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Artist announced for Residency

We were overwhelmed by the amazing response to our call: submissions from all over the world bid to be artist-in-residence at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. Over 280 artists, musicians, performers, writers and composers put forward amazing and passionate ideas for this unique opportunity....

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30 September
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Exhibition programme now available!

  The first of three publications to accompany flora has arrived and is available to buy. This programme focuses on the exhibition, introducing each artist's work and offering a compelling historical and contemporary art context in an essay by Frances Woodley. 32page, full colour. ISBN 978-1-870797-85-6 RRP £3 (plus P&P £1) For information...

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03 September
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flora opening night

Some great snaps from the opening of flora on Saturday 23 May, featuring artist talks from Jacques Nimki, Clare Twomey & Ori Gersht. Officially opened by Louise Wright, Portfolio Manager, Arts Council of Wales. flora is a spectacular exhibition celebrating the significance of flowers in contemporary art at Oriel Davies and beyond. ...

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04 June
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Call for Artists

Call for Artists: Oriel Davies announces the first of two flora artist residencies. As part of flora, an ambitious arts project, originated by Oriel Davies we invite professional artists working across any medium from Wales and further afield to apply for a residency at the acclaimed and...

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26 May
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Oriel Davies commissions Wales based artist Owen Griffiths for ambitious gardening project in Newtown

Over the next eighteen months four new commissions, two artist residencies, and work on loan from national and international artists, private collectors and UK National and Regional collections will explore the powerful effect that flowers present within different arts practices. Three newly commissioned works will be...

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19 May
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flora opening 23 May 2015

Opening event: Saturday 23 May, 5-8pm with artist talks Ori Gersht, Jacques Nimki, Clare Twomey 5-6pm. Opened by Louise Wright Portfolio Manager of Visual Arts at Arts Council of Wales. As the iconic Chelsea Flower Show comes to a close Oriel Davies launches flora, a spectacular...

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28 April
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Flora Announcement

Oriel Davies has been awarded a National Touring Grant from Arts Council of Wales enabling a hugely ambitious exhibition project titled flora to take place across the breadth of Wales this year and throughout 2016. Launches at Oriel Davies, Newtown, 23 May 2015. Comprising new commissions,...

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20 April
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