Creating a memory with Carys Davies

We are delighted to have recently taken a delivery of Carys Davies pottery at For Arts Sake.  Carys Davies throws pots in porcelain – then marks and alters them before glazing with shiny crackle glazes or volcanic rough ones, sometimes both. After a ceramics degree at Harrow, Carys worked for Edmund de Waal for five

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Interview with Martin Grover

An artist whose playful narrative runs throughout his work, Martin Grover’s strengths lie in observation and anecdote. His work captures and recalls childhood recollections, minor street incidents and states of mind. Since leaving the Royal Academy Schools in 1987 Grover has exhibited in France, USA, Australia, Holland, Belgium and Hong Kong, as well as at

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Louise Davies new works

We were delighted when artist, printer and painter Louise Davies got in touch last week to share with us some of her most recent work and update us about the new direction she is taking. Louise’s work is primarily concerned with the landscape. Some of the prints are based on childhood memories, reflecting on the

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Mychael Barratt, Featured Artist

Mychael Barratt, our current Featured Artist, was born in Toronto, Canada but thinks of himself as a Londoner since arriving for what was meant to be a two week stay twenty years ago. He has a great zeal for his adopted home and includes local settings that have a personal resonance in much of his

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Happy Birthday Helen Hanson

Today we wish happy birthday to printmaker Helen Hanson.  Helen Hanson is a professional Printmaker who shows her work in galleries throughout Britain.  She exhibited with Greenwich Printmakers for many years and was a founder member of South Bank Printmakers before moving to Deal. She is a member of the Society of Botanical Artists and

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Ealing Open 2014 Art Prize

The winner of the 8th Ealing Open 2014 art prize at Pitzhanger Manager House & Gallery was chosen last week and we were delighted to be asked to present the prize to Stuart Pound of Northfields, who has worked in film, digital video and the visual arts since the early 1970s, and won the prize

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Happy Birthday Brad Faine

Today we wish happy birthday to printmaker Brad Faine.  Born in 1945 in Brighton, Brad Faine studied painting and printmaking at Leicester College of Art and at Goldsmiths College. He then taught printmaking part-time at Farnham College of Art and St. Martin’s School of Art as well as lecturing at numerous colleges before setting up

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Jennie Ing, printmaker of the week

Our printmaker of the week is Jennie Ing Jennie’s work mainly features the urban environment and the places she knows best: London and its nearby area. It is an interest in architecture and a fascination with the way space is taken up in our cities that have led to these pieces, as well the patterns, repetition and

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Own Art 10 year anniversary.

Here’s an article from The Telegraph talking about the Own Art scheme, celebrating it’s 10th year anniversary. The scheme focuses on making contemporary art affordable for artworks between £100 – £2,500 in which you pay the amount in 10 equal installments at 0% APR. We’ve had the Own Art scheme for a couple of years

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Peter Blake – 75 Years of the Beano print.

Our Peter Blake exhibition is opening tomorrow at 6pm, we’re all very excited here at the gallery. We’re also very pleased to announce that we’ll be exclusively previewing Peter Blake’s newest print ’75 Years of the Beano’. Have a click here to see more information:

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New email: Peter Blake Exhibition – 3 Decades in Print

We are proud to launch  the latest evolution of our gallery: a purpose built exhibition space that will enable a rolling exhibition programme throughout the year with Peter Blake: Three Decades in Print. The exhibition will feature a comprehensive selection of over 70 of Blake’s printed works ranging from iconic pop art pieces to his

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