Knowing that you are supporting an independent shop; the type of shop that enlivens the High Street and helps keep a community vibrant; the type of shop that you love visiting and browsing through.Satisfaction in knowing that you are helping to reward those with creative and entrepreneurial skills; no matter where they are in the world. You're helping to give a huge boost in confidence and encouragement that can enable an independent source of income; hugely important to every one of us.
The Welfare - Ystradgynlais is an arts and community centre situated in the Swansea Valley. A versatile venue offering conference and private hire facilities as well as popular entertainment. Withmusic, live theatre performances, regular cinema, specialist film screenings and weekly community events. The Welfare has something the whole family can enjoy.
Our On-Line Shop will be selling limited edition prints and original pictures. With a large selection of Dog-Wildlife-Country and Landscape Images showing the Best of Wales and the U.K. You will alsofind Figurative/Contemporary and Original Paintings by our Gallery Artists.
Having always handled fabrics as a child, I relished the opportunity to use clay, paint, textiles and constructions whilst studying for a teaching degree in Art, Craft and Design. I currently workpart time with disadvantaged adults and undertake school and community art projects. I enjoy facilitating groups to engage in the making process.
Using our unique online Picture Frame Builder, simply upload and view your artwork online in a choice of Picture Frames or Mounts to create your custom made picture frames of any size. Or for medalpicture frames use our Military Medal Frame Builder or Sports Medal Frame Builder. Do you have treasured items kept out of sight that you'd like to display in a picture frame? Be it military or sports medals, special memorabilia, a certificate, or something more unusual.
Mark Cox is an established artist working and living in West Wales. Mark enjoys painting many and varied subjects in both oils and watercolours but he specialises in painting the landscape and peopleof Wales. Mark has an honours degree in fine art and values the traditional skills and techniques that can only be learnt with years of study and experience. I am a very lucky man being able to work as an artist, something I am passionate about.
King Street Gallery is an artist lead co-operative gallery set up to show and sell our own work. We generally have around 30 members and mount regular selling exhibitions of members' work every twomonths. We also have a gallery known as the Chate Room for visiting artists which is also used for hiring out for workshops, talks and presentations. We regularly hold opening launch parties for new gallery and visiting exhibitions, usually on a Friday evening.
Attic Gallery is Wales' longest established private gallery. It was founded in 1962 to highlight the work of contemporary artists working in Wales. Located in the Maritime Quarter of Swansea, SouthWales it shows the work of some of the principality's most important artists. There is a full programme of solo exhibitions and group shows with a changing display of new paintings, graphics and sculpture.
Textile Artist Melissa Warren likes to challenge the boundaries of knitting. Based in the Rhondda in South Wales, Melissa works with knitting machines, combining hand-dying of pieces of knitting andyarns with structural elements to create large sculptural pieces, wearable body art and more traditional accessories.
Mission Gallery has developed a reputation for dynamic and distinctive programming, to present excellence across the visual arts, applied arts and craft, from across Wales and beyond. With exhibitionspace, craft space, learning space, events, residency opportunities and more. Mission Gallery provides the local and wider community with opportunities to develop their understanding and knowledge of art.