Current exhibitions

Welsh/Cymraeg

Oriel Fach

Sculpture by Mark Halliday

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Stairs

Continuation of work by Lee Williams and Jonathan Anderson

Shipping
Lee Williams

Coal Dust Mandala 12
Jonathan Anderson

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Main gallery 3D area

Assorted ceramics and jewellery by students and well-known artists

 

 

 

Lee Williams and Jonathan Anderson

7 January to 18 February

ATTESA


The word Attesa means hope or expectation, and the spatialist artist Lucio Fontana wrote it on the back of his slashed canvases. It is with this optimism that these artists Lee have come together to work on this collection.

The paintings in this exhibition are linked to industrial heritage through their materiality which sees the use of coal dust and rust/iron ore integrated into the painting technique. The artists come from industrial backgrounds and have used this experience to make their work. The work aims to engage with the idea that the UK is part of a global network, industrialised and connected. This work aims to be an antidote to the malaise and cultural amnesia which has been evident over the decline of industry. Some areas of the UK still have an industrial base, sometimes a very different base from the heavy industry of the past but raw materials and goods are still being imported and exported to and from all parts of the globe.

The results are beautiful colourful abstract compositions and they create a stunning exhibition which looks splendid in the white space of the gallery.

Death on Horizon 2
Lee Williams
Resin, primer,iron ore, acid on canvas
£500

Coal Dust Mandala 1
Jonathan Anderson
Coal dust on found board
£960

Coal Dust Mandala 2
Jonathan Anderson
Coal dust on found board
£960

Cargo
Lee Williams
Silkscreen resin, iron ore, acids on canvas
£1500 (individually £180)

Coal Dust Mandala 3
Jonathan Anderson
Coal dust on found board
£1200

Coal Dust Mandala 4
Jonathan Anderson
Coal dust on found board
£960

Coal Dust Mandala 5
Jonathan Anderson
Coal dust on found board
£960

Death on the Horizon
Lee Williams
Acid, primer and iron ore
on canvas
£350

Untitled
Lee Williams
Acid, iron ore, resin
£200