Beep 2018

Founded in 2012, beep stands short for the biennial exhibition of painting, which is contemporary painting completion. It attracts artists from around the world and takes place every two years.

This event supports contemporary painting, as well as inspiring artists. This year’s event has an expanded program packed with numerous activities. Artist, as well as the audience, will have a chance to enjoy exhibitions, participate in symposiums, and it’s all organized under the guidance of Swansea galleries.

Andre Stitt & Sue Williams are chosen to be judges for the beep 2018. The winner will receive the £1000 and an independent exhibition with Elysium gallery. Even though the monetary price doesn’t hold significant value, a chance to display your work as an independent artist carries a massive significance.

contemporary painting

The friends of the Glynn Vivian gallery sponsor £200 People’s Choice award. This year’s event will take place in numerous locations across the town. Visitors will have a chance to see some of the best contemporary artists and get insight into their work.

Artist how will be participating:

contemporary painting 1Susan Absolon, Sinead Aldridge, Jacqueline Alkema, Amanda Ansell, Tony Antrobus, Damaris Athene, Katie Beth Avey, Tom Banks, Sarah Barker Brown, Titus Barker, Tina Bechert, Helena Benz , Jo Berry , Kelly Best , Karl Beilik , Fiona Birnie & Kevin Broughton , Yvette Blackwood , Helen Blake , Helen Booth , Donna Brewins-Cook , Claire Brewster , Manuel Brillaud & Jade Hidden , Charlotte Brisland , Louise Bristow , Elise Broadway , Orlanda Broom , Phillipa Brown , Stephen Buckeridge , Megan Burns , John Busher , Max Cahn , Jill Campbell , Hannah Campion , John Carroll , Francisco Centofanti , Corinne Charlton , Minyoung Choi , John Clarke , Ronnie Cook , Sarah Cooney , Paul Crook , Gordon Dalton , Rhiannon Davies , Gabriel Di Mauro , Lucy Donald , Nathan Down , Tom Down , Tamara Dubnyckyj , Sarah Dudman , Zachary Dutton , Jenny Eden , Garry Edmiston-Taylor , Frances Edmonds , Kelly Ewing , Jane Fairhurst , Philip Flanagan , Susan Francis , Pippa Gatty , Richard Graville , Jason Gregory , Oliver Guyon , Adam Hennessey , Christopher Holloway , Laure Hudson , Mew Jirasirikul , Andy Jones , Graham Jones , Lucia Jones , Jarik Jongman , Bernadette Kerrigan , Catherine Knight , Catrin Llwyd , Paula MacArthur , Alice MacDonald , Christopher Marsh , Eilish McCann , Michael McCormack , Rachel McDonnell , James Moore , Anthony Morris , Ruth Murray , Sylwia Narbutt , Max Naylor , Rolina Nell , Philip Nicol , Elvire Oddy , Mahali O’Hare , Amy Owen , Susanne Lund Pangrazio , Wu Peiwen , Nadja Plein , Rhodrin Rees , William Reinsch , Geza Ricz , Tim Ridley , Luke Roberts , Ed Saye , Lee Shott , Jayne Anita-Smith , Tomos Sparnon , Danilo Stojanovic , Mircea Teleaga , Molly Thomson , Hannah Turner-Duffin , Avis Underwood , Monica Perez Vega , Ziling Wang , Jan Williams.

Art galleries and exhibitions in Wales

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery is a partner of London’s Tate gallery, and it’s famous for its multi-million-dollar-pound renovations. Richard Glynn Vivian founded this gallery in 1911 and still remains one of the favorite places of many established artists.

Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff

Martin Tinney Gallery

Martin Tinney Gallery is a privately-owned establishment that features work of Wales most established contemporary artists. Also, this facility displays the work of the most recognized Welsh artists such as Josef Herman and Graham Sutherland, Kyffin Williams, and others.

Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw, Pwllheli

Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw is a 19th-century gothic mansion located at Llŷn Peninsula. It was designed to store art collections of Jones-Parry family of the Madryn Estate. This beautiful building will take your breath away, and it’s worthy of your time.

The Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

The RCA was founded in 1881. The group of British artists decided to head to a grand tour of Europe, looking for a dramatic landscape or North Wales. This gallery hosts six exhibitions annually, and Prince Charles is one of its patrons.

The Royal Cambrian Academy

Oriel y Parc Gallery, St Davids

St Davids is the smallest city in Britain, heaving only 2000 residents. Oriel y Parc Gallery is an excellent place to spend your time and enjoy beautiful art collection.

Oriel Wrecsam

Oriel Wrecsam is one of the most popular establishments of the Contemporary Visual and Applied Arts in North East Wales. Currently, they have an off-site collection, while the leading site is located on Chester Street.

Oriel MOSTYN Gallery, Llandudno

Oriel MOSTYN GalleryThis gallery showcases the best international contemporary crafts and arts. It is not only focused on artists from Wales, but from abroad as well.

The National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales has an impressive space and exhibits more than 1800 pieces. Here you will find many contemporary, modern, as well as traditional treasures. They also feature permanent and contemporary exhibitions.

MOMA Machynlleth

Located in converted Wesleyan Chapel, MOMA Machynlleth displays an amazing permanent collection of the best artists of the 20th century. This is a historic part of the town, quite enjoyable to spend your time.

Ffin y Parc Gallery

Ffin y Parc Gallery is one of the best commercial galleries in Wales. It contains a wide range of pieces, and it hosts regular exhibitions for some of the finest artists.

White Lion Street Gallery, Tenby

The White Lion Street Gallery is more focused on local artists, working with different materials such as sculpture and ceramics.

National Museum of Art, Cardiff

National Museum of Art

Five centuries of work made the National Museum of Art, one of the most prominent establishments in Wales. Renowned artists around the world showcase their work here.

The Albany Gallery, Cardiff

The Albany Gallery was founded in 1965 and shows the work or well-respected artists such as Ceri Auckland Davies, Nick Holly, Gwyn Roberts, and many others.