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Know when to stop! Spreading myself too thinly?

One thing after another! Just back from Florence; Delivered my first Art workshop; made a mad dash to Bury st. Edmunds to deliver 3 paintings for the Suffolk Open Studios exhibition; Welsh Residency; first week of term for my Thursday […]

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Speeding up

My life is on fast forward again. Well is it ever anything else? So hard to say no to any opportunity and so very conscious of time running out. ‘We only have one life so use every moment’… such a […]

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A Q&A with… Claire Barclay, artist responding to industrial contexts

For ‘Deep Spoils’, the Glasgow-based Scottish artist’s first exhibition in Wales, Claire Barclay has responded to the history and architecture of Swansea’s Mission Gallery by reconfiguring existing works alongside new elements. Anneka French discovers more about her distinctive practice that draws on industrial motifs to explore materiality and memory.

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Now Showing #237: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: punctured funerary portraits in London, intimacy and autonomy in Dundee, wildflower seeds in Glasgow, intimate moving image in Powys, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh stories in Northampton.

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The Beginning of Something

For my first series of paintings this year I wanted a challenge. I wanted to document and translate scenes that contain all the forms, shapes and weather conditions of our landscape. I chose Wales as my muse. From vivid green […]

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SIT & SPOON

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  • Venue:
    Workers Gallery
  • From:
    February 01, 2018
  • To:
    March 17, 2018
  • Location:
    Wales
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Stiwdio Maelor residency progress

This last week at Stiwdio Maelor will from a basis of collecting further surface castings in Corris; these will form a series of development and research for a new body of work. Since beginning this residency my work has developed […]

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Corris (floor work development)

The works during this residency have developed into a ‘series’ based on Corris and has therefore become a site-specific development of a new body of work. I’ve began to investigate spatial relationships between the organic and industry; using casting processes […]

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Corris (slate series)

This first week has involved taking some time to engage and explore Corris, taking walks along the mountains, fields and through this quaint village. The large quantities of slate slabs of walls and fences, and slate pieces abandoned outside houses, the […]

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Corris (earth series)

I’ll be spending three weeks as artist in residence in the Attic Studio at Stiwdio Maelor in Corris, North Wales. Having spent the last few months isolated from my practice this residency is an opportunity to research, engage and focus […]

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Artist in Residence at Stiwdio Maelor

Artist in Residence in the attic studio at Stiwdio Maelor. This blog will support my residency research, documentation and process of making.

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Pictures of… Walker & Bromwich’s Slate or State at Penrhyn Castle

Artists Walker & Bromwich have created a new installation at the National Trust property near Bangor which, along with a community engagement project and video featuring archival footage and song, presents the history of The Great Strike of Penrhyn in the early 1900s and explores its contemporary resonance.

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First week in the basement.

As a neglected child, with a neglected history and heritage, my first question was: What does neglect look like? It becomes easier to remember when alone in the basement and without any contact to the outside world. There is also […]

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