Newcastle, United Kingdom, August 18, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- For the first time, both galleries will be exhibiting side by side with a superb selection of original paintings and sculpture from established British and international artists.
Philip Short, Managing Director of The Colomb Art Gallery, London:
“We have watched the Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair grow in reputation over the years and this year we are extremely happy to be part of it. Combining the artworks available at both our London and York galleries we are looking forward to bringing together the best of our contemporary and traditional art under one roof.”
Artists | The Colomb Art Gallery, London and York Fine Arts represent a formidable selection of established artists including: Pip McGarry, following a record price achieved at Christie's London, Pip McGarry is currently the second highest sold living British wildlife artist at auction; Fredrik K.B, fellow of the Norwegian Sculptors Association and of the Royal British Society of Sculptors; Edward Hersey, taking his inspiration from the Cotswolds and Yorkshire, Hersey’s use of mood and lighting has made him one of the most sought after traditional painters of his generation.
Also confirmed will be original works from Adam Binder, Marie Louise Wrightson, Ewan Macaulay, Gary Walton, Jerry Walton, Elena Kourenkova, Wendy Hunt, Neill Jenkins, John Haskins, Andrew Grant Kurtis and Raymond Campbell.
York Fine Arts is an established north of England fine art gallery and has been based in Yorkshire for over 40 years. The gallery is situated in the heart of York city in an idyllic 14th Century building and only minutes from the York Minster. York Fine Arts deals primarily in traditional paintings and sculpture from recognised British fine artists.
York Fine Arts: 83 Low Petergate, York, North Yorkshire
YO1 7HY, UK. Tel: 01904 634 221
Elena Kourenkova, Keeping Up Appearances. Original oil on panel
The Colomb Art Gallery is a leading art gallery located in the fashionable Marylebone area of London, just minutes from Oxford Street, the Wallace Collection and Selfridges. The gallery represents a diverse range of British and internationally renowned contemporary artists. Dealing in original paintings and sculpture the gallery proudly sources, exhibits and sells to discerning collectors and first time buyers.
The Colomb Art Gallery: 52a George Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 7EA, UK. Tel: 020 7487 5118
The Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair
Now in its fifth year, The Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair has proven itself as the largest commercial art fair in North East England, showcasing the work of up to fifty galleries from overseas and across the UK. The Fair gives the opportunity to buy work from established and emerging galleries with an extensive range of unique and affordable art works including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, photographs, prints and glass. Prices range from the £100s to the several £1000s.
The Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair runs: Friday 30 September - Sunday 2 October 2011.
The Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair: The Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Tyne & Wear, NE8 2JR
Tel: 0191 241 4523
Please see fair website for opening times and ticket prices.