Lucy Read | 18th February – 12th March 2011

House of the lovely dark summers of my childhood. The need to seek shelter and protection is an instinct embedded in every living animal. It is a necessity to survive in the same way it is to eat, drink and sleep. This exhibition explores the basic human need to seek… read more

Kelly Gorman | 14th January – 5th February 2011

The Television Travels on a Boat to me Kelly Gorman is an American born international artist now living in the UK.  Gorman returns toelysium gallery for her first solo show in Wales. Gorman’s art investigates societal issues of gender, race and cultural stereotype.  Her journalistic approach is communicated through visual disciplines… read more

VEND | 3rd – 23rd December 2010

OPUS is a collective, involving artists, designers, theorists and art practitioners. Based in Swansea, the collective was established in 2007 with an exhibition at the Dynevor Centre.  The wide variety of practice within the group forms the foundation for its core fascinations; from drawing and thinking through drawing, to ideas… read more

Bound Within a Hidden Space | 29th October – 20th November 2010

Gemma Copp, a Swansea based artist has created a new body of work, consisting predominately of a series of performative actions, entitled ‘Bound Within a Hidden Space’. her first solo show. The work explores notions of emotional entrapment and confinement and is set within a secluded and disused barn, highlighting… read more

elysiumgallery @ Hay-on-Wye | 4th – 5th June 2010

Caroline Sabin – Tune for a Woodland Creature (2.44) Shelley Davis – First Take (3.10) Virginia Head – Incubus Succubus (Ode) (5.53) Sean Vicary – Sea of Glass (3.40) Michael Fortune – Terminal Communication (2.53) David Theobald – Trill (4.08) Mark Love – Low Budget (1.07) Victor Ortega Peralta –… read more

After the End | 14th May – 11th June 2010

‘After the End..’ is the first exhibition in the new home of Elysium Gallery and will be the only time we will be using all three floors in this massive building before the top 2 floors are carved up into artists’ studios. The building is currently a maze of large… read more

Dialogues – A Fake Romance? | 19th – 27th February 2010

Curated by Diana Ali, artists were invited to submit work based upon ‘Dialogue: A Fake Romance’. For a dialogue to form, the process requires another. When another is presented the dialogue becomes a dichotomy. Do we adopt another persona according to who we are talking to and how genuine is that chat? Dialogue can be seen as an exchange but this exchange is not always equal or amicable, it can manifest into an emotional charge, disagreements, it may lead to conflicts, irrationality, fake romances, or jealous contingencies. Does dialogue hinder us or further us?

Origins | 6th – 13th February 2010

RYAN MOULE, SEAN PULESTON, ERIN RICKARD An experimental projection and installation based exhibition which re-examines the spectators relationship to both space and time.