A site-specific piece about the construction of the reservoir Llyn Celyn, flooding the Tryweryn Valley and demolishing the village of Capel Celyn in the process. This piece is a continuation of an ongoing theme relating to displacement. In this case, the displacement of the village residents to provide water to Liverpool. The events that happened […]Read more "Degree Show – Artist Statement"
June 8th 2018: After many weeks of preparation the Grwp LLandrillo Menai Degree Show was all ready to receive its first visitors. My Artist Statement for the above piece is shown below: A site-specific piece about the construction of the reservoir Llyn Celyn, flooding the Tryweryn Valley and demolishing the village of Capel Celyn in […]Read more "Grwp LLandrillo Menai Degree Show"
The following list outlines the external activities relating to Fine Art that I have completed in the 2017-2018 academic year. May 2018 Expression of Interest in We’re From Further South Than You We’re From Further South Than You Visit to Castle Park Art Gallery – Meriem Alami Opening: Castle Park Art Gallery Visit to Second Year Exhibition […]Read more "Professional Practice"
24th May 2018 I am continuing to investigate studio space and have discovered the ACS Studio Prize, which I intend to apply for. ACS Studio Prize The Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS) is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that administers intellectual property rights on behalf of visual artists. The Prize: For a second year running, ACS is […]Read more "Finding a Studio"
28th April 2018 Investigating more political collage today – the following two artists I find interesting because they work in a similar way to aspects of this project that I have been considering. In relation to my own work and Tryweryn, certainly the site has a lot of historical context and the trauma experienced by […]Read more "Degree Show – Research"
Sunday 20th May 2018 Today I prepared my digital portfolio to be used in the Viva to be held on Wednesday. The result is shown below. I have also made a PowerPoint Presentation to use in the Viva. Digital PortfolioRead more "Digital Portfolio"
Friday 18th May 2018 Today I visited the Castle Park Art Gallery for the opening of my fellow students exhibition of work. A really lovely Art space and an excellent exhibition- well worth visiting. I was particularly inspired by the red intertwining wire and papier-mâché pieces drawn from the Weaver and spent a long time […]Read more "Castle Park Art Gallery"
Tuesday 14th May 2018 Today I visited Galeri to see the second year students exhibition. I felt that they had put on a good show, especially given there were a lot less of them than in our group.Read more "Galeri – Second Year Exhibition Visit"
Update June 2018: Unfortunately on this occasion I was not accepted for this residency. May 2018: Completed my application for the Stiwdio Maelor/Helfa Gelf Residency. Below is my application. Below is the Artist Statement I submitted along with the images.Read more "Stiwdio Maelor/Helfa Gelf Residency"
Thursday 24th May 2018 I learned today that I had been unsuccessful in this application. I am disappointed too that I didn’t get through, however I am also very optimistic about the opportunities coming up. I always say that if something is meant for you it won’t pass you by. Being at the stage where I’m about to […]Read more "Edge 2 Exhibition at Pontio – Helfa Gelf"