Artizan 2017 - Book Now!

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Artizan has been open for nearly two and half years now, running a range of stewarded, self-stewarded, group, solo, open and mixed exhibitions. We’ve learnt a lot along the way, developed and expanded the space and built a great local and national following.

With the offer of 4 spaces at the gallery for 2017 including the new rear gallery at Artizan, our basement space and the addition of a second gallery on Lucius Street – The Torbay Gallery managed by owner Andy Reed – next year is going to be bigger and better and we’re trying something a little bit different; The 2017 Solo Series.

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The model for the year will see the 3 main gallery spaces each play host to 1 artist providing a full showcase of their work in a solo exhibition. These solo shows will be complimented by 2 open exhibitions in July and December into which all artists booking solo exhibitions will be automatically entered.

We’ve decided to run this model based on the success of solo exhibitions and shows featuring a smaller number of artists and we believe it represents the best opportunity for us to support our local artists. Feedback from regular and seasonal customers has suggested that our visitors want to explore a fuller body of an artist’s work and the early success of our café gallery (where we have trialled this) has shown it to be popular. Additionally, in having a smaller number of artists in each exhibition we hope to offer more focused promotional work and provide a greater array of digital and print content to engage our audience and client base.

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With the continued provision of two annual open exhibitions and the offer of new and diverse spaces to display work, 2017 promises to raise our ability to support the local artistic community. The additional development of “The Belgravia Galleries” – a collaboration between The Gallery (Kevin Cowell), The Torbay Gallery (Andrew Reed) and Artizan Gallery – Lucius Street and the Belgrave area promise to become a destination for art.

Our monthly Private Views will see both venues open for guests to explore and enjoy, we'll be producing more focused and regular content on each of our artists and have more resources at our fingertips than ever before to make each and every exhibition a success.

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We're now taking bookings to fill the whole of the 2017 calendar and would particularly like to hear from artists interested in exhibiting in the first quarter. Sam Regan will be joining us in the Artizan Main Gallery for January, but with the relative newness of Torbay Gallery and our Rear Gallery, these spaces are still available to hire for January.

Long anticipated renovations on the basement space of the gallery will also be coming to a conclusion at the start of next year. This new space will offer a dedicated display area for 3D works and we'll also be offering the space as an affordable pop-up retail unit for online sellers and creatives to try their hand on the high-street.

 

 

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