In the Studio with Lee Ellis.

In the Studio with Lee Ellis.

In many ways, Lee’s studio is like his work; bright and busy, full of colour and energy. Old, new and unfinished pieces sit side by side, along with tubes of paint, aerosol cans and a gas mask. This suits Lee, who likes to mix up his practice, often moving from

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Art and Memory.

Art and Memory.

Memory is fascinating because there are so many unknowns – why do we remember what we do, and why do we forget? How accurate are our recollections? It’s not just scientists and psychologists exploring these questions, but artists too. For centuries the subject of memory has been interpreted, resulting in

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Incorporating Photography in Art.

Incorporating Photography in Art.

Photography has had a transformative impact on art. Starting with its inception in the 1840s, photography has given artists the means to depict accurate, naturalistic form – a realism that had been actively sought after throughout much of European art history. However, photography was marginalised for many years and refused

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Environmental Impact of Art: Part 1

Environmental Impact of Art: Part 1

The environmental impact of the commercial art world has been well documented. From the millions of flights taken by people and artworks, travelling the world for shows and exhibitions, to the mountains of plastic packaging used to wrap works, it is undeniable that the environmental impact is widespread. It would

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2019 Winter Show. Open till 24.12.19.

2019 Winter Show. Open till 24.12.19.

Our annual Winter Show in the West End runs right up to Xmas Eve with an ever evolving collection of works on show. From our latest finds to some fast rising stars. We’ve stacked the booths with limited edition prints, unique photography, unseen drawings and some stunning original paintings. And

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Winter Exhibition at Princes Square

Winter Exhibition at Princes Square

We’re delighted to be residing in the beautiful Princes Square in the run up to Xmas. With a rotational 2019 Winter Exhibition showcasing work from our established Gallery stars alongside our latest finds and breakout talent. More walls, more art, so much more to love! And don’t forget…our annual Winter

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Lee Ellis "Pretty Ugly" October Show.

Lee Ellis “Pretty Ugly” October Show.

Lee Ellis realised he didn’t want to be a Graphic Designer pretty quickly after finishing his degree in Graphic Design (much to our pleasure). Instead he poured all his creative energy into abstracted expressive painting. His unsettling, comical and sometimes disturbing portraits haven’t gone unnoticed here at the gallery. Ellis’

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Changing Landscapes (Part II): Nature in crisis?

Changing Landscapes (Part II): Nature in crisis?

With Scotland recording its hottest night EVER in July, global warming is understandably on our minds… As Olafur Eliasson astutely points out in his extremely popular current exhibition at the Tate Modern in London, “art has a carbon footprint, too.” But what exactly does he mean? Art, in its many

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Summer Scenes Printed From Screens.

Summer Scenes Printed From Screens.

Screen-prints exist in a different artistic dimension to that of paintings. The creative process follows a different path, the artist’s brush is replaced by a squeegee (yes, that is really what it’s called), and the canvas is substituted for silkscreens and paper. Prints are usually produced in limited editions, numbered

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Breakout Artists 2019: Show runs from 29.06.19 - 08.08.19

Breakout Artists 2019: Show runs from 29.06.19 – 08.08.19

Fresh and untainted, these works are individual, true to their maker and bursting with originality. Each unique from the other, the works on display compliment each other and whilst some evoke feeling, others provoke thought and are all a visual delight. Saturday 29th June saw the opening of our annual

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Megan Wood “Inflorescence” Show Opens 26.05.19

Request Brochure Megan Wood’s first solo show entitled “Inflorescence” opens at the gallery this Sunday 26th May and we’d love you to be there. If you can’t make it, please request a brochure above.  Inflorescence by Megan Wood My artwork is a modern reaction to the theme of travel in

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