Gallery in Glastonbury
Following a crowdfunding effort I secured the startup funds to take over a vacant shop unit in the centre of Glastonbury. I am now in the process of turning it into my own dedicated gallery space and here is the progress so far.
View from outside
Situated in The Gauntlet, just in the passageway at the High Street end, the space has a high ceiling so there is a lot of wall space to fill for the unit's size. I still haven't managed to do that yet!
Prints mounted, framed and hung
Trying to get the prints in some sort of neat order had a few technical challenges at first but once I developed a system (and a handy little makeshift tool) it became a lot easier.
Prints, calendars, books and cards
The novelty of having a wide selection of prints, books, cards and calendars all in one place will take a bit of getting used to. Stock checking will be a lot easier from now on though.
As well as being a central hub and ongoing gallery for my work in Glastonbury it will also be a meeting and consultation space for current and future clients, workshop participants and other creative folk who I will be collaborating with in the coming months. The next part of the journey starts here!
Update: June 2019
We have moved! Not too far but in a big way the dream of being on the High Street in Glastonbury has been realised. Now there is more space and we get more natural daylight and sunlight which helps the presentation of the prints so much.