‘The building is comfortable, the grandeur gentle, the atmosphere relaxed, unlike the highly-charged excitement of some city galleries. Hikers, holiday-makers and art connoisseurs mingle. The art is tribute to the diversity of Welsh talent. Pieces such as ‘Three Mastered Schooner and Lighthouse Scrimshawed on an Ostrich Egg’ by Carwyn Jones who draws inspiration from the nautical folk traditions of Porthmadog, and James Naughton’s luminous, discreet landscapes, sit harmoniously in the Victorian setting. In spirited contrast are Siận McGill’s bold acidic acrylics, and Ruth Jên’s colourful, cryptic prints of Welsh Ladies. The windows are large, they invite your gaze out to the bay. ‘

Read more in the March 2019 edition of BBC Countryfile Magazine

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