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Coronavirus COVID-19 gallery guidelines

Coronavirus COVID-19 Gallery Guidelines Art by Osian has reopened its doors to the public. We are proactively implementing Coronavirus COVID-19 Gallery Guidelines for visiting the gallery. We shall adhere to the Government’s Guidance and The Arts Council of Wales recommendations. This is to facilitate […]

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Plugging into something else.

Image: Lockdown 12.04.20 This started in the first week of UK Lockdown, when I caught myself bogged down in the daily mire of scrolling through the newsless news app. What am I looking at? Anguished and tearful at articles more frightening […]

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Notes from a small town …

Notes from a small town: Wednesday 22 April 2020 Until a few weeks ago I expected to be in Stockholm at this time, not just in Stockholm but at Supermarket Art Fair. Instead I find myself in here the small […]

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All in the best possible taste!

I’ve just read a very interesting article in the New York Times by Michael Pollan called Weeds Are Us. In a way, it develops the point I was making last week about having empathy for non-human species – namely, weeds. […]

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The OVADA Covid Quilt

Embroider, Stitch, Applique, Weave, Sew, Knit or Print!

The squares you create will eventually be sewn together to make a giant quilt as a memorial to the shared experience of the pandemic and exhibited in our warehouse gallery space.

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How to be an empathetic human?

I was clearing out the bindweed from my garden this weekend when it occured to me that, in a way, it is like a virus. By that I mean that it is a form of nature which, in seeking to […]

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I can’t imagine a future without creativity

In this time of crisis, when normal life has been so uprooted, it’s important to be able to adapt to the changing situation. The same is true for us artists as anyone. For example, when the Williamson Art Gallery’s Open […]

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How do we live without each other?

Here in the UK, we are enduring the second week of self-isolation (aka lockdown). I struggle with anxiety and depression even in normal life and this pandemic has just made it so much worse. I really miss my freedom of […]

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Water saves lives

In this time of the coronavirus crisis, we’re being asked to regularly wash our hands to curb infection. If people are anything like me, this will increase our water usage just when we’re meant to be preserving it to save […]

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And now, in a break to our usual programming…

It is entirely impossible for me to ignore the coronavirus crisis this week… As I type, I’m self-isolating, as advised by the UK government, due to having flu symptoms. I don’t know what it was but it passed on Sunday […]

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Developing Your Creative Practice. Arts council cancellation

  Project Name: I am somebody Project Number: DYCP-00217828 Thank you for making an application to Developing Your Creative Practice. Due to the unfolding situation with Coronavirus-Covid 19 we’re sorry to have to tell you that we are not able […]

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Developing Your Creative Practice.Arts council cancellation

Project Name: I am somebody Project Number: DYCP-00217828 Thank you for making an application to Developing Your Creative Practice. Due to the unfolding situation with Coronavirus-Covid 19 we’re sorry to have to tell you that we are not able to […]

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That’s Why You Should never Swallow Bubble Gum

Ten days ago Roberto and I welcomed friends, colleagues, regular supporters and some new faces to That’s Why You Never Swallow Bubble Gum – Roberto’s wonderfully colourfully “absurd” exhibition installation at Glitter Ball showroom & projects.   To say that […]

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Insuring against Coronavirus

Hi there, My small company (Solarcan) is exhibiting at The Photography Show at the NEC from the 14-17th March. I’ve paid £2100 for my stand however I am unsure whether or not I am covered by my a-n insurance policy […]

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