We try to really support local initiatives and the artists and makers we display, so when David Harvey (in this picture) asked if we could help him raise money for the Ukraine, we organised a raffle of his beautiful painting of Sunflowers. The flowers are the country's emblem. We were delighted to raise £1,250 with the raffle and a donation from the shop, which has been donated to the Red Cross Appeal for Ukraine. And the winner was Alan Kirkham, who lives in Ramsgate and has never won anything before! We will be presenting the painting to him in the next few days. Many people supported by buying tickets here, through this online shop - thank you all so much, your help has been truly appreciated. And we're sorry only one person can win.....
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Now & Then
As many people know, we have decided to close our Ramsgate shop on 26 June - online will continue, with a review of the site during July. Our closing exhibition celebrates our 12 years and reflects on this time with a curated exhibition of work by just 24 of the many artists we have shown since 2010. Funds from sales will help us to repay the Boost loan we had to take to survive through the pandemic, and it is a real joy to see the beauty and skill of the artists, who are almost all from our very local area.
EXHIBITION runs to Sunday 26 June (our closing day)
WHAT MAKES US TICK?
It is a priviledge to see so many unusual and beautiful things like those we receive into the gallery and shop. Some are tiny, others with a big status - but we make sure they all have an integrity and honesty to them. The people behind the pieces are very important and we really love and enjoy the artists and makers who contribute to the shop. We are helping artist David Harvey to raise money for the Ukraine, with a raffle for his paintin of Sunflowers, the national emblem of Ukraine - tickets are £5 each, for sale on here.
Our shop in Ramsgate is right by the Royal Harbour. There is always something different and we work with highly experienced as well as emerging makers, actively encouraging natural products, organic packaging, recycling and up-cycling. You can find out more about our ethos under About.
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