Upfront Artists Open Exhibition

I have exhibited a few paintings at this event in 2015. 2 Works selected for the Upfront Artists Open Exhibition at The Upfront Gallery

Dear John, I am pleased to tell you, that two pieces of your work have been selected for our “Open” exhibition.   Your paintings “Merula Bird” and “Purple Cup” have been selected

Please can you deliver them to the Gallery on Saturday 11th or Sunday 12th January, between 10:30 am and 6 pm.This year they are holding their 19th Upfront Artists Open Exhibition. Its a great place to go to buy art and have lunch.


28th January – 22nd March

The annual Upfront Open Exhibition is now in its 19th year. The purpose of the show is to exhibit a wealth and wide cross section of artistic talent. The panel of judges will choose from an eclectic mix of work. Choosing various media and styles. Both 2D and 3D.

The exhibition displays around 100 selected works in our various gallery spaces.

The “Open Exhibition” is totally self-funded. Entry fees create a budget to stage and advertise the exhibition, to hold a preview evening and to award cash prizes.

There will be a First Prize of £1,000. Plus other prize categories that are to be decided by our judges. According to the number of entries and the cross section of work submitted.

The coffee shop serves a delicious menu of vegetarian food throughout the day from 10.00am – 4.30pm.

All the food is freshly made in the gallery kitchen by our chefs. Offering a wide range of salads that are prepared daily.

Choose from our selection of irresistible cakes. Complemented with a wide range of coffee and tea specialities.

Tables are available in the main gallery, the conservatory space and on the outside patio.

The vegetarian menu includes a choice of sandwiches, toasted sandwiches, paninis and soup. The main meals include quiche, baked potatoes, savoury pancakes, pasta, chilli, lasagnes etc. A selection of fruit crumbles and sticky toffee pudding is available as a dessert.

Gluten free cakes and main meals are available and other specialist dietary requirements can usually be accommodated.

The gallery offers wine or beer to complement your meal.

Upfront Gallery
Nr Hutton-in-the-Forest
CA11 9TG

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