Dreams of Shadows – new exhibition by Philip Muirden

Friday 4th March sees the opening of the exhibition, Dreams of Shadows by the renowned Welsh artist, Philip Muirden, at Barnabas Arts House. This prolific painter’s latest body of work concerns itself with ‘dreams of the future’ and boldly addresses the possibilities of tomorrow. 

For a chance to meet the artist, do come along to the Private View on Friday evening, 4 March, at 7pm. Exhibition will be officially opened by Paul Flynn MP. Refreshments provided.


In the 1930s Christabel Pankhurst coined the slogan, “War will cease when men refuse to fight.”

Philip Muirden a “painter of boats”, producer of homespun surrealism and questioner of human behaviour believes that as an artist he should “embrace political issues as well as the production of furnishing pictures of sandy beaches and domesticated wolves.”

In the year 500BC, Pindar the Greek queried’ “What is man? What is he not? Mankind is a dream of a shadow.”

Dreams of Shadows is Muirden’s most recent collection of work and can be seen at BAH until 20 April 2016.

 All works are for sale. Barnabas Arts House is open Tues-Fri:9.30-4.30 & Sat 9.30-1.00.

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