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web 3Our next exhibition opening upstairs at the Chapel will be

‘Fin River Swift’ by Julian Meredith

on Friday 13th May 7pm

Large scale wood block prints on elm planks.

Julian will be running a series of Wood Block Printing Workshops throughout the Exhibtion. We are taking names for further dates. Read more here.

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Paintings, works on paper and original signed limited edition lino and wood block prints, all for sale, and some unseen works.

‘Throughout March the beautiful Art Shop & Chapel in Abergavenny shows wild and wonderful paintings by the late William Brown – the Scottish-Canadian artist who worked in Wales until his untimely death in 2008 aged 54. Brown was a force of nature and his work lives on, as vigorous as ever.’ Peter Wakelin (Galleries magazine)

Click here to visit the exhibition page

 

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Rah Rivers  Love Letter Tree mosaic

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Alexis Snell  A little poison  lino block print on glass

‘Artist in the Garden’, our late summer show is now open.

Blooms, blossoms and garlands galore…

Highlights include… exquisite mosaics by Rah Rivers, that run parallel to her paintings of birds, angels, flowers and trees; humorous, one-of-a-kind lino block prints on vintage glass by Alexis Snell; George Rowlett’s delicious oil paintings of flowers from his garden and new collections of ceramics by James Burnett Stuart and Winchcombe Pottery to name a few…

Our ceramic collections continue at the Chapel, Market Street, just a few minutes walk.

 

George Rowlett Foxgloves & Rose Pink Perpetue, Walmer

George Rowlett  Foxgloves & Rose Pink Perpetue  oil on board

Edlas flowers2‘A gift made and given to me on the opening night of the Chapel by my lovely daughter – thanks Edla, so appreciated… and thank you so much to Clive Hicks-Jenkins, what an unexpected delightful gift, a limited edition print from ‘The Mare’s Tale’ published by The Old Stile Press.’ Pauline

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William Brown 'Exploring Bear'. Woodblock Edition of 23 21cm x 21.5cm. £275 unframed

William Brown ‘Exploring Bear’ Woodblock. Edition of 23. 21cm x 21.5cm. £275 unfram

William Brown 'Bears Having a Chat' Woodblock. Edition of 23. 23cm x 29.5cm. £275 unframed

William Brown ‘Bears Having a Chat’ Woodblock. Edition of 23. 23cm x 29.5cm. £275 unframed

William Brown 'Bears Reaching for Pears' Woodblock. Edition of 23. 21cm x 21.5cm. £275 unframed

William Brown ‘Bears Reaching for Pears’ Lino cut. Edition of 23. 18cm x 19cm. £275 unframed

We have set up a Print Room as part of our current exhibition ‘An Anthology of Work by Painters & Printmakers’Many artists, particularly painters are also printmakers. There often seems to be a natural progression. The work in this show is primarily by painters who have regularly exhibited at The Art Shop. They often produce innovative and exciting printmaking too.

Framed and unframed limited edition Lino, wood block, wood engraving, collograph & silkscreen prints are available. You can select an unframed edition and use our framing service, with a wide range of mouldings, mounts and prices.

The late William Brown – the painter of the iconic bear, whose paintings and drawings we have been fortunate to exhibit. Here is the work of an extraordinary, playful, powerful and inventive printmaker, working in lino block, wood block and silkscreen. He originally started printmaking for his friends (poets and writers). These blocks and silk screens are now with his printmaker, Pete Williams, in Cardiff who is producing runs of William’s work in small editions. Although not signed by the artist they are authenticated with a seal. These prints are very collectable and hang so well with his paintings.

Exhibitions are open to public viewing every Tuesday – Saturday, 9.15 – 17.00

 

 

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A Late Summer Show…

Collections of artworks – paintings, drawings, printworks, ceramics and jewellery.

Visit our current exhibition page and see a wonderful show of work.

Something for everyone…

 

 

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We think these screen-printed notecards by Tara are exquisite!

They feature images from the book ‘The Night Life of Trees’Each pack contains 10 cards of  4 designs printed onto black handmade paper. They are created in the Gond tribal art style from Central India.

‘In Gond belief, trees stand in the middle of life, and the spirit of many things lie in them. They are busy all day, giving shade and support and shelter and food to all. Only when night falls can they find rest for themselves, and then, under quiet dark skies, the spirits that live in them are revealed.’ 

Created by three of the finest living artists of the Gond tradition, these are a tribute to the majesty of trees, and to old ways of relating to the natural world.