Exhibitions

Local Artists, Local Scenes

Local Artists, Local Scenes

16 September 2017 to 11 November 2017
Tannery Gallery

A selling exhibition from the collection of Paul and Kate Beech in aid of the Glasfryn Project – the conversion of an adjacent property into a store for MOMA Machynlleth’s ever growing Tabernacle Collection.

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Neil Canning

Origin

16 September 2017 to 25 November 2017
Owen Owen Gallery

With this exhibition Neil Canning returns to Wales, his home for nearly 10 years from 1990, a crucial time in the development of his work. This exhibition begins with paintings made in Wales at that time, traces his progress after he moved to St Ives, Cornwall, and concludes with new works re-examining the ever changing moods of the Welsh landscape.



Tim Iliffe

In Our Minds There are Many Rooms

23 September 2017 to 18 November 2017
Sculpture Space

Through this exhibition Tim Iliffe wants to open up a dialogue with others regarding mental health. As a result of workshops and mailouts 100s of people have transformed K size medication boxes to reflect their state of mind. These decorated boxes are suspended in columns by Tim to create a fascinating installation.



Nicky Arscott

Llanbrynmair – Soft Mutations

23 September 2017 to 02 December 2017
Pulpit Room & Stairs

Nicky Arscott explores the nuances of the village of Llanbrynmair through a large-scale poetry comic. These large panels will also be produced in paper form by comic book publisher Mother Mary Press.



Kim Dewsbury

Still Life

14 October 2017 to 02 December 2017
Ruralist Room

Kim Dewsbury’s work is inspired by her rural surroundings. In this series of still life paintings she seeks to give a solidity and reality to her choice of often unassuming subject matter, sometimes placing objects within a related landscape.



Liz Rothwell

Looking Back

21 October 2017 to 25 November 2017
Bridge

Liz Rothwell moved from Manchester to Machynlleth in 1980, drawn by the beautiful scenery of the Dyfi Valley. The ancient oak woods are her inspiration, with their gestural forms, bark patterns, blankets of mosses and lichens, their seasonal colours and changing moods. She is also interested in how mood and character is expressed by gesture in the human body.



Brian Adams

Windows, Mirrors and Shadows

21 October 2017 to 02 December 2017
Foyer

Thoughts on the photographic image in the age of the selfie. Self portraiture has been established in photography long before the present obsession for “selfies” began. Inspired by the book “Self Portrait” by American photographer Lee Friedlander, Brian Adams’ own photographs explore the nature of the photographic image through the use of the self-portrait.



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