Painting and Jewellery Classes
We are excited to announce new workshops at the gallery, beginning in March.
The first, ‘Botanical Painting in Watercolours‘ will take place the week beginning 5th of March. Participants will learn a variety of techniques to produce a stunning collection of work, including:
• Using Windsor and Newton paints with watercolour paper;
• Layering and creating intricate details using liquid latex;
• Using a knife to achieve a neele point edge to your pencil;
• Colour mixing warm and cold colours.
The second, ‘Jewellery Making for Beginners with Enamelling‘ will run the following week beginning 12th of March, and will teach enamelling
Jewellery Benches For Hire
Six Foot Gallery would like to offer jewellers the opportunity to rent our jeweller’s benches.
Located in our studio space at the Pentagon Centre, they can be rented on a monthly rolling contract for £98 per month with one month deposit. Alternatively benches can be rented on a daily basis for £10 per day.
Rental of the studio includes use of:
• One of nine available jewellery benches
• One of nine bench pegs
• Pendent drill
• Dunston Rolling Machine
• Safety pickle
• Large vice
• Large workbench area to use larger machinery
• Bangle mandrel
We also have an enamelling kiln but this needs to be booked in advance when our studio manager is available. The studio will be accessible Monday to Friday, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Please email us for more details or to book a bench and arrange an induction at email@example.com
We are inviting creatives to take part in our rolling Jewellery Showcase throughout 2017 and 2018. Exhibiting in the gallery cabinets with the option to hang supporting material alongside, participants will also have the opportunity to sell their work. Jewellers will be featured on the Six Foot Gallery website and social media profiles. If you are interested please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org providing us with 3 – 6 images of your work and a statement. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us with your questions or queries, you can also pop in for a chat with us during our office opening hours from 10AM – 5PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Our team of volunteers are open to exhibition and event proposals throughout the year. The space is spread across the ground floor of the Pentagon Centre, with a hanging system of zipper hooks that can accommodate framed 2-dimensional work, we can also include free-standing sculpture or jewellery, for which we can provide plinths and glass cabinets. We are particularly interested in artists responding to Six Foot Gallery’s unique space and we are looking to collaborate both in and outside of the gallery in 2017.
Please send any proposals or enquiries to the team at email@example.com. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us with your questions or queries, you can also pop in for a chat with us during our office opening hours from 10AM – 5PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Six Foot Gallery’s Residency Award was established in 2011 in honour of the late Cathy Richmond, a much loved lecturer of the Glasgow School of Art.
The Artist in Residence Programme takes place yearly in July through open call. Six Foot is proud to support the development of emerging creative practitioners. The Residency offers the winner a 24 hour access studio in Glasgow’s City Centre and the opportunity for a solo exhibition as part of our exhibition programme.
Please get in touch with the gallery if you would like more information about this opportunity at firstname.lastname@example.org.