It was founded at the beginning of 2010 and has gone from strength to strength. The emphasis is on providing an accessible exhibition space for local artists and makers, with plenty of opportunitiesfor visitors to meet the artists, who steward most of the shows. There will also be invited artists and local arts organisations included in the programme. The galleries are open from 10:30-4:30pm every day, and often for longer in the holidays. Thinking of joining us?
Artwave West opened in 2009. A regeneration of the former Ship Inn created a stylish open plan viewing space, the specialist museum lighting system and crisp uncluttered décor provide a superb placeto enjoy looking at and contemplating artworks. The gallery has established itself as one of the principal independent contemporary art venues in the Southwest; visitors frequently describe the gallery as uplifting and inspiring.
Artisan runs a variety of workshops from two hour sessions to weekly ongoing classes. Susan, a potter, and Liz, a glass fuser are passionate about real art and craft and they have a circle of tutorswho are all experienced in their craft and love sharing their knowledge and experience.
Born in 1964 I grew up in Bedfordshire with a love of art from an early age. I moved to Dorset in 1985 and experimented with many forms of art until finally deciding that my ideal was working withacrylic. After moving to Swanage in 2009 I was encouraged by my late father to once again put paint to canvas and fulfil my dreams. In 2013 I started painting mystical fairy scenes but my attention soon turned to the sea and the land beyond.
Shaftesbury Arts Centre is a charitable company limited by guarantee, run wholly by volunteers drawn from its membership. Established in 1957 in the old covered market in the centre of the medievalDorset hilltop market town of Shaftesbury, Shaftesbury Arts Centre is now widely recognised as one of the best volunteer membership-led arts centres in South West England.
Sue Macartney-Snape was born in Tanzania brought up in Australia and now lives and paints in London. John Julius Norwich calls her a "master of caricature" and says her paintings "illustrate theEnglish social scene more brilliantly and with greater accuracy than those of any other painter working today." Sue Macartney-Snape's prints can be purchased online. They can also be viewed throughout selected galleries in the UK, Australia, Germany and the USA.
Located in the beautiful Dorset market town of Sherborne with the Abbey, medieval buildings and numerous antique dealers, The Jerram Gallery is a Dorset Art Gallery exhibiting British Contemporarypainters and sculptors. The work displayed is in a selection of mediums; oil, watercolour, tempera, pastel. Sculpture is either in bronze or carved directly into stone. The subjects shown reflect a broad selection such as landscape, interiors, still life, the human figure, wildlife and marine.
Welcome to Union Art, the art company supplying popular Fine Art. Here you will find an extensive range of Limited and Open Edition Prints, Photography, Sculpture and Original Artworks. We offercompetitive prices together with efficient and friendly service. Our team is available to answer any questions or help you choose your new artwork, please call us between 10am - 9pm 7 days a week or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Born in 1942 Leonard Hollands studied art initially at the Heston and Isleworth Evening Institute whilst also an architectural trainee, and then, on a one to one basis, under Bertram Armitage, son ofAlfred Armitage, minor artist of the Newlyn School. Pursuing a career in architecture and surveying, and from 1971 when he was ordained, also in the Church, his painting had to be part time, although always a consuming passion, but in 2003 he began to paint full time.
We specialise in original paintings and original artist's prints by carefully selected leading contemporary and modern artists. All the works can be viewed by prior arrangement in Bournemouth TownCentre or at your home or business. Our art gallery is conveniently situated in a prime location in the centre of Bournemouth in Dorset within walking distance of The Square between Poole Hill and the Westcliff. There are a large number of Cafes and Restaurants nearby.
A new year, a new website and the start of a new road to some long-held goals. 2015 is looking like a busy year, and the order book is very healthy. There is always time to complete commissions asthey come in and I am welcoming new enquiries so please do get in touch if you have any ideas that you would like to discuss. I had the opportunity to train at one of the studios in Florence a few years ago but decided to invest in the gallery instead.
The Classic Pictures framing business has been established for over 25 years, and through it we have been known for the quality and passion we put into every product. We are located in the beautifulsouthern county of Dorset, right next to Christchurch. Our customers bring in a endless variety of incredible artistic media to be framed, from autographed Football shirts to one of a kind pieces of art. We will care for your media as much as you do.
Whatever your taste - modern, abstract, contemporary, traditional, old masters, European, sporting - we have something for you. Absolutely every subject is covered from architectural through tozoological. We have accounts with many leading print publishers and can access pictures and limited edition prints if required. We have been dealing for over 20 years with Rosenstiels, King and McGaw, Devon Publishing, International Graphics, Top Art, Eurographics and many many more.
At Wildlife Sketches we retail black and white Fine Art Prints. We are based in Bournemouth, England. And we currently specialise in the pencil art of acclaimed wildlife artist David Dancey-Wood. As Istrolled along the high street, I felt the cold penetrate my clothing. Suddenly, a small shop, nestled snugly between the Pharmacy and the Optician, attracts my attention. Despite the February sunshine, I shiver as I stare at the object of my desire.
Amerge offers the freshest, contemporary artwork straight from the freshest contemporary artists. Distributing prints of the highest quality for a very reasonable price. Amerge highlights to the worldwhat young artists are producing, art which otherwise may be quite hard to come by. Amerge is a corporation owned and operated by William Stevens aka Wil Shrike, a graduate of BA (Hons) Model making and with extensive industry experience as a model maker, illustrator and fine artist.
We opened in 2010, selling a mixture of unique local art and contemporary hand-made frames. We take a fresh approach to every piece of artwork that comes through our door to be framed and we aren'tafraid of taking on new challenges. Our focus is on making sure every piece looks it's best.
Sherborne House Arts (SHA) develops and curates visual arts exhibitions and projects. Whilst preparing for an eventual return to curating the programme at Sherborne House, SHA is continuing to presentvisual arts in the region through our partner projects b-side and Ex Lab. For more details on these and other visual arts exhibitions and events see The White Room and Current Projects. See also Evolver magazine and website for visual arts and performance listings in the region.
Al is a pencil artist, and also paints bright colourful canvases. He is inspired by the landscape and animals along the Dorset coast. Each drawing or painting has its own unique appeal either for itsfree- flowing pencil style or its vibrant colours. Dogs, hares, sheep, square cows, and many other animals are all given the Al Hayball treatment.
Based in London & Poole UK, we are ex London gallery owners who now act as contemporary art brokers and consultants. Please see 'Browse Art' for examples of our available and sold works and our'Buying & Selling Guide' for further information on how you can sell your own previously purchased art via this website. VAT not charged so save at least 20% on normal retail prices.
Stephen Bishop is a passionate artist who has been living and painting in Dorset since 1989. His works have been collected by Royal Academician Sir Anthony Caro OBE and distinguished painter LadySheila Girling as well as the BBC Antiques Roadshow presenter Paul Atterbury. Stephen Bishop is available for gallery representation in the UK and Internationally.