Penarth born artist Andrew Coslett has worked in the graphics industry for over thirty years. His original paintings can be found in private collections throughout the World. Andrew's inspiration hasdeveloped from his love of Art and Photography and a strong sense of his Welsh heritage. With his unique style he has chosen to portray the heart of Welsh communities, displaying both their historical, and cultural aspects.
Situated in Llandaff, Cardiff "Off the Wall", opens its gothic doors at the Old Probate Registry, to the people of Wales and afar, promoting international, modern, contemporary art, as investmentpieces. Our aim is to bring art to a wider market where you do not have to be wealthy or even knowledgeable about contemporary art to buy it. The artists featured are already well known and some are starting to make a name for themselves, so this art could be a valuable investment.
My name is Mark Stafford and following a lot of travelling around the country I have come to settle in North Wales. I am a huge nature lover and landscape painter. I enjoy nothing more than walkingoff a sunday roast in the surrounding forests and mountains with my wife and dog. I have been interested in art ever since I could first hold a pencil or brush.
Rob Parslow is a visual artist working out of the historic hill town of Llantrisant, Rhondda. His main subject matter is the rugged and beautiful landscapes and seascapes of Wales in particular, andalso echoes of the industrial lecacy of former years when coal and iron ruled. He has a particular affection for the coastline of his native Wales especially Pembrokeshire and the high fells of the Brecon Beacons and also the Lake District in Cumbria and the fishing harbours of the UK.
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.
Arts Alive Wales is an educational arts charity based in Crickhowell, South Powys. We are driven by a passion for using the arts to engage, inspire, and enhance the quality of life of people in ourlocal communities. We work across Mid and South East Wales with professional artists to provide opportunities for active participation in the arts, particularly for children, young people and vulnerable groups.
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.
Barrie J Davies is an artist. Born and based in Wales he has been a practicing artist for over ten years has had up to fourteen solo exhibitions and been in over hundred & seven group exhibitionsworldwide. In paint he uses a provocative, colourful psychedelic and humourous approach to expose the human condition: notions of success, money, glamour, love, death, sex, gender & religion are picked at with dry comedic use of tragedy meshed with absurdity.
Artes Mundi is an internationally focused arts organisation that identifies, recognises and supports contemporary visual artists who engage with the human condition, social reality and livedexperience. Founded in 2002 by Welsh artist William Wilkins, Artes Mundi is best known for its biennial international Exhibition and Prize which takes place in Cardiff. The exhibition is Wales' biggest and most exciting contemporary visual art show.
Hold regular exhibitions of Fine and Applied Arts. Stock the very best artists' materials and fine papers. Nourish and delight the artist and creative child with inspirational books and independentmagazines. Serve simple, delicious food from our kitchen and of course good coffee. Have a garden where the sun can shine all day, designed and planted by Sarah Price. Host workshops with painters, printmakers, textile artists, writers and musicians.
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.
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.
The craftsman gallery was established in 1978 at Killay Precinct, Killay, Swansea. We've been at our present address since 1987 and have sold Welsh artists' works to many parts of the world. We arealways very welcoming to new artists, if you wish to display your work with us please contact the gallery. We give generous discounts to artists who have their pictures framed with us, especially artist exhibitions. Businesses also take in framing for us, i.e. galleries and photographers.
Alison Bradley Gallery is located in the North Wales village of Betws-y-coed - the Gateway to Snowdonia and home of Britain's first Artists' Colony from 1844 to 1914. At the Gallery you will find thefull range of Alison's oil paintings and charcoal drawings. Her subjects cover Welsh Landscape, Coastal Scenes, and Animals & Rural Life. In addition to her original works we also display a range of digital reproduction prints and greetings cards.
There's more to MOSTYN than its reputation as the leading gallery of contemporary art in Wales, UK. In its six galleries, cafê and meeting room MOSTYN shows exciting exhibitions which showcase thebest contemporary art in Wales and from around the world.
Goff was born in 1949 in the small South Wales town of Brynmawr, where his artistic interests were first noticed and encouraged by his very supportive art teacher, Ken Jones, at the local grammarschool. On leaving school, Goff trained at the West of England college of Art, Bristol, Cardiff College of Art and Cardiff University. He then taught at St Illtyd's College, Cardiff until moving into the management of education for a number of local authorities in South East Wales.
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.
I am a Welsh Artist currently living in Newport. After completing an Art Foundation course in Cardiff I went on to Graduated with a Fine Art Degree from Canterbury Christ Church University in 2011.The Paintings arrive from direct observation of a chosen subject. This can be a still life, a single flower or a person. Drawings are a way of recording the subject and finding a boundary that best suits it allowing the subject to be given a purpose which can be taken to the canvas.
The Gift Horse Gallery was established in Cardiff, South Wales in 1992 and specializes in contemporary fine art prints by artists throughout the UK. We also stock a range of original paintings bylocal and national artists. As well as pictures, The Gift Horse Gallery stocks a wide selection of jewellery, by designers such as Kit Heath and Sheila Fleet. We also stock glass by Leonardo and pottery by Pool Pottery and a range of UK made bronze figures and animals.
We have two luxury holiday cottages in the out buildings, Perfect for that quite getaway close to fantastic mountains and long wooded walks. Not to mention a six bedroom Country House and a fantasticwine bar. Apart from our regular exhibition launches, Ffin y Parc Gallery has many other plans to host a variety of exciting events including Jazz Evenings. If you would like to be kept informed please add your details to "contact us" above.