Artist: Alexis Snell

Painters & Printmakers

Recent paintings and limited editions of handmade prints by artists who regularly exhibit at our gallery and introducing some new names. There is an overlap between painting and printmaking and the imagery of the work is very diverse – mythology, beasts and whimsical creatures, dreams, visions, metaphorical journeys and long remembered places, narratives…

Unfolding IV 2010

Celebrating the book as contemporary art… Unique, one-off pieces, small multiples and framed original designs. All work is made or conceived by artists; fine artists, book artists, illustrators, typographers, writers, poets, book binders and printers, who may work collaboratively or alone. Formats and making methods vary enormously, including book art by embroiderers and ceramic artists…. Read more »

Where The Wonderful Happens – Winter Show 2012

A Winter Circus of make believe. Cabinets of curiosities, extravaganzas of peep shows, this is a place where talented makers and performers come together. The circus has a deep attraction with artists, makers and performers. Painters, printmakers, jewellers and ceramic artists at The Art Shop have collaborated to put on a show of story telling… Read more »

Winter Show 2007

Excerpts from Jayne Lennard’s travelling exhibition ‘Folk Art and Fairy Tales’. Jayne transforms discarded objects into magical pieces such as ‘The Princess and the Pea’- elements of half remembered tales, passed down through generations gathering new strands along the way. Blown glass vessel forms by Clare Henshaw, outside and inside cased with colour. New collection… Read more »

Winter Show 2008

An opportunity to see a special collection of paintings by George Rowlett, by kind permission of Art Space Gallery: Michael Richardson Contemporary Art, London. Also showcasing work by new, young printmakers, Jazmin Velasco, Mexican illustrator, printmaker and member of the Greenwich Printmakers Association, recent Cardiff graduate Marega Palser and Stephanie Turnbull. Recently discovered watercolours from… Read more »

Winter Show 2011

Alchemy of the Imagination Showcasing 3 artists Jayne Lennard – Sculptures inspired by the written word. Jayne transforms discarded objects and captures the intrinsic magic of the fairy tale. Amanda Caines – Contemporary jewellery made from found and discarded pieces that were once worn and loved. Glass, semi-precious stones and vintage jewellery lend a sense… Read more »

Abergavenny Food Festival 2007

An exhibition of special ingredients – platters, plates, jugs and cups, with slips and glazes to enhance your food. Commissioned works – photography, etchings, lino/wood blocks, paintings & drawings by selected artists. ‘Dining is and always was a great artistic opportunity’ – Frank Lloyd Wright Featuring work by photographer Toril Brancher – Associations – photographs… Read more »

Abergavenny Food Festival 2012

A Theatre of Plates – An exhibition of artist decorated ceramics Stimulate the senses with a fusion of art, trickery and fun. 1 Take a piece of vintage, reclaimed China 2 A selection of porcelain pens in many colours 3 A visual artist Combine these with imaginative flare and themes – maybe flora, mythology, follies… Read more »