Art demonstration/social evenings are held on the last Wednesday of the month. This is where a guest artist comes and gives a demonstration, usually these evenings are inspirational and full of hintsand tips to further your own art. See below for further details. Within this website you will find out more about the society and what we do, how to find us and how to join! Maybe after seeing an art demonstration you will want to pick up those brushes and give art a go.
The development includes a number of live/work units and commerical spaces some of which are now occupied by artists. As a result, a natural artistic hub is emerging and the main gallery space at KeelHouse, one of the live/work units has housed a number of successful exhibitions in the last few years. The Christmas Cornucopia are hugely successful exhibitions. Work is shown in a number of venues with a wide variety of beautiful hand-crafted gifts and artworks.
Artwork, picture framing, gifts, craftwork and cards on Mersea Island near Colchester, Essex. We provide a professional, high quality picture framing service, whether you need the finishing touch forone picture or an entire collection framed for exhibition.
Placing the artist at its core, Art Exchange is a space where art, artists and audiences can meet. Our programme of exhibitions, talks and events creates a platform for ideas to be exchanged andconnections to be made. We show international, contemporary art by established and emerging artists, historic figures who continue to inspire, and group shows relevant to current debate. Our artist-in-residence programme allows us to commission new works that respond to the world around us.
At North House Gallery there are frequent and varied exhibitions of paintings, drawings, sculpture, original prints and books by modern and contemporary artists of East Anglian, national andinternational fame. North House Gallery was established in 1999 by Penelope Hughes-Stanton in the former studio of her father, the painter and wood-engraver Blair Hughes-Stanton.
Our integrated programme of work includes projects, exhibitions and publications by established and emerging artists, as well as extensive learning opportunities and artists' support initiatives. Overthe last fifteen years firstsite has gained a strong reputation by presenting ambitious work to new audiences in the East of England and beyond.
If you enjoy really great food served in a relaxed atmosphere with fabulous coffee amongst some of the best original art on offer locally then we think the Artcafé is just the place for you. We'reopen 9am-5pm daily. We have a fantastic breakfast menu until 11am, lunch until 3pm after which our afternoon menu offers homemade cakes and sandwiches, cream teas and superb coffees.
Munnings (1878-1959) was an immensely successful, yet controversial, artist whose career spanned almost 70 years. He was not only a major figure in the great tradition of British equestrian art butalso celebrated for his depictions of scenes from English rural life.
Cuckoo Farm Studios formed in 1992, in converted farm buildings on the northern outskirts of the historical town of Colchester. We support emerging talent through our Graduate Award Scheme, and wecontinue to develop artists through professional development.
The Art, Craft & Design Shows concentrate on providing all that is best in British art and design. The original Newmarket show has proved very popular with exhibitors and the public and we areexpanding what we do to provide new opportunities for exhibitors to reach the discerning public.