Wales Tag

Reflections on a quiet Monday morning in the Port

18 May 2015, Posted by kate_mercer in Inspiration

Well hello folks! Just a quick post from me today - having taken a step back recently to focus on family and friends, today I find myself reflecting on recent work over coffee, Nick Drake and another rainy morning in Newport. Today's post is written as an...

Tides of Change: On the Riverbanks of Newport

02 Mar 2015, Posted by kate_mercer in Newport, Published

This week at The Project Space, we welcomed 2nd year BA (Hons) Photographic Art students from the University of South Wales to present Drift, a collective exhibition of visual artworks about the River Usk, connecting waterways, and its surrounding land. Integrating themselves within the local community, each...

A day out with Alison Tod

28 Oct 2013, Posted by kate_mercer in Out & About

Image: GB, Wales. Creations by Alison Tod in her Abergavenny showroom 2013 © Kate Mercer 2013. Another amazing day over in Abergavenny today assisting David Hurn. Today we visited Alison Tod, creator of such fabulous hats as pictured here. I first met Alison whilst assisting David on...

The importance of networks: Community Art Network Training

22 Oct 2013, Posted by kate_mercer in Inspiration

Image: GB, Wales. Overlooking Llanhilleth. 2013 © Kate Mercer 2013 So this week I'm taking part on the Community Arts Network Training scheme up at the Llanhilleth Miners Institute. Whilst it's proving to be fairly heavy going, an unexpected benefit of the course is that it...