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Bristol Art Galleries

16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA
0117 929 9191

Arnolgini is one of Britain's leading contemporary public art galleries presenting the latest developments in the visual arts, dance, theatre, performance, music and film. Arnolgifini houses a specialist arts bookshop and dockside cafe/bar designed by artist Bruce McLean.
Open Monday to Saturday 10-7, Sunday 12-6.

Watershed Media Centre
1 Canons Road, Bristol BS1 5TX
0117 927 6444

Contemporary photography, cinemas, darkrooms, media events, media shop, cafe and bar. Like the Arnolfini, a place to hang out and meditate in the midst of creativity. The galleries regularly present photographic exhibitions, and, increasingly, computer based multimedia "art". Enjoy several cold ones, in the bar overlooking the docks. A curious array of market stalls appears outside on Saturdays.
Open every day 11am to 7pm (separate opening times for cafe and box office).

Bristol City Museums and Art Gallery
Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RL
0117 922 3571

Old Masters to contemporary fine, applied and oriental art. Permanent collection and temprary exhibitions.
Open 10am to 5 pm every day.

Ginger Gallery
84/86 Hotwell Road, Bristol BS8 4UB
0117 929 2527

Limited edition etchings, lithographs, screen prints by British and Internation artists; contemporary paintings, ceramics, sculpture, jewellery, photography, turned wood, artists' cards. Picture framing service and cafe.
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4.30 pm.

The Guild Gallery
68 Park Street, Bristol BS1 5JY
0117 926 5548

Monthly exhibitions by mainly, but not exclusively, West Country artists and craftspeople.
Open 9.30am to 5pm Weekdays

Off-Centre Gallery
13 Cotswold Road, Windmill Hill, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4NX
0117 987 2647

All forms of contemporary original printmaking, UK and abroad. Some paintings and drawings.
Telephone for opening hours.

Royal West of England Academy
Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PX
0117 973 5129

Bristol's Historic Academy Gallery run independently by its artist members: holding an Annual Open Autumn Exhibition and other exhibitions throughout the year.
Open Monday to Satuday 10am to 5.30pm, Sunday 2pm to 5pm.

NetGates Cafe Gallery

Mandala Virtual

Lateral Arts Web Site

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Bristol Artists with Web Pages

Arlo - Bristol based Artist and Illustrator.
Mary Chalton - both traditional and computer art.
Martin Douglas - art work using a wide variety of artistic media.
Rhiannon Elizabeth - contemporary paintings in a variety of media, including oil on canvas and watercolour. The artist is based in the south-west of england, work portrays the outstanding beauty of the area - paintings are vibrant in colour conveying the luminosity of light in the southwest. Brushstrokes are varied - both tentative and bold, with experimental 'sketchy' scratch canvas work.
Rich H Gaplin - expressions of punctuation of note.
Howard Moses - one off pieces designed and made exclusively by him using a range of workshop methods such as handcarving, etching and sandblasting into steel, glass and MDF.
Vincent Neave - one of the West of England's leading marine painters according to his site.
Anna Oliver - works with images of maps using a variety of media, including paint, cermaic and installation.
Anna Oliver - currently working primarily with paint and photocopy montage, using images from the immediate area around my studio, and also map images from maps of Bristol.
John Smisson - John Smisson is a young painter based in Bristol. This site features his recent work, personal statements, upcoming events and contact details.
Mike Stuart - Dark and twisted paintings and drawings by this reclusive bristol artist. Also mp3s of his dark drum and bass tunes.
Sandie Wallis - works mainly with oil pastel on paper.
John Whittenham - at the moment he is working in oil pastel on paper but is planning to develop his work on a larger scale using acrylic on canvas.
Catherine Williams - Artist/Printmaker based in Bristol contemporary prints inspired by the Sea and Coastlines of the UK.
Also have a look at the Spike Island website.
John Packer - Public artist, designer and sculptor in metal, based in Bristol. Also takes on commissions for architectural metalwork,furniture,fountains, bridges and more unusual projects

Also have a look at the Spike Island website.

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General Internet Art Links

South West Arts site
Graffiti Cafe - a worldwide graffiti art photodocumentary which has endeavored to demystify and celebrate this persecuted and misunderstood artform for more than three years.
Art Crimes: The Writing on the Wall
Regional Arts Pages
Arts: Visual Arts: Computer Generated: 3-D Art
Internet Art Rrsouces
Art Connection
Chameleon Design
Image Alchemy
Artsline - The one stop guide to arts & entertainment in the South.
The Digital Camera Resource
Stock Directory
The Bridgeman Art Library
SITO - Various art and links.
World Arts Resources
British Design and Art Direction Student Awards
Asian Art in London
Abstract Art
Institute of Contemporary Art Sites Directory Retailers Original Art - The Fine Art Auctions Database

Art Events
Galway Arts Festival
Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Alan King - Artist

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Teaching Art Internet Links

Art - "Our place in the world", inquiry-based approach to learning.
London Association of Art & Design Education
Art Internet Resources for Schools - from IN-TELE.

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Artists on the Internet

Van Gogh
William Morris Gallery
Heavin, Bruce - illustrations, paintings, sketches and animations of the artist.
Hamill, Valerie C. - exhibit of sketches colored with water pencil.
Irish Impressionists - artists in France and Belgium!
Artcyclopedia - Has an Artist Search facility.

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Art Galleries and Exhibitions

National Portrait Gallery
The National Gallery
Westbourne Gallery
Art - National Gallery of Art - Selected works in 44 of its collections, including painting, sculpture, decorative arts, and works on paper.
Exhibition of miniature paintings
Soft Art Design - Gallery of fine art and photographs.
The Wallace Collection - Specialises in 17th and 18th century paintings.
The Tate Gallery
Museum of Modern Art (New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)
Musée d'Orsay (France)
Musée d'Orsay (France) - Unofficial version.
The Louvre Museum (France)
Saint Petersburg Hermitage Museum (Russia)
Gallery Channel - More links to exhibitions and galleries.
London Exhibitions and Museums - Essential Arts listings.

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Art for Sale on the Internet - Low priced art in different mediums; looking for more artists.
Art 4 Sale
Internet Database of Art
The Art Connection - What's for sale in London's galleries.
London Art - Lots of art for sale including some very good prints at good prices.

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