The Artist’s Story with Graham Parker & Amir Nejad | Art

Behind every creative, there is a story.

There is a reason why every dancer dances, every writer writes and every painter paints.

I recently chatted to two Swansea-based artists, Graham Parker & Amir A Nejad, who exhibited their work last week in the Oriel Bach Gallery. Their collaborative exhibition, ‘Face to the Sea’, displayed the artists’ two very different styles side by side; Graham depicts energetic seascapes in his work while Amir focuses on intricately detailed portraits.

In this post, they talk very candidly about the experiences that influence their craft in their own words.

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Dalit Leon’s ‘Time Signatures’ | Reviews

You could be forgiven for missing the Elysium Gallery completely.

Tucked away on a busy Swansea street, the gallery offers a break from the madness and a descent into a calming, tranquil space.

Escaping into a different dimension is particularly apt for the current exhibition on display, Dalit Leon’s Time Signatures. Her focus for the artwork has been her ‘fascination with time…and the relationship between time and space; the passage of time but also the sense of timelessness.’ Continue reading “Dalit Leon’s ‘Time Signatures’ | Reviews”

UK Blog Awards! | News

We’re now in May & it is still raining outside! What is going on?!

A couple of weeks ago, we escaped the horrible weather & made the trip to London to attend the UK Blog Awards at the Park Plaza, Westminster; my brother’s fab website WalesOnCraic was shortlisted for an award – yay!  Continue reading “UK Blog Awards! | News”

Staying Healthy with TOTM Organic! | News

Happy Friday everyone – hope you’ve all had a great week!

Last week, I was invited to go to the Hilton Hotel for International Women’s Day as a guest of Time of the Month – a company who make 100% organic sanitary products for women. Continue reading “Staying Healthy with TOTM Organic! | News”

Crossing the Whitewash | Book Review

Hey guys,

I hope you’re all well!

I’ve got a book review for you today & with the Six Nations coming up, I thought it only right that I should review a book centred on rugby – in fact, it’s a Rugby World Cup thriller!  Continue reading “Crossing the Whitewash | Book Review”

My October Favourites | YouTube

‘What did Allie enjoy in the month of October?’ I hear you cry.

Just kidding – ha! But if you were wondering, I made a little video on my favourite beauty product, book, musician, food & clothes and you can see it below 🙂 Continue reading “My October Favourites | YouTube”

Tenby, Wales | Travel

Hey guys!

I hope you’re all well!

If you follow me on Instagram (@alliemariarose), you probably will have already seen that we went to Tenby in West Wales a couple of weeks ago.

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