Buying ArTS & CRAFTS
Below we have illustrated just a small selection of what is available from these Craftsmen and Galleries
CANVAS FOR CREATIVITY, ART COUTURE PAINSWICK, STUDIOS AT RED STABLES, YOKEHOUSE LANE, PAINSWICK GL6 7QS
This is a creative event that is seeking a home to celebrate their wild and colourful body designs. Watch this space for news of their next showcase in 2019. Formerly located at the ACP Gallery, Painswick.
01452 814522 canvasforcreativity.com
AXLE ARTS, 9 LEIGHTON ROAD, BATH BA1 4NF
The Director Bridget Sterling is a consultant, curator and dealer of the arts and holds exhibitions from her home and with collaboration with other art galleries and via On-Line. Her artists range from painters to sculptors top ceramicists. Herewith a small example of their work.
01225 461230 axlearts.com
Bingham’s Art Gallery, SHEEP STREET, Stow-On-The-Wold Glos GL54 1HQ
Bingham’s is a relatively new gallery on the block. Indeed, Stow is becoming quite a centre for the Arts. Andy the Curator is steadily building a coterie of fine artists and sculptors. Watch this space!
07778 464094 binghamsartsgallery.com
Brian Sinfield Gallery, 127 HIGH STREET, Burford OX18 4RE
A highly respected gallery featuring changing exhibitions of modern and contemporary paintings, sculpture and ceramics.
Open Tu-Sa 10-5.
Campden Gallery, High Street, Chipping Campden, glos gl55 6ag
One of the most respected of Cotswold galleries has constant changing exhibitions of paintings, sculpture and prints.
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10-5, Sunday 11-4.
01386 841555 campdengallery.co.uk
CONDERTON POTTERY, The old forge, conderton, tewkesbury gl20 7pp
Toff Milway has a distinctive style. His speciality is stoneware pots that have been salt glazed. Dishes with elaborate natural world images and pots with figurative sculptures. He also produces a range for the garden.
Open Monday to Saturday 9-5.
01386 725387 toffmilway.co.uk
DAVID SIMON CONTEMPORARY, 4 bartlett street, BATH ba1 2qz
This little gallery (across two floors) has been stimulating Bath’s citizens since the year 2,000. With a full range of painters’ work, sculptures and ceramics. Indeed, the City of Bath has been the subject matter of much of the work on display, from the Rugby ground to the minutae of street life.
Open daily except Wednesday and Sundays 10-6.
01225 460189 davidsimoncontemporary.com
Fosse Gallery, The Square, Stow-ON-THE-WOLD GL54 1AF
Well-established gallery displaying paintings; contemporary and modern, most artists are RA, RAI, ROI members.
Open M-Sa 10.30-5.
Gallery Pangolin, 9 Chalford INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, CHALFORD GL6 8NT
Specialises in modern and contemporary bronze sculptures that have been caste in their foundry and also sculpture's drawings.
Open M-F 10-6, Sa 10-1.
Guild of Handicraft and The Gallery @ The Guild - The Old Silk Mill, SHEEP STREET, CHIPPING CAMPDEN GL55 6DS
Founded in 1888 as part of the 'Arts & Crafts’ movement. The Harts gold and silversmith workshops (open Tu-Su) remain in situ and the Gallery@The Guild is a co-operative of artists and craftspeople.
Open daily all year. Coffee shop.
IONA GALLERY, 4 high street, WOODSTOCK ox20 1tf
Iona has a full range of paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and woodwork, jewellery and prints. The difference with this gallery is that because its a kind of co-operative the pricing of the artwork on display is exceptional value for money. Sometimes a third of what you would expect to pay in another gallery.
Open Monday to Saturday 10-5.30, Sunday 11-5.
01993 811464 ionahousegallery.org
Jack Russell Gallery, 41 High Street, CHIPPING SODBURY BS37 6BA
Jack was Gloucestershire’s and England’s wicketkeeper, and (saviour) batsmen for many years in the late 1980s and 90s. He started painting cricket scenes in the West Indies in 1990 and has since built an international reputation. His paintings cover diverse subjects; cricket, landscape, the legal profession, portraits and wildlife. Originals and prints for sale.
