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 UpCycle at Christmas, Exhibition in Fishguard Library Gallery
It was fascinating to see how FAS artists have run with this last exhibition for 2016 producing astonishing pieces
It was fascinating to see how FAS artists have run with this last exhibition for 2016 producing astonishing pieces


 



 



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Opening of the LINES Exhibition
Photographs on Flickr
https://www.flickr.com/photos/fishguard_arts_society/sets/72157669599598854

 
      
Ruth Goodger, Lynne Crompton, Martin White


Concerts and Events in Tregwynt during our Exhibitions


Nia Harries, cello and Lucy Rundle, double bass
performed
'Music for a Summer Evening'
with a guest appearance by the gorgeous vocal group
Scaramella


A very successful concert Karl Daymond
delighting the audience
with low and highbrow
humour and song.

With Aberjazz in the Lines Exhibition
this lyrical modern Jazz trio


Open Art 2016e
OpenArt Competition
25th July prize giving by Peter Lord
The Exhibition was opened by the writer and foremost art historian in Wales
Peter Lord
His influential new book 'In the Tradition,
 A New History of Welsh Art'
, surveying the visual culture of Wales from the renaissance to now, has been launched this year.
below
Peter Lord and the happy Prize Winner
 Philip Salmon Vaughan


Winning Art Work in OpenArt 2016 is
'Eve' by Philip Salmon Vaughan

6th Form Young Person's Award
Ysgol Bro Gwaun

Ieuan Thomas



1000 Competiton judges were

Rhian Kooy of the Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff



Helen Manley Jones of the Yr Oriel-The Gallery




John Mitchell, Haverfordwest

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The winner of the 250 Public Vote Prize was
Alison Hemingway
'Tiger Hunting in Granny's Garden'


    More photographs and a short video can be seen on our Flickr site
https://www.flickr.com/photos

                                                                                                                       



A Book Launch
 for

Mary Gray/Perkins was held on the 26th July,
locally born poet
by her friends and family
Copies for sale at the promotional price of 8

'Turning Toward Home'

are on sale in the Exhibition


Mary reading her poem 'The Pebble'
can be seen by clicking the link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ff5NOEllYC


Magical story telling by Deb Winter
accompanied by Fiona Barrow on violin



This is the centenary year of Roald Dahl who was born in 1916 in Llandaff, Cardiff. His books are popular with generations of people and this year there are celebrations throughout Wales.
The father of five children who were his first audience,  Roald Dahl’ was not a graphic artist, his power to create was through magical words. His books are illustrated but generally, in all the published works the most gifted illustrator had to be Quentin Blake, himself inspired by a schoolteacher to eventually follow a career in art.

‘Generations’

With the great Roald Dahl in mind we thought it would be good to see works by parents and grandparents, teachers playing with or entertaining children and vice versa. whatever the age or age gap.

Photos from the Exhibition can be seen on Flickr.

Fishguard_Arts Society/albums/flickr.com/photos