Tag: Carys Evans

A walk to see Melangell

August 21, 2020 2 Comments
A walk to see Melangell

It’s an airless morning in the dog days of August, and the temperature is already around 23 degrees.  I’m setting out from Lake Vyrnwy on a pilgrimage – a walk over the hills to the church and shrine of St Melangell in Cwm Pennant. Of all the Welsh saints Melangell comes at the top of […]

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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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New paintings by Carys Evans

September 26, 2016 2 Comments
New paintings by Carys Evans

In the Ceri Richards Gallery is a collection of around 40 paintings by Carys Evans – her first solo exhibition since graduating in fine art in Swansea in 2013.  The pictures are varied in size and in medium, but all of them share Carys’s persistent themes: female figures in domestic settings; birds, cats and other […]

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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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