Established in 1977, Graham Gallery specialises in British 19th and 20th century watercolours, oils and prints. The period between 1860 and 1910 was a time when a large number of highly competentprofessional and amateur artists were painting landscapes and village and town scenes in Britain, and it is these artists and subjects which have always been very well represented at the Gallery.
Our speciality is framing and we are members of The Fine Art Trade Guild and follow the Guild Code of Ethics. Our framing team is headed by a guild commended framer with over 14 years of experience. Afull restoration service is also available and we use a Registered Fine Art Conservator. In our sculpture gallery we have a high quality selection of cold cast and foundry bronze sculptures and our giftware section includes handmade studio glass and jewellery by Jonanthan Harris.
A new concept in the World of Arts and Crafts based right in the centre of Reading, Creative Crafts & Workshops at Harris Arcade. Harris Arcade provides a wide range of specialist and unusualshops serving customers throughout the Reading area. Founded in 1930s, this quirky Arcaderemains fiercely independent and is a welcome relief from the bland familiar shops found nearly every where else.
The Art Scope gallery in the stunning atrium at CircleReading provides the ideal space for the display of contemporary art. We have 100 pieces of art on show. This is the largest collection ofaffordable art on permanent display in Reading. All the art is for sale and all profits go to the charity - Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Service.
F YOU have attended an event recently - perhaps a friend's wedding or your company Christmas party - you may have been fortunate enough to meet a silhouette artist. If so, you probably came away witha small cut-paper portrait and thought it all a lot of fun. While placing it onto the mantelpiece you may like to reflect that your new silhouette is part of a living tradition stretching back to Georgian times.
Tom Cartmill is a visual artist based in Reading, UK, whose mixed media paintings are characterised by their highly textured and intricately worked surfaces. His work explores notions of time, space,patination and erosion. Tom exhibits widely, both in the UK and overseas. He has work in numerous public and private collections thoughout the world.