Back to Cardiff again to see some more art and collect my paintings from the madeinroath festival. The madeinroath 2017 festival has Art has installations/happenings across almost 80 different locations across the suburb of Roath, Cardiff. The wonderful thing is that it’s all free to visit. The weather […]
Cardiff is a city that embraces change and it embraces art. Everywhere you go massive murals are tucked into corners, whether in the city centre or in the terraces of Roath. It gives the city a great feeling of vibrancy. Not all of the street art was official. […]
On Saturday we traveled to Cardiff on the train carrying several large bags of carefully wrapped paintings. I had been feeling tired and anxious about driving there so we decided to go by train instead. Over a decade ago I started having panic attacks on the motorway and […]
Article in South Wales Evening Post about impact of studentification on Brynmill, Swansea.
Oil painting of Brynmill Primary School by artist Emma Cownie
“Hollowed Community” exhibition of paintings by Emma Cownie at madeinroath festival 2017, Cradiff.
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 the former Brynmill Pub, “The Cricketers”. Part of the Gafnu Cymund: Hollowed Commity project for the Madeinroath festival, October 2017.