Secret Postcard Show 2018 - Opening night

Secret Postcard Show 2018 - Opening night

 

Secret Postcard Show 2019

Continues until 22nd September 2019.

online shop: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SecretPostcardShow?ref=search_shop_redirect--

Over 600 postcards donated by over 200 artists have been entered into this years Secret Postcard Show from across the UK, Europe, America, Canada and india.

All artworks within the show are original pieces of work and will be available to purchase, at £15 each, on the opening night and until the show closes on 22nd September, plus £1.50 for postage. We accept payment by cash or card. All postcards will remain at the gallery until the end of the show.

We will also be selling the pieces of work via our Instagram account on 30th August from 8pm - 9pm, you can find our account by clicking on the instagram logo at the foot of this page. And once the show has opened the online shop via Etsy will go live - expected launch date for online sales is after 6pm Monday 2nd September. A link to the online shop will be posted here once it is live: search Easy for ‘SecretPostcardShow’

All profits made from the show will be go directly to the gallery for it’s future development and 15% will be donated to the arts charity ‘Arts Emergency’.

The exhibition works on so many levels and provides an opportunity for all involved.

  • Artists to show their work in a contemporary art gallery, and to know that they are supporting the future of the gallery/an arts charity.

  • Art collectors - a show where all of the work is affordable and accessible to all - regardless of who the piece of work was created by. In 2018 a young boy had saved his pocket money to purchase a piece of work - much to the bemusement of his parents. A future art collector/Artist? Who knows?

  • Arts Emergency - a percentage of the profit made from the show is donated to this charity - which supports talented, and disadvantaged, creatives and artists via mentoring to access education and employment within the arts sector.

  • The Old Lock Up Gallery - the support that we receive from the artists and postcard collectors, during the show, enables us to continue to develop the gallery and remain open during the Winter months. We are small independent contemporary art gallery in a rural setting, developing a successful art gallery, single handedly takes time.

Exhibiting Artists - Heartfelt thanks to all of the artists who have donated pieces of work: such an incredible response! Exhibiting Artists will be announced here on the website once the show has opened. If you’d like to know if your piece of work has sold we will be posting images of sold pieces of work here on our website. All works submitted, that reach our entry requirements and quality assessment, will be exhibited, at some point, between 30th August and 22nd September - we cannot guarantee when your piece of work will be shown or let you know when it has sold, due to the huge response we have received. Unfortunately due to the number of artists who have submitted work this year we are unable to respond to individual messages/emails.

