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Future Exhibitions

Rare Visions

Rare Visions

The Welsh Group

Main Gallery

10 June 2017 until 29 July 2017

One of the definitions of the word ‘rare’ is ‘having the component parts not closely packed together’. Such a definition aptly describes this present exhibition which shows the disparate and wide ranging work, processes and practices of this long-established artist’s group.

David Haswell Landscapes

David Haswell Landscapes

Oriel Cafe Gallery

10 June 2017 until 29 July 2017

David Haswell’s interest in painting has developed through wide reading, observation, and endless experimentation. His architectural training has probably influenced his interest in creating strong, but balanced asymmetrical compositions and his choice of colours, which tend to be from a limited palette. David’s  intention is to create highly textured images of the Welsh landscape presented with contrast and bordering on the semi-abstract.

Portal 2017

Portal 2017

Featuring the work of this year’s top UK graduates in the applied arts

Main Gallery

12 August 2017 until 23 September 2017

LGAC have travelled the UK to select the cream of this year’s graduates in the applied arts, searching for those who are pushing the boundaries of applied art whilst maintaining and developing the traditions of their craft. These are the makers and designers destined to lead and shape the next generation of applied artists.

Still

Still

Ceramics from Anne Gibbs

Main Gallery

07 October 2017 until 18 November 2017

Anne Gibbs takes the time to stop and contemplate what she sees and experiences. She is minded to observe what often goes unnoticed, be it a tree on a hill we might see every season or a road junction we might pass everyday. Anne recognises the beauty in things and also acknowledges the pain, both often unexpected. Thus in her fine ceramic work we see calm delicacy often contrasted against rough, found objects. A metal pin might perforate a smooth surface, a sharp edge might be left on an object we could otherwise use.

Anne models and casts work in bone china, using a bright palette of colours. The sculptural ceramics she presents, sometimes in pairs and sometimes in large groups, are punctuated with objects she has collected. Anne’s work maps her life journey so far and does so without presuming what we, as viewers, might see in it.

Still is a chance for us to share and celebrate a wonderful new body of work by Anne as it tours to venues across Wales. The exhibition is accompanied by a variety of engagement activities.

A Mission Gallery National Touring Exhibition curated by Ceri Jones.