Last night I received a lovely present from one of the pupils of Brynmill school who was inspired, after my talk with her class, to paint one of my paintings. I was absolutely charmed and delighted by this gift.
In Swansea there will be an exhibition of Swansea-based female artists’ work at Cinema & Co. It will run from March 8th to 20th. There is an opening event on Thursday March 8th 6 pm to 8.30 pm.
The Fins hate it, the Russians have done away with it and the Chinese and Indian have never bothered with it. So we do we?
Twilight is one of those words that sounds like a contraction of two longer words – like fortnight used to be “fourteen nights” or Goodbye used to be “God be with you”. The word has Dutch and Germanic origins. It was first used in England in the 14th…
I am preparing a follow up photographic project on the “Hollowed Community” scenes but first I wanted to explain what the original project was about. So I have reproduced the the introduction to my exhibition catalogue for the madeinroath festival here:- My project explores the theme that the…
Oil painting of Brynmill Primary School by artist Emma Cownie
Painting of Brynmill’s now defunct library on Bernard Street.
Oil Painting of the former Brynmill Pub, “The Cricketers”. Part of the Gafnu Cymund: Hollowed Commity project for the Madeinroath festival, October 2017.
The Corner of Bernard St. and Marlborough Rd. Long before I came to Swansea in 1998, there used to be a corner shop and a post office, side by side on Marlborough Road. There were both there in 1986. There is a photo to prove it (see below).…