• watercolours
  • oils
  • acrylics
  • pastels
  • sculpture
  • ceramics
  • glass
  • jewellery
  • printmaking
Local artists' showcase

A new concept in contemporary art galleries.
Somerset and the South West has an abundance of artistic talent, and to celebrate this we have set up a gallery within the gallery dedicated to showcasing local artists. READ MORE...

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Future Exhibitions

Open Exhibition 2016
4th – 31st August 2016
A2’s biennial open submission exhibition showing work from national and international artists practising contemporary and conceptual art. This will include painting, textile, photograpy, ceramics, drawing and print, sculpture, glass and metal. Created to provide motivation for aspiring artists, opportunities for developing artists and also professional artists who are looking to gain support and recognition.

Open Exhibition 2016

Somerset Art Weeks – Alan Stratford and Chris Lee Open Studios
17th September– 2nd October 2016
Painting throughout 2016 this will be the first viewing of a complete new body of work from Alan. Inspired as always by the ever-changing Mendip skies and West Country landscapes and drawn to menacing weather, hidden views and natural textures Alan has continued to work in oil but has also rediscovered his love of watercolour.

"In conversation with ....."
Come and meet the artists – discover their secrets and techniques, whilst watching them paint.

We are delighted to be hosting a series of events throughout the year which will provide relaxed opportunities to meet artists, enjoy demonstrations and learn, through informal discussion, about their inspiration, techniques and challenges.

"In conversation with ..."
20th October 2016
A rare opportunity to hear the inspiration behind the work of celebrated international artist, Moish Sokal. Born in Israel Moish conitnues to travel the world returning regularly to India and Australia where he lived as a young man, always returning to Norton Sub Hamdon which has been home for over 25 years.

Spend a morning with us hearing all about the stories behind some of Moish's stunning watercolours - what better way to bring a burst of colour and joy to a gloomy October day!

OPENING TIMES
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Sunday
– 9.30am to 5.30pm
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– 9.30am to 3.00pm
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– 9.30am to 5.30pm
– Closed

CONTACT US

A2 Gallery
80 High Street
Wells, Somerset
BA5 2AJ

TEL: 01749 674 849
EMAIL: info@a2gallery.co.uk
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What's New

5th August 2016
Great to see so many people at last night's Private View of our 2016 Open Exhibition.

Private View

Huge congratulations Jenny Graham, whose work entitled 'Northern Soul' was voted by the judges to be the winner.

Jenny Graham

Many thanks to everyone who entered and a special thanks to our judges, Martin Bentham RWA, Sara Dudman RWA, Debbie Locke RWA and Chris Lee for their time and input.

The exhibition of the final 60 short-listed entries opens today and runs until August 31st.

1st June 2016
Tickets go on sale for the second of our 'In Conversation with...' events which will be on Thursday 14th July and features local pastel artist Richard Turner. Click on the link below for tickets.

Richard Turner tickets

1st June 2016
New solo show by local artist Alce Harfield starts today. Alce was the winner of the A2 Gallery category in last year's Mid Somerset Show.

Alce Harfield

8th April 2016
The finished framed painting just arrived from David Parfitt RI.

Finished David Parfitt painting

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