Upcoming exhibition – A mountain, foiled. A game, played.

Emma Edmondson 08/02 – 16/03/19 A precarious life is the norm as an artist and human in the 21st century. Fluxing socio-economics, zero hours contracts and the threat of environmental extinction precariously shape who we are and how we survive in the contemporary. With this body of work, Emma Edmondson explores the impact of these…

Residency opportunity – deadline 8 Feb 2019

LATEST OPPORTUNITY  We are offering an artist a six month residency in the Arcade//Campfa studio from February to August 2019, resulting in an exhibition/event in the gallery space. Arcade//Campfa is an artist-led contemporary project space and gallery in Cardiff’s Queens Arcade shopping centre. We support emerging and established artists, and act as a platform for…

Current exhibition – Criw Celf

A2 Criw Celf  Central South Wales (Bridgend, Cardiff, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil and Vale of Glamorgan) 11/01/19 – 02/01/19 We believe art is not a luxury but an essential part of our shared humanity, which begins in childhood. Participation in the visual arts gives young people a voice, offering critical tools for reflecting and interpreting the…

Current exhibition – Small Worlds

Nathan Mullis  Small Worlds 11/01/19 – 02/01/19 Opposed to a direct evocation to form and texture, Mullis’ work could be described as ambiguous, almost fictitious in its contrived representation of geological landforms. Rooted in glaze experimentation and manipulation the work is ingrained in material sensibility and utopic romanticisms; perhaps delusions of the ‘perfect’ glazed specimen….

Past Exhibition – Intersection

Konstantinos Grigoriadis, Felicity Swallow, Julia Thomas  Intersection 28/11/18 – 22/12/18 Intersection is an exhibition showing artworks from three artists, selected for the critical engagement with science and technology in their practice – Konstantinos Grigoriadis, Julia Thomas and Felicity Swallow. The artworks highlight current concerns about the fear of a ‘rampant’ future and the constant reshaping…

Past Exhibition – CLOD DI

Sarah Roberts CLOD DI 28/11/18 – 22/12/18 CLOD DI Her uncle, once carpeted a bathroom in Bryncrug in the pink. She had lain down like Rockefeller and sausages, lolling on her back – like a fibrous fido on flamingo. The deep pile was from ‘carpet warehouse’ up North Paid for in cash earned with solid…

Past Exhibition – Future Possible

Yellow Back Books Future Possible 01/11/18 – 24/11/18   Yellow Back Books began in 2015 with the intention to connect with a network of artists, publishers, readers and distributors, and explore a collective conversation around artist books. Yellow Back Books has recently re-grouped as a collaboration between Becca Thomas, Louise Hobson, Freya Dooley and Clare…

Past Exhibition – Bleecker Street

Anne Smith Bleecker Street 01/11/18 – 24/11/18 I have been Artist-in-residence here in the basement of ArcadeCardiff gallery for the past 6 months. The subterranean studio is large and industrial-looking, but I have made myself at home with a carpet, a Magicoal electric fire and a radio. Fixed on the the walls are 2 giant…