Milkwood Gallery and Cardiff Cycle Festival

The art.spoke.soul exhibition has been growing again. Milkwood is the final venue of theĀ  Bike Art Trail Cardiff 2012 to open its doors to cyclists for this years Cardiff Cycle Festival.

There is work by Lucy Driscoll, Eliza Southwood, Mark Robson, Lucy Freegard and more. Resident artist Sophie Elliott has begun her cycling journeys through the wet Welsh landscape from Caerphilly to Cardiff. She’ll be working towards an open evening at Milkwood Gallery on 12th July.

Places are still available for Cardiff Cycle Tours Art Trail; a ride from The Coal Exchange, along the Ely Trail, to Roath, and back through Bute Park and the Taff Trail. A conversation between myself and artist Sophie Elliott will also feature. Book through www.cardiffcycletours.com.

Come along to PrintHaus this Saturday for the Barenaked Micro Beer Festival from 2pm and see the exhibition. If you fancy riding the trail, I could lead a group from 3.30pm(ish); just turn up with a bike.

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Lucy Driscoll

Lucy Driscoll of Windsor

I first met Lucy in the depths of last year’s stubborn winter on a residency at Arteles Creative Centre, Finland. We toiled together for one month producing scandanavian inspired art works, discovering an eclectic collection of 80’s musical delights and devouring whole salmon with all manor of pickled edibles.

Lucy oozes charm with a good eye for a vintage bargain and upmost talent for paper cut illustrations. She has kindly agreed to show some of her work in this year’s Cardiff Cycle Festival. If I know Lucy, vintage cycling literature will be an inspiration along with a love of her own two wheels.

Check out her work here: http://www.lucydriscoll.com/