Artist: William Brown

Long winter show 2020/21

At The Art Shop PAINTINGS, WORKS ON PAPER, PRINTMAKING, JEWELLERY, CERAMICS We have been preparing The Art Shop for the festive season. In spite of the restrictions, lockdowns, social distancing and all that has been thrown at us, we remain positive for the future. We hope our Winter show will lift your spirits, make you smile… Read more »

The Printmaker – The Art Shop

Upstairs at The Art Shop A diverse and dazzling variety of different print techniques on show by a selection of our gallery artists with a few new names – painters, illustrators and mixed media artists. From exquisite etchings to a linoblock that can be cut on the kitchen table… Painters paint directly onto a surface eg…. Read more »

William Brown 1953-2008. Bogeyman – The Man of Myth

Private View Saturday 28th April 2-4pm, upstairs at The Art Shop On the tenth anniversary of the death of William Brown, The Art Shop & Chapel present a celebration of his legacy. Impregnated by myth – be it Ancient Rome or the idioms of his adopted Wales, his paintings wove the politics of his time and his own… Read more »

Christmas isn’t far away…

Upstairs at The Art Shop & downstairs at the Chapel… The creative energy of artists, designers, artisans & chefs enlivens our space with their innovative works. Jewellery, textiles, ceramics, painting, printmaking, paper art, photography & edible creations.

Favourites from our In-House Collection

Upstairs at The Art Shop This exhibition has been a delight to hang. Bringing work up from our store in the basement was like greeting dear friends not seen for a while. Our selection includes… The lovely George Rowlett, landscape painter, with his gorgeous paintings of flowers from his garden; Cornelia O’Donovan MA RCA, whose work… Read more »

William Brown – Dreaming Awake

Upstairs at The Art Shop We have uncovered a small, dynamic collection of unseen paintings and works on paper. Signed, original relief block prints will be available. “I could begin by stating that I was raised (very Kipling) by bears or wolves but that wouldn’t be the whole truth. In fact, I was born of Scots parents… Read more »

William Brown – New Work

William Brown was born in Toronto, Canada in 1953 and died in Wales, 2008. He is a prolific painter and printmaker whose work is informed by poetry, literature and travel. He exhibits widely in Britain and overseas with shows in France, Belgium, Germany and the Czech Republic. Recent projects have involved sojourns in Galicia, Southern… Read more »

William Brown – Some newly discovered work

William Brown, the fearless, uncompromising maker of paintings, drawings, silkscreen, lino and wood cut prints. These are full of metaphor and magical legends, the Venus of Blaengwynfi, allegorical beasts, the Mari Lwyd, the Welsh Valley and of course his iconic bear. There is a sense of theatre, humour and great tenderness in the work. With… Read more »

William Brown 1953-2008

A collection of unseen drawings and works on paper. Supported by paintings and silkscreen, lino and wood cuts. Drawing was for William Brown an integral part of his daily practice. In fact, he felt it to be an essential part of an artist’s life. He called it his thinking process. William documented what most people… 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 »