Posts Tagged ‘eisteddfod’

Claire Curneen


As you may remember from a while back. I’m going through stuff and at the moment I’m going through old scrapbooks. I came across this article from 2001 when Claire Curneen won the Gold Medal for Craft at the Eisteddfod. I love her work. Particularly the St Sebastien pieces. There is a clear link between […]

one of the artists whose work most impressed me during the selection of last year’s Lle Celf, Eisteddfod, was Antonia Dewhurst. This summer you can see more of her work, based on the idea of shelter, at Oriel Davies Gallery in Newtown, Powys. gimme shelter Antonia Dewhurst 07 July 2012 – 05 September 2012 Antonia […]

These Eisteddfod Purses were in Aberystwyth. Find out a bit more here. The purses were given as prizes for winners of the competitions at Eisteddfodau. Related articles Alfred Worthington, Ceredigion Museum (

This year I was asked to select work for the National Eisteddfod of Wales. Along with my fellow selectors, sculptor Lois Williams and curator Alessandro Vincentelli we met over many weeks to try to select a coherent and relevant exhibition of Welsh contemporary art. The process of selecting work for this year’s exhibition in Lle […]

I’ve been making some new small pieces for the Cornel Celf…a chrefft stand at the Eisteddfod at the end of the month. I was interested in the idea of making something that linked with the landscape around me but also has a connotation with the idea of souvenirs and remember-alls.

I mean’t to say that my favourite piece of work at the Eisteddfod this year was Naomi Leake’s beautifully poignant video featuring someone dressed up as a lamb walking along a busy street on a saturday night. I loved it! view her profile at Axis

A link through to info about Cornel Celf a Chrefft at the National Esiteddfod in Bala. Thanks a lot to Carwyn, Lowri and Gwenno. Diolch yn fawr iawn! Find the website in the links at the side. Llongyfarchiadau i Carwyn, Lowri ag Elfyn! Carwyn yn Golwg Found this nice bit on a blog. Thanks for […]