Art & Artists

Welcome to our page showcasing the best artists and art galleries in Gloucester, Cheltenham, The Cotswolds and the rest of Gloucestershire. Announcements for exhibitions will be shared here, if you wish to be included use our CONTACT FORM.

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 in Gloucester, Cheltenham, The Cotswolds and in the Forest of Dean.

Gallery List

Gardens Galley

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. They are typically open most days and have a very diverse selection of events throughout the year, last your they did 41.

Gardens Gallery in Cheltenham

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 and 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 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

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.

DeepSpaceWorks

Deep Space Works in Charlton Kings is an art gallery, studio & also does classes. Deepspaceworks is an unique centre in which the development of relationships between the arts, enterprise and the public, at local, regional and global level. Deepspaceworks is run voluntarily on a not for profit basis and is 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…

Masthead Art

Located in Nailsworth, Stroud Masthead Art buy and sell antique and contemporary art (coastal, maritime, sporting) via online means and through art fairs in the UK.

Winds of Change Gallery Cotswolds

Based in Winchcombe, in the heart of the Cotswolds, Winds Of Change Gallery exhibits and sells 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

Cats 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 and now has a workshop and shop based at Taurus Crafts in Lydney. Carrie uses the finest locally sourced slate, limestone and sandstone and can be commissioned to carve virtually anything you want.

Cats Eye Carving Gifts

Cat’s Eye Carving creates Hand-carved bespoke sculptures and ornaments, 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, 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…

Events

Fresh Air Sculpture

Fresh Air Sculpture 2019

Fresh Air Sculpture is a contemporary sculpture show that takes place biannually. The event is hosted in the extensive gardens of The Old Rectory 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 and equipment. About Time To Create…

Artists

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 as well as doing commissions for clients all over the world. He creates one-off original paintings and has a galley and workshop in Stroud. More info…

Emily Parker

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

Pottery

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 hand paints a range of tableware in its distinctive fun and playful style. Their range will appeal to adults and children and never fail to make you smile. About Purple Glaze