Artist: Sarah Thwaites

Welsh Landscape – Tirlun Cymru

CELEBRATING THE NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD ABERGAVENNY 2016 We are thrilled to be involved in this unique event in the lifetime of our town, Abergavenny. Join us for the private view on Thursday 4th August beginning with drinks at 6pm at The Art Shop, moving onto the Chapel where the Cor Meibion Talgarth Male Choir will perform. There will be an afternoon talk chaired by… Read more »

Unfolding I 2007

The Art Shop is holding a special exhibition, the first of many we hope, on Book Art. This is an opportunity to see and buy one-off and small limited editions and related artwork by book artists from around the world. You will see many examples of working methods, both traditional and contemporary, from screenprinting, etching… 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 »

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 »

Artist in the Garden – Summer Show 2009

A summer assortment of new artists and Art Shop favourites. Printing on textiles workshop with Cornelia O’Donovan RCA

Artist in the Garden – Summer Show 2013

A gallery filled with colour – our annual summer show. As any gardener knows, this is the time when our gardens really start to perform – verdant green, lush gardens bursting into colour. Showcasing… Matt Caines – Drifts of…small enough to hold in a hand, Inuit inspired exquisite carvings in shed antler – birds, fish,… Read more »

Sarah Thwaites – Inner Landscapes

Sarah Thwaites – Lyrically evocative paintings of landscape and place, beautifully observed and rich in complexity and contrast. Her second solo show at The Art Shop. Sarah Thwaites has lived and worked near Abergavenny for the past 18 years. Born in London in 1959, she studied at Wimbledon School of Art and Goldsmith’s College. Her… Read more »

The Long Winter Show 2013

An eclectic collection of art and toys by painters, printmakers, jewellers, ceramic makers and sculptors. Upstairs there is a series of rooms in a domestic interior where works are found in unexpected contexts to emphasise their beauty and uniqueness… In a room (of cobalt green and viridian), lit up by glorious, painterly paintings by Royal… Read more »