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Celebration of Carolyn’s Professional Journey

Carolyn Davies   - 2018 Our colleague Carolyn Davies sadly passed away on the 7th of April, 2018, after a brave battle fought with dignity. Our fellow trustee, Sandra Morgan, a close and lifelong friend of Carolyn's, has written the following tribute. I met Carolyn in...

Become a Friend of The Foundation

We have a long way to travel. Why not join us along the way on this interesting journey? We would love to hear your stories, ideas, and memories of Josef Herman’s work; the life and times in which he lived; what his legacy means to Ystradgynlais or how it can benefit...

Print Residency at The Curwen Studio 2016

Farewell Rock The last coal miners of South Wales An exhibition of new work by artist Hilary Powell Preview 18:00 – 20:30, 28 July 2016 Exhibition open 29 July – 23 August 2016* The Welfare, Brecon Road, Ystradgynlais, SA9 1JJ The exhibition will be opened by Wayne...

Special Raffle

This Special Raffle of works by artists Valerie Ganz and Mike Jones will be drawn at the launch of the 'Friends of Josef Herman Foundation' on 16th October 2015 at the Welfare, Ystradgynlais. Tickets are £5 and on sale from the Foundation.                            ...

Eisteddfod 2015

Cyhoeddodd Mererid Hopwood mai Menna Angharad sydd wedi ennill Gwobr Josef Herman Dewis Y Bobl yn Eisteddfod Maldwyn a'r Gororau 2015. Mae'r disgrifiad o waith Menna Angharad yn y Lle Celf yn dweud ei bod yn creu 'portreadau eiconig o wrthrychau digon cyffredin'. Yn...

Project Assistant Job Opportunity

Required: Project Assistant (Clerical & Administrative) Introduction The Josef Herman Art Foundation Cymru (JHAFC) is a registered charity. It was founded in 2002 to encourage the public appreciation of the visual arts by people of all ages, and to honour the artist...

Project Manager Job Opportunity

Josef Herman Foundation Project Manager Required Introduction The Josef Herman Art Foundation Cymru (JHAFC) is a registered charity. It was founded in 2002 to encourage, through exhibitions, the public appreciation of the visual arts by people of all ages, and to...

Rabab Ghazoul – Mining Josef Herman Project Artist

On Sunday 12 July, internationally renowned artist Rabab Ghazoul presented a participatory open rehearsal of song followed by a performance with Welsh choirs at The Welfare, Ystradgynlais, which brought to life the work of Polish émigré artist Josef Herman. Ghazoul,...

Schools Project 2015

Young artists inspired by Josef Herman and their local landscape Photo:Ffion Roberts Drakley A new exhibition of young people’s artwork inspired by the internationally renowned artist Josef Herman opened this week at the Welfare Ystradgynlais with a celebratory event....

Sarah Rhys, Artist in Residence

Sarah Rhys’s residency is a research and development Arts Council Wales funded project. She has been exploring  Ystradgynlais and the surrounding area responding to the place and landscape through a deep mapping, responding and creating interventions with drawings,...

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