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Emily O'Reilly

ArtHouse, 1 Laura Place, , SY23 2AU

Emily O’Reilly is a textile and sound artist living in the beautiful Welsh countryside. She works primarily in knit and weave but has, over the past few years, developed an interest in sound and how it can be used to illustrate provinance in textiles. Much rambling around the hillsides and beaches has resulted in an extensive library of sounds and

Gabrielle's Gallery

Gabrielle's Gallery, The Old Schoolhouse, Capel Cynon, , SA44 4TJ

An Art Gallery housing paintings, ceramics and prints. The works inspiration come mostly from the surrounding countryside and its wildlife. Pottery painting is available in the workroom for glaze bisque pottery which you purchase for yourself before painting. Art classes are available out of the summer season, please enquire for more details.

Gary Hiscott - Llannon Art

'Maes Y Lli', Bridge Street, , SY23 5HA

I live in Llanon on the Mid West Wales coast. My subject matter is drawn almost exclusively from the ever changing Welsh landscape and its towns and villages. As a Christian, the created world offers me a way of expressing my faith and a way of opening peoples eye's to things that they have not been aware of.

Giles W Bennett Photographer

Tanllidiart, Bont Goch, , SY24 5DP

Award winning photographer, Giles W Bennett's images have been published in several newspapers and magazines including BBC Countryfile, The Guardian and Country Walking. His work combines documentary and fine art styles to create unique and beautiful images. Viewings, commissions, collaborations and project documentation are always welcome.

Gill Howells

Argraig, Tresaith Road, , SA43 2ED

Sterling Silver Jewellery. Big, bold, organic jewellery, sometimes combined with turquoise, brass, copper, Precious metal clay or local slate. Gill's pieces embody the rhythms, movement, colours & textures of turbulent water & rock formations. Some abstract beach prints / cards. Also open throughout the year by appointment.

Glenn Ibbitson

Nant, Pantybwlch, , SA38 9JF

Investigating the fissures between distinct modes of artistic operation: paint, print, collage, video, graphic novel, kimono design, bookart. Subject matter: landscape, figure, portraiture. All rendered in a realistic style. Portrait and video commissions undertaken. Member Royal Watercolour Society of Wales. Open by appointment through year.

Grŵp Fforest

Fforest, Adpar, , SA38 9PX

Grŵp Fforest is an informal group of artists and makers and is joining the Trail for the second year. Set in the beautiful Teifi Valley, the barn gallery offers a wide range of art and craft in one space. Grŵp Fforest is: Andrew Francis, Emry Jones, Julie Davis, Peter Rossiter and Tez Marsden

Gwenllian Beynon @ Y Festri

Festri Rhydfendigaid Vestry, Stryd y Bont / Bridge Street, , SY25 6BH

Gwenllian is a practising artist, printmaker, educator and workshop facilitator. In her creative practice she mainly uses printmaking and painting to produce works that are steeped in symbolism and mythology. She is a story teller, and the stories are told through line and vibrant colours. Gwenllian is currently a Senior Lecturer in art and design.

Hilary Smith

Old College, King Street, , SY23 2AX

The pictures I paint are connected to familiar situations and people I live and work with. I concentrate on abstract paintings and portraits. I use acrylic paints in different ways, often layering colour.

Ieuan Lewis

Glanwern, Fford Cei Bach Road, , SA47 0QA

Cymro Cymraeg yn creu lluniau llawn hiwmor o Gymru. Ffoniwch unrhyw adeg o'r flwyddyn i drefnu ymweliad a'r stiwdio. Welsh artist producing iconic Welsh Paintings. Ring at any time of the year to arrange a visit to my studio.

Jamie & Dodie Herschel - Nantyfelin Pottery

Nantyfelin Pottery, Llanfair Road, , SA48 8JZ

Potting together for over forty seven years, Nantyfelin Pottery is run by Jamie & Dodie Herschel. Our work is inspired by skilled craftsmen of the past. In this age of mass production, our ceramics encompass the unique character that only the potter's eye and hand can create. Please see our Website for opening times apart from the Art trail.

Jane Burnham

Old College, King Street, , SY23 2AX

I enjoy drawing in charcoal and pastels, and painting in oils. I am drawn to the everyday ephemeral subject matter of fruits and flowers, and to the challenge of capturing a likeness without slavish description. In my portraits I try to convey the essential character and form of the model.

Jessica Leigh Owen

Old College, King Street,

I love colour and lots of it! My paintings are an exploration of paint and colour. I paint abstract pieces, that I hope are uplifting and reveal more the closer you look. I hope that my passion for colour shines through - I paint what I love. Each of my paintings is named after one of my rainbow sheep, combining my two loves.

Joanna Bond

No 1 Creative Studios, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, , SY23 3DE

I express myself through ceramics, voice and movement, usually autonomously sometimes collaboratively. My current work responds to our relationship with plants and animals incorporating music, movement, plants, milk, ecology and dairy farms. Also on sale at ArtHouse - TŷCelf (venue 14)

John J. Petts

Tregaron Memorial Hall, The Square, , SY25 6JL

I work in oils, gouache and pastels, and with a focus on the Ceredigion coast, my work includes paintings of Aberaeron, Aberporth and Newquay. I have a great affection for Aberaeron and I really enjoy spending time there drawing and painting. For commission enquiries: 01570 493281 - jillandjohn@jillsquires.plus.com - www.johnjulianpetts.co.uk

Jon Evans

Hen Ysgol yr Eglwys, Bontgoch, , SY24 5DP

Visit the artist at work and his gallery of hand carved slate and wood sculptures, including those which appear in BBC/S4C’s Hinterland. Experience Jon’s book of mind-blowingly intricate spiritual illustrations and poetry. Find out about Peace of Mined, for letter carving commissions. Visitors welcome outside the Art Trail dates by appointment.

