged 18 and over, studying undergraduate or postgraduate visual art courses are eligible to apply)

Prizes

Overall exhibition Prizewinner: £1000 + solo show in 2019

Student Prizewinner: £500

People’s Choice Prizewinner £250

Selection Panel:

Matthew Collings, art critic, writer, broadcaster and artist

Sacha Craddock, art critic and curator

Jane Simpson, artist and founder Galerie Simpson Swansea

Steffan Jones-Hughes, Director, Oriel Davies

Alex Boyd Jones, Curator, Oriel Davies

 

Deadline

5pm, Monday 12 February 2018

Application

For full details and entry form:

www.orieldavies.org/en/open2018

Enquiries to open2018@orieldavies.org or 01686 625041

 

Helfa Gelf

Helfa Gelf Exhibition at Oriel MOSTYN

In-Sight 13
Private view – Friday 17th November 6:30pm
Mostyn Gallery Café
12 Vaughan Street, Llandudno LL30 1AB

 

17 October 2017 – 28 January 2018
A new collection of work by artists from North Wales in MOSTYN Gallery Cafe at MOSTYN, in partnership with Helfa Gelf Art Trail.

Jan Gardner | Angie Hoopert | Andrew Smith | John Smout | Catherine Taylor Parry | Katy Mai Webster

The exhibition is curated by Barry Morris.

Private view – Friday 17th November 6:30pm 

 For further information, visit our website:
https://helfagelf.co.uk

ENJOY!

TV Conwy

TV Conwy have produced this lovely little film about this years Helfa Gelf. Click on the link below to watch. Thanks to TV Conwy.
Please watch, share and enjoy!

https://vimeo.com/242484440