An artist for Back Road Artworks
Back Road Artworks is a cooperative gallery/studio space in the heart of St Ives actually in a former fish mongers! I joined this group of artists in September 2019 as an outlet to exhibit my paintings & more of my wall pieces (space being limited in our Drill Hall gallery). This was a good move as I have met lots of customers, other artists & sold a good selection of work through the gallery.
There are 7 artists involved & we each steward at the gallery one day a week (of course during normal times!) which means we are usually open 7 days a week throughout the year. My usual day is a Monday although we sometimes swap with each other if we have commitments - great flexibility.
The studio/gallery space has room to paint while you are there so we each keep a little stash of materials available. I tend to work in sketch books on my stewarding days as they are easier to stop start if busy with visitors. I also think it is interesting for people to see artists' sketchbooks as they are so often the starting point for other, much larger, works.
Currently we have a vacancy at the gallery for another artist to join the collective in St Ives.
If you are you know anyone who might be interested send a CV & 6 images of recent work to firstname.lastname@example.org by 28th February. Obviously we are unsure at the present time when we will be able to open the gallery again to visitors but hopefully not too far away!?