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'The Beginnings' - Artist Network Exhibtion

 

Exhibition Dates: 7 September - 17 October 2017

 

Celf o Gwmpas is delighted to unveil our innuagural Artist Network Exhibition.  

 

We are launching the show with a preview on Wednesday 6 September, including live poetry readings by Artist in Residence Helen Ivory, poet Martin Figura to celebrate the conclusion of Ivory's 'Personal Mapping' residency.

 

Peview Event: 6 September 5.00 - 7.00pm All Welcome

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'Personal Mapping' with artist Helen Ivory

 

Workshop Dates: 4, 5, 6 & 7 September 2017

 

A series of  workshops giving disabled artists a safe space to map a personal walking journey through Powys. The workshops will focus on gathering materials through group discussions and activities, to encourage them to keep journals or sketchbooks and produce a series of poems and word image collages.

 

The workshops will culminate in an Exhibition and Live Reading taking place on 6 September 2017.

 

Cost £3.50 per session.  Booking essential

Sponsored Walk 2017

 

Date: 9 & 10 September 2017

 

This year the intrepid Celf o Gwmpas Walkers will be walking the third stage of Offa's Dyke - from Kington to Brompton Crossroads...

Last year we walked a total of 32.26 miles and raised an amazing £950!!  

 

The Celf o Gwmpas Walkers are made up of Staff, Trustees, Volunteers, Artists and Friends.  If you would like to get involved, please contact kayte.phillips@celfogwmpas.org

'Helen Ivory - Personal Mapping'

 

Ivory is an English poet, artist, tutor and editor, winning an Eric Gregory Award in 1999.  She is an experienced creative writing tutor and workshop leader and has taught both undergraduates and in adult education for around ten years.  Her fourth Bloodaxe Books collection is Waiting for Bluebeard (2013)

 

Ivory's 3 week residency will take place during May, June and September 2017.

 

The residency aims to give space to artists to gather materials through group discussions and activities, to encourage them to keep journals or sketchbooks and produce a series of poems and word image collages that map a personal journey.

 

The residency and workshops will culminate in an Exhibition and Live Reading taking place on 6 September 2017.

 

Ira Lightman

'Ira Lightman - Alternative Realities'

 

Lightman makes public art and poetry.  He is a regular on BBC Radio 3's The Verb, and his books include Mustard Tart as Lemon (Red Squirrel Press 2011), I, Love Poetry (Knives, Forks and Spoons 2012) and Duetcetera (Shearsman 2009).

 

Lightman's 2 week residency will take place during September 2017.

 

The residency aims to create a place for groups to imagine possible interpretations of ordinary things, and to explore methods and materials.

 

The residency and workshops will create a piece of public art at The Gilfach Centre, St Harmon September 2017.

 

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'Scott Berry - Confusement'

 

Learning disabled artist Scott Berry from the Nina Haggerty Centre in Alberta, Cananda  will spend time with Celf in a high tech ground breaking residency opportunity...

 

Berry works in a variety of materials with a focus on drawing, painting and making mannequins. In 2011 he fulfilled his dream of creating a replica of himself. He called this look-a-like Raymond, after Scott’s own middle name. He describes his drawings similar to, “doing a puzzle or like a game.” In a Dubuffetesque style, Scott likes to draw hidden objects within his works.

 

Berry's 4 week residency will take place during October 2017.

 

The residency aims to share artistic practice, network with peers and sahre the working process developed for the Nina's latest group installation project 'Confusement'

 

The residency and workshops will share best practice on an international level.

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'Making your Mark' with artist Tessa Waite

 

Workshop Dates: 14, 21, 28 September.  5, 12, 19 October 2017 (10.30 - 12.00)

 

These workshops are aimed at people living with Dementia, mild memory loss and their carers.

 

A series of  workshops exploring print making techniques: mono-print, block print, linocut and sun-print.  No previous experience needed, just a willingness to experiment - use your prints to make a simple handmade book.

 

Cost £3.50 per session (carers free)  Booking essential

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'Paint and Movement' with artist Jane Mason

 

Workshop Dates: 26 October.  2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November 2017 (10.30 - 12.00)

 

These workshops are aimed at people living with Dementia, mild memory loss and their carers.

 

A series of  workshops exploring artists and art movements.  Come along and experiment with new painting techniques and find inspiration within a creative and relaxed environment.

 

Cost £3.50 per session (carers free)  Booking essential

AN Exhibition

'Alternative Realities' with artist Ira Lightman

 

Workshop Dates: 11, 12, 13 & 14 September 2017, 25, 26, 27 & 28 September 2017 (9.30 - 12.00)

 

These workshops are aimed at learning disabled adults and their support/carers.

 

The sessions will create a place for groups to imagine possible interpretations of ordinary things, and to explore methods and materials.

 

Using the workshop space at Centre Celf, and also offsite at The Gilfach Centre, the group will create a piece of public art to be unveiled at The Gilfach Centre, St Harmon September 2017.  Transport to Gilfach provided, but please let us know if you have your own transport...

 

Cost £3.50 per session.  Booking essential 

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