Gallery 2

Portraits in Gallery 2 – Andy Wardrop.

The Oriel Bevan Jones Gallery is delighted to welcome painter Andy Wardrop as the next visiting artist to have a solo show in Oriel/Gallery 2.

Andy Wardrop is from Llandybie, Carmarthenshire. He has recently graduated from Carmarthen School of Art, with a B. A. (Hons) in Fine Art and will be exhibiting his work at the gallery from Tuesday 11th September until Saturday 6th October.

Andy has two very specific styles of painting, united by a signature pallet of muted and expressive colours. His abstract work appears to be a kaleidoscope of shapes, patterns and places inspired by his local, rural surroundings. The subjects for Andy`s gentle, mature and sensitive portraits in this exhibition are his close friends, whom he renders with great affection in subtle pastel tones. His unique style is obtained by using acrylic paint on canvas with a `dry brush` technique.

Painting from a private studio at his home, Andy is an active member of his local creative community and an experienced portrait painter. He has regularly taken part in the annual Tywi Valley Open Studios.

The Oriel Bevan Jones Gallery is open Tuesday- Saturday, 10.00 until 5.00, and will also open on a Monday during the exhibition. Free entry, visitors welcome.

The Gallery2 Exhibition space is available for hire in 2018. As well as an ideal space for exhibitions, Gallery2 also ideally lends itself to meetings, presentations, talks and workshop events.

Gallery2 has 3 double electrical sockets and one single. You are able to use the walls and mount directly to them however all walls must be fully repaired for inspection at the end of the exhibition. Plinths, tables & chairs are all available upon request and are included in the hire cost. All parties interested in hiring the gallery space will need to discuss arrangements in advance and provide examples of their work. Gallery staff will man the gallery during opening hours.

Exhibits are not limited to any particular medium. All artwork must be professionally presented prior to the exhibition. Oriel Bevan Jones Gallery reserves the right to refuse work that does not meet the existing standards of the gallery.


£60 weekly hire charge / £200 if hired for 4 consecutive weeks. Fee includes:

  • Tables x 3 / Chairs x 20 / Plinths
  • Use of Kitchen & Bathroom Facilities
  • Administration of Sales
  • Publicity (Main gallery standard marketing – website, newsletters and social media)
  • Digital Projector and flipchart

For further information or to discuss the specific requirements of your exhibition, workshop or event, please contact:

Eiryl George (Gallery & Exhibitions Manager)

01267 243815