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ARTIST SUBMISSIONS

DAVID KERESZTENY LEWIS – ANNE BILLY – AMANDA SANDERS – PHIL SMITH – LEE SABASTIAN SMITH – DAWN WAKEFIELD – NICK GRINDROD – MYFANWY WILLIAMS – NEIL GILES – DEBORAH LEE – LOIS WALLACE – BRIAN SHILLITOE – GEOFF HANDS – MICHAEL PORTER – MARTIN HERON – RUTH HALL – JANE BEVAN – PETER CLAYTON – LIZ WELBY – MATILDA BEVAN – LUDOVIC DERVILLEZ – MICHAEL STATHAM – LEYLA MURR – SARAH BLANDFORD – JENNY OLDKNOW – MARK WATKINS – LINDSEY JANE LLOYD – RUTH GORDON – CHERYL PORTER – LOUISE MC NIFF – THOMAS HURLOCK NORTON – LORRAINE THORPE – ED WORTHINGTON – KARL BIELIK – NEVILLE ELDRED SMITH – LOUISE MC CLARY – KAREN PATRICIA LEA – SARAH ROBERTS – RACHEL DIXON – KATE AIMSON – MANDY PAYNE – GARTH BAYLEY – MARY WOOD – DOMINIC BLOWER - CAROLE HAWTHORNE – VALDA SAMPSON – SUSAN POST – JEREMY SIEDT – EMMA DAVIS – PADDY HAMILTON – MICHELLE KEAGAN – SAUL SALTER – KATH GILL – CORRINNA ROTHWELL – SAVAGE ELISE STANLEY – TERRY KELLY – FELIX ALAN – LISA ROBINSON – ELKI –SONIA WICKHAM – LESLIE EDWARDS – CHRISSY STANGROOM – MARIE ALLEN – SALLY DODD – Dr TOM RADCLIFFE – TRISH SCULLIN – SYLVIA EVETTS – KRISTEL COLLISON – ANN CHARLISH – ANNA PEROTTI – STEVE MITCH – GILL GATHERCOLE – STEVE CASS – GEORGIE BATES – PETER SPRING - SHIRLEY LLOYD – KATE YORK – GREAG MAC – CAROLINE LOWE – SOPHIE NICOLE DODDS – DAVID EDWARDS – CATH DUNN – SAM LARTER – AUBREY LARET – HYLMA PRICE – BAILLIE CONWAY – LOUISA CRSIPIN – HIDEKI ARICHI – BARBARA RIMMINGTON – LINDA THRONTON – F DONACHIE – SALLY TSANG – CLAUDIA BOESE - CAMERON LINGS – KAREN JOYCE – TOM BURLEY – SHEILA WETTON - BEC TONKS – RICH AARON WARD – LIZZIE BAYLISS – PETE COLLINS – LESLIE WARRINGTON – ROB PADLEY – SYLVIA CAUSER – DIANA PASEK ATKINSON – JACKIE ANDREWS – ANNE GUEST – MEGAN DOYLE – HELEN LUNN – MARY FORD – MIKE THORPE – ERIKA GROENEVELD – SIMON FARMER – ROY WILLINGHAM – MARY SEWELL – MONIKA GARDYLA – JILL WELMAN – MANDEEP DHADIALLA – DAVID WISEMAN – LAURA ELLEN BACON – LESTER WRIGHT – ALAN JENKINS – KATE SMITH – ANNABEL MUNN – LISA BARAONA – DAISY MAY TAYLOR – DAVID PAUL – MICHAEL COX – JO COX – MANDY HUDSON – DANNY BARBOUR – WILD SHED – JEREMY MORGAN – HELEN STEVENSON – DYMPHNA CALLERY – DAVID MANLEY SARAH R KEY – BRIDGET FLANNERY – KATHLEEN COTTELL – STEVIE DAVIES – LESLEY PEARSON – MARY HAYES – SARAH FEINMANN – ASHLEY WEST – PETER CARTWRIGHT – KATE SHIPLEY – JENNY DRINKWATER – PAM GIBSON – ZARA MCQUEEN – SARAH GRACE DYE – HIKE KURZKE – MARCH CHRISTMAS – PIPPA MARSH – GILL EDWARDS – MAUDE ALLEN – KERITH LISI – JOHN BIDDLECOMBE – LAINE TOMKINSON – JEM DUNN – CLARE PENTLOW – GRAEME REED – JULIE LEGGETT- WARREN SHANE COX – LOIS GARDNER SABET – TOM DOWN – MONGO GUSHI – SCOTT PERRY – STUART LAURENCE – KATE STORER – ANNE KERR – DUNCAN SIMPSON VIVIEN HAYES ASHLEY ALLEN JOSHUA STEVENSON – STEVE GRESHAM - SANDY HILLYER – BERNIE RUTTER – MAREK TOBOLEWSKI – DEL COOMBES – MARK RUSSELL – JACQUI DODDS – STEPH MITCHELL – SUE LAWTY – PHILLIPA PATERSON – FIONA HUMPHREY – MIKE ROBSON – RACHEL SUDWORTH – JULIE D COOPER – VIVIEN HEYES – ALISON CRITCHLOW – JOANNE DALE – KAJAL KASHYAP – JULIE CLIVE – BABELLA METCALF – OLIVIA BEAUX – BENJAMON HEIKIN – LAURA TILLOTSON - TR HAND – CHRIS READER – IRENA LAWTUSZK – D LAWSON – RACHAEL PINKS 

EXHIBITION INFORMATION FOR ARTISTS: ARTISTS SUBMISSIONS THAT ARRIVED DAMAGED, SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW THE ENTRY SIZE GUIDELINES OR UNSUITABLE FOR RESALE AT £15 - THE GALLERY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO NOT INCLUDE ANY SUCH PIECES OF WORK WITHIN THE EXHIBITION OR FOR RESALE ONLINE.