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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A series of exhibitions in SPW's exhibition space celebrates the depth and diversity of printmaking facilitated by us, alongside the presses used to produce the prints. Visit our NOW ON page fordetails of all the exhibitions throughout the year. Using the Thomas' poem, The hunchback in the park and broadcast piece, Return Journey, artists from Swansea Print Workshop explored the city and places close to the poet's heart. These prints are for sale individually from a limited edition of 30.
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.
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.
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.
We are very lucky to have a diverse and accomplished group of artists who regularly show with us. Most of the work available in the gallery are original pieces which we can mail by arrangement.Limited edition prints by R N Banning, Arwen Banning, Michelle Scragg and Katie Allen are available to buy online.