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Waiting for Something, 1–30

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Susan Adams was born in Kent but lives and works in Wales. This series of 30 paintings resulted from her appointment in 2002 as Cywaith Cymru/Oriel Mostyn Artist-in-Residence on Ynys Enlli (Bardsey Island), the legendary ‘Island of Twenty Thousand Saints’ off the coast of the Llyn Peninsula, North Wales. She arrived on the Island with a plan to produce 30 paintings during her 30 days residence, as well as work in video and sculpture, all inspired by the idea of the presence of the Saints.

Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery





oil on panel


H 36 x W 58 cm

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presented by the Contemporary Art Society for Wales

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