Gorgeous jewellery and Fun sculptures? Look no further than Cambrian Studios this weekend 14/15 June!

P1180581Sarah Piper Heap will be showing work at Cambrian Studios this weekend. AND it’s a FIVE for ONE deal, because you can also see work from Bob Knowles, John Shakell, Angela Arnold and Judy Gough as well!

Just behind Sainsbury’s – it’ll lift your spirits after shopping! 10.0-5.0 both days and the following weekend. See you there!


photograph by Dawn Field

OPEN STUDIOS STARTS NEXT WEEKEND!! 14/15 June – Have you downloaded the map?

P1180610Tony Meadows P1190563 Graham Mitchell P1190374 and Jas Davidson will be showing their work in their studios. Graham takes stunning photographs and makes equally stunning jewellery, Jas is a figurative sculptor – you may have seen his large works around Oswestry, and Tony mades beautiful body castings. On Wednesday 18th June both Jas and Tony will be running a workshop on Life Casting at The Willow Gallery in Oswestry. For more details contact the gallery on 01691 657575

photographs courtesy of Dawn Field

NEXT WEEKEND is the first weekend of OPEN STUDIOS! See you there!

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Next weekend Judy Greaves, Diana Baur and Jacqui Dodds will be sharing Judy’s studio at Bronygarth. Judy’s garden is full of beautiful sculptures and she will probably be chipping away at her latest work, Jacqui is likely to be working on some of her prints, and her lovely cards will be available, and Diana may well be carding sheep’s fleece for her M.A. installation, but whatever they are doing you are more than welcome to come along, have a cuppa, browse around and take a walk through Judy’s wonderful garden. Look forward to seeing you there!

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Alison Holt, textile artist demonstrating machine embroidery skills in The Willow Gallery!

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Alison has just finished her 21st year of successful showing and selling at The Chelsea Flower show. As well as creating beautiful finely stitched paintings, Alison teaches these skills and holds regular workshops. Today, Wednesday 4th June Alison was demonstrating Freehand Machine Embroidery to many interested admirers in the Willow Gallery Oswestry.

This was one of a number of events the BVA are holding this year. For more details see this year’s Hands On Art events on the Open Studios Poster on the website, and on leaflets around the town of Oswestry and in The Willow Gallery.

The next event in The Willow Gallery is  Collaborative Painting is on Saturday 7th June with Jood Gough. See you there!

Rachael Montgomery shedding stunning coloured light on artists at The Willow Gallery, Oswestry!

IMG_3966 Yesterday artists met in The Willow Gallery to hear about Rachael Montgomery’s art journey and see some of her work. Rachael enthused us with the emotional power of her work and we all felt very inspired. We were able to look at some of the other BVA works currently on display. A huge thank you to Rachael and the Gallery and the tea shop for a lovely afternoon.IMG_3993 IMG_3948 IMG_3983 IMG_3985 IMG_3984 and a thank you to Geoff Armitage for taking the photographs, working against time on a low battery!


Open Studios 2014 – The launch of the group show at The Willow Gallery in Oswestry!

2014 OS poster PDF

The launch of BVA Open Studios was a great success at The Willow Gallery 30 May. The gallery is exhibiting an interesting show by the members with varied art forms including painting, sculpture, glass and copper enamel.

The show will run until the end of Open Studios. The Willow Gallery, Willow St, Oswestry, is

open each day with a wonderful cafe.Jan Willow Frank willow Jas willow pic


In The Willow Gallery and in artists studios, there are several artists giving demonstrations and workshops throughout Open Studios.

We look forward to meeting you!