The UpStAiRs Gallery Beccles
Why we are commission free: To allow lower prices for artists and buyers giving more opportunities in your purchase and more opportunities for artists to sell their work at more affordable prices
This month is a fabulous month at the galleries. We have many artists works in the 15 galleried rooms on display, and a beautiful Textile show featuring many of the counties most wonderful textile artists. We also have ‘Latitude’ weekend this weekend, with interest from visitors all over the UK visiting our town and our arts, and also Beccles wonderful amenities.
Michelle Payne (resident lifecaster) has an exhibition at The Frame Gallery and Workshop, St Nicholas Street Ipswich, involving the goalkeeper for Ipswich Town Football Club, dont miss this wonderful display of bodyparts!!! (exhibition runs until August 1st) for further information on Michelle’s works, please visit www.michellepayne.co.uk
Michelle work is also due to appear on the front cover of the new Keeping Abreast Calendar – launch date Sept 09 visit www.keepingabreast.org.uk for further details
Also we have visitors to our region in the shape of ‘TWO’ giant Ducks, for more on this ducking good fun-follow the gallery website!
More News: 2009
We are opening one room for commissioned artists only – see updates on the website for this opportunity. A commissioned UK website is due to shortly follow – currently under construction, for all artists that wish to be on our new website, please email our gallery manager: FAO Rosemary Wheatley [email protected] for further information to be sent to you.
Visit our galleries to see the wealth of our regions artists:
MARK WARD, DAVID LEATHERS, MARY SMITH, SHEILA FORD, PAUL GRIGGS, SARAH CLATWORTHY, JAN HOUCHEN, PENNY BROOKE, TRACY KEMP (illustrator) JOEL BENJAMIN (Illustrator)
Guest artists and photography Dan Tunstall Pedoe, Roger Crockford, Peter Farrington, Paul and Ryan Edwards, Louise Maclaren, Gillian Wu,
Jewellery: KAREN CONROY (polymer clay), LARA (medieval jewellery design) ELIZ DWYER (beaded Jewellery Design)
Textile Artists: Clare Turner, Sheila Ford, Rosemary Simpson, Victoria Hook, Victoria swanston, Claire Innocent, Rainemaker, Alison Couchman, Ellie Mead (sofarwanted)
Coming in August 2009:
Venues for the arts throughout Beccles
Beccles Society of Artists Show – judging begins!
For any information on the gallery call the gallery team on
The UpStairs Gallery
BECCLES, Suffolk, NR34 9HH