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Wyndcliffe Court: sculpture garden

Wyndcliffe Court is to close its sculpture gardens after September 25th this year.  It was urgent to visit, and we were lucky with the weather; not so lucky with Mike’s navigation from Newport, where we picked up my Swindon friend … Continue reading

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Penarth Open Studio Trail 2016: textiles

A quick afternoon on the Open Studio Trail in Penarth was very worthwhile: we popped into a couple of favourites and spent more time with textile artists Judy Stephens and Sarah Fisher, both Women’s Arts Association members. Judy Stephens has … Continue reading

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Women’s Art in review

This year, the exhibitions for Women’s Arts Association in Art Central, Barry and Llanover Hall had reviews by one of our further-flung members, Gina Smith, for Female Arts Magazine. Gina travelled down from the Midlands and we had an enjoyable … Continue reading

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Art celebrating International Women’s Day

Every March and April has celebrations marking International Women’s Day, and women in the arts have again done themselves proud with excellent exhibitions and events. Here are a few which I have been to, involving good friends and strangers (friends … Continue reading

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Picking Up The Thread: fibre arts

The Women’s Arts Association opted for some imaginative fun in their autumn show. “Picking Up The Thread” is on show at Butetown History & Arts Centre on Bute Street until November 29th. The theme is fibre and the interpretation has … Continue reading

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Dilys Jackson at Art Central

Art Central, Barry’s gallery space in the Town Hall, is a big and airy and Dilys Jackson‘s artworks covering 70 years filled it gloriously for a popular opening. Retrospectives are always interesting because you can see new sides to an … Continue reading

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Caerphilly Creatives Art Week: a studio in Nelson

Sunshine brightened Rosemarie O’Leary‘s colourful open studio in Nelson even more.  Rosemarie was sharing her studio with print-maker Sandra Anstiss as part of Caerphilly Creatives Art Week, and I had finally got there on the last day, in part because … Continue reading

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