Article in South Wales Evening Post about impact of studentification on Brynmill, Swansea.
Oil painting of Brynmill Primary School by artist Emma Cownie
Flat capped man is based on a old boy I saw in Carmarthen town last December. The long rays of the winter sunlight lit up his face and ears as he passed me in his good quality overcoat. He was on his own and has the look of […]
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 […]
If you walk north of Brynmill, you start to go up in the world. The surburbs of Ffynone, Uplands and Sketty are perched on one of Swansea many hills. The houses that were built here after the First World War are big and spacious. Swansea, like the rest of […]
“Hollowed Community” exhibition of paintings by Emma Cownie at madeinroath festival 2017, Cradiff.
We took the train down to Cardiff on Friday to look at the venue for my “Gafnu Cymuned: Hollowed Community” exhibition in the madeinroath 2017 festival. It was great to visit Cardiff again. I used did my degree and PhD in Cardiff in the 1990s and I used to […]
Here is a view of the length of Bernard Street from the South end, looking towards Uplands. It was quite hard to paint as I felt that I was trying to capture an absence. The light cuts across an empty road. When I saw this scene late on a […]
Oil Painting of house on Grosvenor Street, Sketty, Swansea by Emma Cownie, contemporary artist.
I am delighted to have sold these two fab prints of “Donkey and Son” and “Blaze” to a collector in the USA. Remember the introductory price of £25 (and that covers shipping) last only until 8th October so order your Christmas gifts early! Animal Art Prints Gallery Bird […]