Open studio and gallery of Rosemarie O'Leary

 

The Caerphilly Creatives Art Week 2015 Was A Success

Press coverage was great and the trail stretched across the entire borough. Here, in Nelson, the people who visited were genuinely interested in coming to see the art on show and meet the artists. I thoroughly enjoyed answering questions about the process of my work.

I shared my home studio space with fellow artist and neighbour, Sandra Anstiss of Creative Arts Wales. Sandra is an accomplished print maker and digital artist. Our combined work made for an interesting show. It was great to receive such positive feed back, not only about the new annual art trail, but also about our work and raising the profile of local artists.

Art Stall at Country Fair

 

It’s been a real experience doing the craft fairs and country shows, but they are incredibly exhausting, even when sharing a pitch for support. All weather planning is a must, from polythene sheeting to cover your work in case it rains, to shading to protect it from the burning sunshine.

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