We source unique art from poor artists around the world. Every painting sold funds one child's education in Tanzania and the remaining profits and split equally between the artist and the company. ThePositive Ideas Company was created by Iman Fadaei in 2011 to create social businesses with a positive impact on society.
Art Shape runs a countywide programme of arts courses and projects with a specific focus on disability issues and social inclusion. We target our activities at providing opportunities for adults andchildren facing disabling barriers, particularly learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health service users and survivors, victims of domestic abuse and older people.
We are in Quedgeley off the B4008 - 3 miles from Junction 12 of M5. From Junction 12 M5 take the A38 signposted to Gloucester and then the sliproad B4008 to Quedgeley. Turn right at the 2nd Roundaboutinto Quedgeley Retail Park, left at the next roundabout and right by Royal Mail into Space Business Centre. Near to the gallery there is a retail area. A lovely canal to walk along is a short drive away with a canalside pub serving good food.
The Cotswold Craftsmen is a non profit making group of professional craftsmen and women who live in and around the Cotswolds, promoting high quality genuine craftsmanship. Members will activelyparticipate in the running of the Group and there is a constitutional requirement to exhibit at a minimum number of Cotswold Craftsmen events a year. All work by a member must be original and hand made by that member.
This website contains a catalogue of 5,000 hand coloured intaglio art prints, individually printed from the original, often antique, etched copper and steel plates. These represent some of the finesttraditional art prints available today, being true archival quality etchings and engravings taken from the original steel and copper plates, printed on custom made acid-free heavy weight paper with many being hand coloured to a very high standard.
Welcome to Nature in Art, the world's first museum and art gallery dedicated to fine, decorative and applied art inspired by nature. Our unrivalled collection is housed in a fine Georgian mansion,featured in Simon Jenkins's book 'England's 1000 Best Houses', just outside the famous cathedral city of Gloucester.
We believe that developing your artistic skill should be a fun and engaging process. Whether its fine art, ceramics or craft, we cater for both beginners and the more advanced artist, wishing to workin the company of others. With this aim, we provide an environment that is both relaxed and informal. We offer each learner encouragement and professional guidance. Enabling everyone to enjoy a social experience as well as to achieve their full potential.
We have a very special evening coming up for MATTERSmeets on June 22nd, with a screening of the award winning film, 'The Economics of Happiness', followed by a live Skype call with HelenaNorberg-Hodge, the maker of the film. Yes! Virtually live from Frida Kahlo's home, The Blue House! We bring you photographs taken within the last 24 hours of Frida's home, La Casa Azul by deepspacestudio artist, Janie Ranger, reporting from Mexico City!
Carnd'ache demonstration Saturday 13th September 10-4pm at Highbury Church hall. Lots of their products being demonstrated: pastel pencils, watercolour pencils, coloured pencils, neocolour, neopastel(oil), pastel cubes and graphite products by artist Robin Gray.
In 1898 the third Baron de Ferrieres, a former Mayor and MP for Cheltenham, gave 43 important paintings, mostly from Belgium and the Netherlands, to the town, together with £1000 towards the buildingof a gallery in which to house them. This was opened in 1899. In 1905 the Schools of Art and Science left the premises they occupied next door to the Art Gallery, and the Museum was opened in these rooms two years later.