Marie-Anne McQuay, guest international curator for Cymru yn Fenis / Wales in Venice 2019 has been Head of Programme at Bluecoat, Liverpool, (the UK’s oldest contemporary arts centre) since November 2014. Previously she was curator at Spike Island, Bristol...
The Contemporary Art Society for Wales (CASW)
The objectives of the Society are to foster and promote the maintenance, improvement and development of artistic taste and the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the arts among the people of Wales and for this purpose but not otherwise the Society shall have power to purchase contemporary works of art of accepted importance and to arrange for exhibitions of such works for the benefit of the public and to present them to Welsh charitable institutions. For more information please click on ‘About the Society’ on the menu bar above.
CASW National Eisteddfod Purchase Prize 2019
Three works were selected for the CASW Purchase Prize 2019 at the National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst.
Glyn Baines, Harddwch
Glyn Baines, Llonyddwch
Bev Bell-Hughes, Cuddiedig/Hidden, ceramic
These artworks selected by Sian Young, Conwy’s Arts Development Officer, will be exhibited at Conwy Culture Centre in Conwy town.
CASW Tuesday Evening Free Lectures
7:00pm- Chemistry Lecture Theatre (1-123), Cardiff University, Park Place, CF10 3AT. Main Building car park (free) is accessed from Park Place. No booking is required for these events
DFD Dreams From DetroitA survey of the evolution of Automobile design, styling and aero dynamics in North America during the mid 20th Century, looking at design obsolescence, experimental concept cars, art projects by Ant Farm and related artwork. This is a...
In 2018 a wonderful book " The Art of Feminism" was published and burst upon the art world. Sumptuously illustrated and elegantly written the book details the history of the images that shaped the fight for equality. The Consulting Editor of this academic achievement...
CASW Lisvane Lectures and Lunches
All CASW Saturday lectures are held in Lisvane Memorial Hall, Lisvane CF14 0SQ
Members are required to book for these events
Sacha Llewellyn – Art Historian – ‘Let’s not have any of those damned women’. The Rise and Rise of Women Artists in 20th Century Britain – Saturday 25th January 2020
Sacha Llewellyn is a writer, an independent researcher and director of Liss Llewellyn Fine Art. She has a particular interest in interwar British Modernism and has published catalogue essays for the exhibition ' British Realist Painting between the wars' at the...
Charles Burton Born in Treherbert in the Rhondda 90 years ago, Charles Burton has established himself as one of Wales' most loved painters. The stark dark brooding vistas of the mining valleys and the deprivation and hardship stoically endured by their...
CASW Study Tours and Events
Generally CASW study tours and events are open to members only. Booking is essential.
Venue to be confirmed
Led by Steve Bowkett and Arthur Parker
Cardiff and County Club