The best artists and art galleries in Gloucestershire. Including in Cheltenham, Gloucester and the Cotswolds. Details of creative arts exhibitions are shared here if you wish to be included use our CONTACT FORM.
Gloucestershire Art Gallery Guide
If you are looking to visit an art gallery in Gloucestershire then we hope you find our list informative. Art comes in many styles and forms and Gloucestershire has it all including exhibitions. These commonly take place in Gloucester, Cheltenham, The Cotswolds and also in the Forest of Dean.
Gardens Gallery Cheltenham
Located in Montpellier Gardens in Cheltenham is the Gardens Gallery. The Gardens Gallery provide versatile exhibition space for Gloucestershire artists in the very lovely Montpellier Gardens. Garden Gallery is typically open most days, it has a very diverse selection of events throughout the year. In 2019 they did 41.
The Gardens Gallery is located within the Proscenium Building which opened in 1900. The Proscenium building was built to compliment the bandstand that had provided musical performances since 1864. Historically The Proscenium was a venue for vocal concerts as well as other cultural events.
Mariana Art Gallery St. Briavels
The Mariana collection includes original paintings, prints, ceramics, bespoke greetings cards and unusual gifts at their home near St Briavels Castle. The collection also includes breakfast ware and silver jewellery. All of the galleries artworks are sourced from local artists and craftspeople within the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. More info…
Nature in Art
Located just outside Gloucester, Nature in Art is a unique art experience where all art is inspired by nature. It is the UK’s only art gallery & museum dedicated to art inspired by nature. They host exhibitions, art courses, artists in residence and much more. About Nature In Art…
Myndblue Gallery in Gloucester encourages conservation initiatives by raising awareness of heritage and the natural environment. This is achieved through the creation, exhibition & sale of eye-catching artwork. Myndblue also organise events and workshops.. More info…
Lansdown Hall & Gallery
Lansdown Hall & Gallery is located in Stroud near to the public library. The building was originally built as a temperance hall in the 19th-century. The hall now hosts a variety of art exhibitions.
Deep Space Works in Charlton Kings is an art gallery, studio & also does classes. Deepspaceworks is a unique centre in which the development of relationships between the arts, enterprise and the public, at a local, regional and global level. Deepspaceworks is run voluntarily on a not for profit basis. They are committed to delivering a broad-based, accessible Visual Arts Space to all in the community.
The deepspaceworks venue incorporates 7000 sq ft of artists studios, classrooms, events and exhibition space. It provides teaching & learning for all levels of ability; societies, bazaars and exhibitions as well as networking opportunities. A Printmaking department is currently developing to include access to Stone Lithography and Letterpress. More info…
Art at the Museum of Gloucester
Gloucester Museum has a collection of art including paintings by Richard Wilson, Thomas Gainsborough, John Atkinson Grimshaw and Thomas Dibdin. There is also a large painting of the local Town Cryer, Alan Wyatt adoring one of the upstairs walls.
Located in Nailsworth, Stroud Masthead Art buy and sell antique and contemporary art. This is in genres such as coastal, maritime and sporting. These can be purchased via online means and through art fairs in the UK.
Winds of Change Gallery Cotswolds
Based in Winchcombe, in the heart of the Cotswolds is the Winds Of Change Gallery. They exhibit and sell affordable media including original paintings, photography, art prints, sculpture and pottery. Winds of Change also host regular exhibitions. http://www.windsofchangegallery.co.uk
Cat’s Eye Carving
Carrie Horwood trained at Gloucester Cathedral as a stonemason after completing a 4yr degree in Sculpture. She has been running her successful business since 2005. Carrie now has a workshop and shop based at Taurus Crafts in Lydney. Carrie uses the finest locally sourced slate, limestone and also sandstone. She can be commissioned to carve virtually anything you want.
Cat’s Eye Carving creates Hand-carved bespoke sculptures and ornaments. Also, they do letter cutting for house signs and animal or people portraits. She supplies unique gifts and small carvings to suit all budgets. Highly skilled traditionally trained stonemason/sculptor. http://www.catseyecarving.co.uk
Zardi & Zardi
Founded in 2004 at the start of the digital fabric printing revolution. Subsequently, Zardi & Zardi have grown to become the leading company in the reproduction of tapestries. Merging modern-day technology and historic textiles. Their wall-hangings are perfect for those looking for something a little unusual with a heritage angle. About…
Art & Events
Fresh Air Sculpture
Fresh Air Sculpture is a contemporary sculpture show that takes place biannually. The event is hosted in the extensive gardens of The Old Rectory. The old rectory can be found in the beautiful Cotswold village of Quenington. About Fresh Air Sculpture…
Time To Create
Courses and hobby clubs are provided by Time To Create, at their learning centre in Stonehouse. They have a programme that includes craft taster sessions where they supply all the materials as well as equipment. About Time To Create…
There are many artists in the county, possibly drawn here due to the stunning countryside and scenery.
Stroud Based Swarez
Swarez is a local artist who sells his original artworks in addition to commissions. He also does commissions for clients all over the world. He creates one-off original paintings, last but not least has a gallery and workshop in Stroud. More info…
Gloucestershire based artist who loves nothing more than having a sketchbook on her lap, a Bassett at her feet and a nice cold G&T to hand xxx. @EmilyParker2982
All things pottery in Gloucestershire including details of professional potters who do commissions. Also, companies that sell hand made clay and finally classes for beginners.
Purple Glaze Pottery
Supplying hand-painted and bespoke ceramic tableware and gifts for a range of occasions. They are located from a tiny studio in the Cotswold countryside. Purple Glaze Pottery designs and also hand paints a range of tableware in its distinctive fun and playful style. Their range will appeal to adults as well as children and never fail to make you smile. About Purple Glaze