HELFA GELF SPRING SHOW: NEW BEGINNINGS / HELFA GELF SIOE WANWYN: DECHRAU NEWYDD

 
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15 March - 10 May 2020
(extended online due to the lockdown)

This was a special exhibition curated by Mima that brought fourteen visiting artists together from the current Helfa Gelf catalogue under one roof with a focus on the theme of ‘New Beginnings’.

The exhibition went virtual shortly after opening due to the pandemic.

The line-up included, Claire Acworth (Jewellery), Kirsti Hannah Brown (Ceramics), Tara Dean (Mixed Media/Printmaking), Rachel Farr (Mixed Media/Painting), Jenny Ford (Printmaker/Painter), Jan Gardner (Painting), Helen Howlett (Painting), Ceri Pritchard (Painting), Verity Pulford (Hand-painted fused glass), Dave Roberts (Painting), Kiran Sharma (Painting/Printmaking), Les Symonds (Woodturner), Dorothy Taylor (Mixed Media/Painting/Photography) and Bee Weir (Glass/Textiles). Below is a sample of works from the show.

 
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Jan Gardner with her works
Dorothy Taylor with her works
Improvised dance by Karen Meadows at the New Beginnings launch
Improvised dance by Karen Meadows at the New Beginnings launch
Improvised dance by Karen Meadows at the New Beginnings launch
Improvised dance by Karen Meadows at the New Beginnings launch
Improvised dance by Karen Meadows at the New Beginnings launch
Poetry readings by Kiran, Mari, Hannah and Debbie at the New Beginnings Launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
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Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Helen Howlett at the exhibition launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Kirsti Hannah Brown with her Mum at the launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Helfa Gelf Exhibition Launch
Artist - Bee Weir - Spring Flock
Les Symonds - Weathered oak burr deep pot
Artist - Kirsti Hannah Brown
Artist - Claire Acworth
Artist - Helen Howlett - Spring Tide
Renaissance - Dorothy Taylor
Spring Euphoria - Kiran Sharma
Genesis - Ceri Pritchard
Lust for Life - Jan Gardner
Storm Brewing - Jenny Ford - Linocut
Tangles along hedge and fence - Tara Dean
Aran Fawddwy - Dave Roberts
Rachel Farr - Sparrows Garden Party
During the lockdown I invited the village children to make some works for the window and this is wha
 

VIDEO CLIP

Here is an amateur video of the Helfa Gelf Spring show filmed just after lock down was announced.