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Carys Evans and her women

November 6, 2017 0 Comments
Carys Evans and her women

Just over a year since her last solo show in Swansea Carys Evans has another, in the Kooywood Gallery in Cardiff.  Again there are around forty paintings – large and small, on canvas and board, in oils, mixed media and pastel.  A dominant theme runs through many of them – the lives of women.  Not […]

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Swansea art now

July 23, 2016 2 Comments
Swansea art now

Set alongside Cardiff, its ancient rival, Swansea wins no prizes.  Or so it seems. Political and financial power has long been concentrated in the capital.  Cardiff’s economic magnet increases its force year by year.  As a shopping centre Swansea has steadily lost ground – even Carmarthen has more to offer these days.  Jobs tend to […]

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Swansea Met fine art degree show 2013

May 27, 2013 1 Comment
Swansea Met fine art degree show 2013

When they get towards the end of their courses most undergraduates prove themselves in the private silence of the exam hall. Art students are different. Their end-of-year work is brutally laid bare, on gallery display for all to see – examiners, peers and public. If you belong to the latter group, how should you approach […]

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