PEAK at Hay Festival 2015

Helen Sear image by Lua RibieraPEAK at Hay Festival 2015 : Thursday 28th May, 10am

Artists Clare Woods and Helen Sear (who is representing Wales at the Venice Biennale 2015) will discuss the importance of their location in the English/Welsh borders, creative approaches and international practice.

Chaired by Emma Geliot, Editor of CCQ magazine.

This event is sponsored by Creative Europe Desk UK – Wales

Tickets available from SOLD OUT!

(image: Portrait of Helen Sear by Lua Ribeira)

Creative Europe Desk Wales


Artist Residency at Llwyn Celyn, Llanthony Valley

PEAK is working on a pilot project, in partnership with The Landmark Trust, to develop a programme of artist residencies during 2015-18, in response to the Trust’s renovation of Llwyn Celyn, a medieval house and farm in the Llanthony Valley.

Images from the first artist site visit to Llwyn Celyn in October 2014:

(photo credit: Emma Balch)

Landmark Trust

Diana Heeks – Black Mountains Project

Artist Diana Heeks, based in Llanrhystud, West Wales, is developing a project in the Black Mountains inspired by Raymond Williams’ un-finished novel People of the Black Mountains.

The project is funded by a ‘research and development’ grant from the Arts Council of Wales.

PEAK is a project partner, supporting Diana through mentoring and promotion. PEAK will announce an open studio day with Diana to conclude the project in the autumn.

Read the blog posts from Diana’s project:

1st visit:  16-23 March 2015

2nd visit: 15-22 May 2015

3rd visit: 4-11 September 2015