As a trained Historian as well as being an artist, I feel the need to place my “urban minimal” paintings in context. I think it helps me understand the city around me too. Swansea is a town in which nothing in particular has happened. There was no workers’ rising […]
Painting of Brynmill’s now defunct library on Bernard Street.
Oil painting of the tin chapel where “English Corner” is held on Rhyddings Park Road, Brynmill. For Madeinroathfestival 2017.
Former Grocers, King Edwards Road. Oil painting by Emma Cownie in her urban Minimal series of paintings for madeinroath festival.
This is a strange rather ugly building. It’s pebble-dashed exterior is tinged grey with neglect. The front garden is unkempt and there’s a red boat in the far corner of the garden. I noticed this building ages ago and was intrigued by it. Why didn’t it look like […]
The magnificent red brick building at the end of our road used to be called the Rhyddings Hotel but in recent years has recently rebranded itself as “The Rhyddings at Swansea”. I have always admired it’s generously arched windows which look out north and west from […]