Jonathan Cox

Gelli Fergwm, Peniel, , SA32 7AQ

A colourful showcase of ceramic art. Specialising in "tubelining" and lustreware. Wide range of work from floral designs to contemporary "faceforms". Spanning more than thirty years Jonathans career has included designing for the Moorcroft Pottery and exhibiting at shows and galleries across the UK.

Jude Riley - Marbling

The Old College, King St, , SY23 2AX

Inspired by traditional marbling from Europe, Turkey and Japan, I produce designs with a contemporary twist on paper, silk and 3D objects. Silk scarves, unusual paper jewellery, marbled coasters and framed pieces. Demonstrations and taster sessions available on select dates throughout the trail. Please telephone for further details and dates.

Julie Davis

Fforest, Adpar, , SA38 9PX

I am a figurative artist / portrait painter/tutor. I like to explore emotion and memory through the human face and figure, although often turn my attention to still life 'portraits' of objects or things with a tale to tell... I will be exhibiting with the Fforest Group (Grwp Fforest) near Newcastle Emlyn.

Karen's Quilts

Pwll y Berllan, , SY23 5ED

Karen's Quilts offers a complete quilting service. We make bespoke and memory quilts. We happily finish any quilts you have started, whatever stage you have reached. Longarm quilting service, using our hand guided Gammill. A wide range of quilts and fabrics, including unique ice dyed fabrics and kits, are for sale. Open by appointment all year.

Kim James-Williams

Ultracomida, 31 Pier Street, , SY23 2LN

Ink drawings of sublime places and people: waves, boats, dog walkers and pram pushers, evening light, sea frets and fishermen's nets. Shadows and pattern, tone and wash, story and line. Studio visits by appointment are welcomed, please email or phone.

Lynn Parr

Pensarn Chapel Studios, Caerwedros, , SA44 6BH

Mixed-media 2D and 3D works using a wide range of mediums and techniques, from Oil Paints to Alabaster, Calligraphy to Blackwork. Inspired by the natural environment, I strive to capture the ephemeral glimpse of a moment, celebrating colour and texture. My work is about crossing boundaries, breaking rules; mixing it up for the perfect expression.

Maarja Heinsoo

ArtHouse, 1 Laura Place, , SY23 2AU

I have constant flow of ideas in my head, but first of all, I would say, I love to create things. These can be from furniture design, painting and sculpturing, cinematic art, to creating t-shirts. Somewhere in the middle, there is photography, that is used more like a means to an end, but it was and always will be my puppy love in arts.

Margaret Worrall

Old College, King Street, , SY23 2AX

I have been painting for the last 19 years I was looking for a hobby which has grown after retiring from 45 years of nursing  I work in Acrylic, Watercolour,and Pastel. I sell my work to raise funds for Wales Air Ambulance to date I have donated £1600 from the sale of my work.

Mary Herbert

The Old College, King Street, , SY23 2AX

I've painted professionally since 1990, working on portrait commissions & exhibiting around the UK. A Full Member of the Society of Equestrian Artists, horses are one of my chief themes, but I love to paint all animals, as well as landscapes, figures & still life. Specialising in pastel, I demonstrate for Caran d'Ache and write for 'The Art

Mary Lloyd Jones

Old College, King Street, , SY23 2AF

A native of Ceredigion. Six decades have been spent responding in paint to the geology, history, light and folk memory of particular places in Ceredigion.

Moriath Glass - Moira Williams

Nant, Cwmpengraig, Drefach Felindre, , SA44 5HY

Using the heat of the kiln to manipulate glass in its variety of forms - sheet, powder, enamel – and taking it through a multitude of firing schedules I create windows onto worlds. They are landscapes inspired directly by the local area –Cardigan Bay, the hills of the Preselis – endless skylines and wide vistas. Studio open easter to the end of Sep

Natalie Chapman

unit 13 clos pengarreg, aberaeron craft centre, , sa460dx

I paint to remember and i paint to erase, to solve, to understand and to accept. I work in layers from memory and photographs and my work is a personal visual diary full of narrative, pattern, and the overlaying of images.Although the work may differ in media they are grouped by specific themes such as place and family.

Oriel Aberaeron Gallery

Oriel Aberaeron Gallery, 10 Aberaeron Craft Centre, , SA46 0DX

Oriel Aberaeron Gallery is now in the 2nd year of its mission to support and promote local art and artists. Exhibiting in 2016, in a unique space shared with dresses and handbags are: Michael Perry, Janet Baxter, Becky Thorley-Fox, Karen Gemma Brewer, Cath Maguire, Penny Samociuk, Ken Guy, Shirley Hall, Ilse-Maria Slater, Delyth Jones & more.

Oriel Rhiannon Gallery

Canolfan Rhiannon Centre, Y Sgwar, , SY25 6JL

Located in the Rhiannon Centre in Tregaron the Rhiannon Gallery showcases the work of nationally and internationally renowned local artists. The galleries were specifically designed for multi-medium art exhibitions and 2016 exhibitors include The Picturemakers, Philip Huckin, Ali Scott and Eurfryn Lewis.