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.
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.