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London Arts Board

I have always been interested in how galleries promote emerging artists. I was recently introduced to the London Arts board. The London Arts Board is a dis-used municipal notice board on the corner of Peckham Road and Vestry Road, Camberwell. It is now a gallery dedicated to giving emerging artists the chance to have a solo exhibition in London.

London Arts Board

I think the idea of brining an art gallery outside so people are able to engage with it on their commute into work of visit to London is absolutely brilliant. Some people can feel a bit intimidated by going into a gallery but this is a great solution as is it something people can interactive with as part of their everyday life.

Each month an emerging artist gets the chance to showcase their work in a solo exhibition. On the blog this is documented. All the work on display varies from collages to paintings. A recent piece, Ram Raider (Fugitive) a Mixed Media Collage by John Bunker caught my eye because of how he had combined media.

Mixed Media Collage by John Bunker

The artist's work appealed to me because of how he has captured a sense of the urban environment in London. It is in keeping with the busy atmosphere of the city which has been depicted by the bright colours. 

More information can be found on the London Arts Board blog, Facebook and twitter:

http://londonartsboard.blogspot.co.uk/






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