Open M-F 9.30-1. 01454 329583 jackrussell.co.uk
John Davies Gallery, 6 FOSSEWAY BUSINESS CENTRE, MORETON-IN-MARSH
A much-respected Cotswold gallery established in 1977. Six fully catalogued annual exhibitions. Fine period, post impressionist and contemporary paintings.
Lacock pottery, 1 the tanyard, church street, lacock, chippenham, sn15 2lb
By the time you arrive here you may well believe you are stuck in a time warp. Indeed, this business is set within the old Village Workhouse overlooking the beautiful churchyard. The gallery sells a full range of work by a variety of potters, namely David and Simone McDowell who live with the premises. Bed and Breakfast accommodation is available.
01249 730266 lacockpottery.com
LONG ROOM GALLERY, queen anne house, high street, WINChcombe, glos gl54 5lj
For all connoisseurs of ceramics this gallery will be a real find. It holds an unusual achival collection of Studio and Country Slipware from the C19 and C20. This exhibition features studio pottery from Britain and Japan, and includes the work of a number of potters: Bernard Leach, Michael Cardew, Ray Finch, Katharine Pleydell-Bouverie, William Marshall, Hamada Shoji and Ken Matsuzaki.
The Custodian holds two Selling Exhibitions twice a year, and is also open by appointment: 01242 602319.
NEW BREWERY ARTS, BREWERY COURT, CRICKLADE STREET, CIRENCESTER GL7 1JH
They claim to be the centre for contemporary crafts in the Cotswolds. No doubt because they manage too get grants from the Arts Council. There are some 150+ British maker’s work on display. There is an Exhibition area, as well as studios for glass, ceramics, textiles and furniture. Workshops and courses are run for all. Good cafe, and the cream on the cake is some stylish accommodation at The Barrel Store; 14 rooms for up to 43 guests.
01285 657181 newbreweryarts.org.uk
Richard Hagen Gallery, Stable Lodge, 55-57 HIGH STREET, BROADWAY WR12 7DP
One of the Cotswold’s finest galleries and after 40-years in the business Richard specialises in contemporary artists; Stephen Mangan, Jean B Martin, Linda Styles, Linda Smith, Emma S Davis. Many awash with bright colours.
Open daily, except W & Su, 10-1, 2-5. 01386 853624 richardhagen.com
TRINITY HOUSE MODERN, 35 High Street, Broadway WR12 7DP
A contemporary collection of Modern British Paintings are their speciality; Dame Laura Knight, Donald McIntyre, Edward Seago, amongst others. All from £2,000. Their more conservative articles of art can be found at No 20 High Street.
WESTBURY FINE ART BATH, 16 alfred street, bath ba1 2qp
This gallery is considered by its Peers to be the leading Fine Art Gallery outside London. Consultants in Old Master paintings and sculpture, advising on acquisitions and offering advice on art investment and consultancy. There are paintings aundsculptures from the Renaissance to the Baroque, C17 sculptures and C18 and C19 paintings from the English and Dutch Schools.
Open Monday to Saturday 10.30-6.
01225 330022 westburyfineart.co.uk
WHICHFORD POTTERY, whichford, nr shipston-on-stour, warwickshire cv36 5pg
If you are seeking a large pot of immense girth Whichford may well have what you seek. They create English Terracotta frost-proof flowerpots. There are various ranges to choose from: the Shakespeare, William Morris, RHS and Alice plus custom-made pots. In fact, drop in and you will just go potty for their pots.
01608 684416 whichfordpottery.com
WINCHCOMBE POTTERY, broadway road, winchcombe, glos gl54 5nu
One of the country’s most respected potteries know throughout the ceramic world from Nigeria to Japan and back. Indeed, the Finch Father (Ray) and Son were legends in this tight community of potters. A large variety of hand-made domestic ware on sale in the shop. Open daily Monday to Friday 8-5, Saturday 10-4 (& Sunday May to September 12-4).
01242 602462 winchcombepottery.co.uk