Criw Celf starts March 2023

Find out more about our creative programme for young people.

Deadline for applications Saturday 11th February

We've just launched this year’s Criw Celf programme for young people with a keen interest in the visual arts.

The programme will engage with some of Wales’ most exciting and diverse artists, working with the gallery’s inspiring programme of exhibitions and events.


How to apply for Criw Celf 2023

  • Complete the application form with a parent or carer
  • Send us good quality photographs of two of your favourite pieces of recent work.
  • Tell us about a living artist who inspires you and why. We’d like to know why being creative is important to you. Share this in a short statement (200 words max), a voice recording or video.
  • Send to kate@orieldavies.org

Deadline for applications - SATURDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2023


Criw Celf is a creative programme for young people with a passion for the visual arts.

Oriel Davies brings together 12 to 18 year olds to experience contemporary visual art through workshops, visits to artists studios and public galleries and events.

We want to make the application process as accessible as possible. We welcome applications from all levels of experience in any medium - this can be a short written statement, a voice recording or video or face to face conversation for example).

We are particularly interested in hearing from young people who are underrepresented in current arts and culture. This includes, but is not limited to, young artists of colour, disabled young artists, LGBTQIA+ and non-binary young people, and young people who consider themselves to be working-class.

A fee of £35 is payable on acceptance which includes the costs of all activities, materials and trips. Free places are available to applicants eligible for free school meals.

If you have any questions about your application, please get in touch with Kate on 01686 625041 or email kate@orieldavies.org

Drawing Rembrandt with Christine Mills

Published: 18.01.2023