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Artist in Residence Tower at Oriel y Parc

Residencies at Oriel y Parc allow artists to take inspiration from the beauty of the National Park landscape and work with local groups and schools to create original pieces of art.

The residency also provides an opportunity for artists to interact with selected pieces from Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales.

Current Artist in Residence: Liz & Thorne Moore

3 – 30 September


Sisters bring their creativity to the Tower with oil and watercolour
paintings from Liz on local interest points and creative writing from
crime novelist Thorne.

Residency workshops 2pm-4pm £3 adults, £10 children
Thorne Moore – Adult writing workshop
Thursday 7 September
Fifty Shades of In Between - using contrast in writing. Adding light and
shade, sweet and savoury to characters, locations, plots and style.

Liz Moore – Adult art workshop
Wednesday 13 September
Tone and colour…form is easy.
A perfectly drawn draftsman’s picture can often lack life and interest.
Seeing tonal variations can give a painting energy

Thorne Moore – Children’s writing workshop
Saturday 16 September
Heroes and Villains - Creating characters
Do you like them good or bad?

Liz Moore – Children’s art workshop
Sunday 24 September
Black and white?
Is black the only dark colour and is white the only light one? Have fun
experimenting with paper and paint.
Thorne Moore – Adult writing workshop

Thursday 28 September.
What do Beth March, Aragorn and Oliver Twist have in common?

All workshops are Booking Essential 01437 720392

To apply to be Oriel y Parc's Artist in Residence, please email the Events Co-ordinator Katie Withington