ART in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire and
There is an extremely broad and interesting
range of Artists working in the area, many of whom are already
nationally recognised such as Jacqueline Williams NEAC, Moira
Huntley RWS, Rory Morell, and others now internationally known
with links with the area such as Damien Hirst, Peter Granville-Edmunds
(exhibiting at Florence Biennale in 2005).
One of the most respected foundries for
Bronze casting, Pangolin, is based in the Stroud area.
alone (renowned for its international Arts Festivals
– Music, Literature, Jazz and Science) there are four
separate organisations of Artists, of which the Cheltenham
Group of (Professional) Artists is the front runner with a
Members Exhibition as well as an open competition being held
each year. Throughout the area there are pockets of activity
with Open Studio Events in the Stroud Valleys, the Forest,
West Oxfordshire, The Fosseway and in local centres such as
Stow on the Wold, Burford, Broadway.