Arddangosfa Goffa i Ddathlu Bywyd a Gwaith  – A Memorial Exhibition to Celebrate the Life and Work of John Jones(1932‒2021), 14 February to 29 April 2022, School of Art Gallery

This exhibition contains a selection of prints, lino cuts, etchings and screen prints including early work from 1953, made during John’s student days in Cardiff College of Art. Also included are his hand-woven rugs, experimental constructions using cork, string and metal stencilled letters, original lino blocks, etching plates and print-making tools.

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‘Contatti Ricordati / Connections Remembered’, 22 November 2021 – 28 January 2022, School of Art Gallery

20th century Italian Photographs selected from the Aberystwyth University School of Art Museum and Galleries collection, curated by Robert Greetham and including work by: Mario Giacomelli, Carlo Bevilacqua. Elio Ciol and Ferruccio Leiss.

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Scanno, 1957-59, Mario Giacomelli (1925-2000) ©Heirs Mario Giacomelli

‘Picture a Dog’ – Exhibition ‘Spin offs’

The Picture a Dog-exhibition was on at the School of Art Gallery from mid-July until the end of August and again from mid-October until mid-November 2021. During that time, we asked visitors, both to the gallery and this blog, to send us pictures of their dogs to be shown alongside the show. Continue reading

“Inconvenient Objects”: Curating works from the School of Art Collection – School of Art Galleries – until 1st October 2021

This year’s student-curated exhibition at Aberystwyth University’s School of Art enters into wider dialogues around how museums deal with troublesome objects in their collections. It aims to make the challenges of museum display and interpretation transparent. Continue reading

‘Picture a Dog’ – Exhibition at the School of Art Galleries, 19th July – 29th August 2021

Dogs have been our companions for millennia.

It is thus no surprise that they have also been present in art for thousands of years.

This exhibition includes prints, photographs, drawings, paintings, ceramics and digital illustrations from the 18th to the 21st century taken from the School of Art collections, and loaned from the National Library of Wales, artists and private collections. Continue reading

The Winter Show 2020 – Creative Arts and Interdisciplinary Practice – Online Student Exhibition – 16th December 2020 – 1.00pm till 8.00pm

Students from Creative Arts and Fine Art taking the Interdisciplinary Practice module at Aberystwyth University will be showing work they have made over the 11 week semester in response to the theme/topic/concept: Nature. Their diverse responses will be presented as pre- recorded films, live interactive workshops and live performances. You are welcome to drop in and out of the zoom webinar event and to contribute feedback and responses via the chat. The event will open and finish with a live full panel Q&A discussion which you are welcome to join.

A link to the zoom webinar event is on the Creative Arts Online Studio:

The event will also be streamed live on the facebook page:

You can find the exhibition programme on the Creative Arts Online Studio:

You can view each students creative development over the semester on the Creative Arts Online Studio:

Ceramics Collection in Focus: Ceramics created by Black artists./ Craffu ar y Casgliad Crochenwaith: Crochenwaith a grëwyd gan Artistiaid Duon.

Glazed stoneware pot, Ladi Kwali, measurements: 34.5cm high, catalogue number: C1411

For #BlackHistoryMonth 2020 we take a look at the ceramics in the Collection made by Black ceramicists. These include works produced in Africa, works by African makers who came to live in Britain, and works by artists who came to demonstrate at the International Ceramics Festivals.

Ym #MisHanesPoblDduon 2020 edrychwn ar grochenwaith yn y Casgliad a wnaed gan grochenyddion duon. Maent yn cynnwys gwaith a wnaed yn Affrica, gwaith gan wneuthurwyr Affricanaidd a ddaeth i fyw ym Mhrydain, a darnau gan artistiaid a ddaeth i ddangos eu gwaith yn y Gwyliau Serameg Rhyngwladol.…/black-history-month/