Croydon contemporary artist goes back to her roots


Croydon-born artist Elizabeth James is to open a contemporary art gallery in the heart of South Norwood, after winning a competition by Croydon
Council.

The new gallery will open on Wednesday 7th December and will bring an eclectic mix of art, design, gifts, homeware and workshops. At the launch from 7 ’til 9pm, there will be a raffle to help raise funds for all those affected by the recent tram crash in Croydon. All money raised will be donated to Croydon Council’s official crowdfunding page

Alongside Elizabeth’s work, the gallery will host exhibitions showcasing the best of Croydon’s young talent and will help raise their profile as upcoming artists. The gallery will also be inviting local primary and secondary schools and colleges to come along for educational visits and
workshops. There will also be Live Art Saturdays where artists can come and create art in the gallery window so the community can see their talent and working processes.

Elizabeth James is a contemporary UK lifestyle brand established in 2013.
Products are proudly created in the UK using only British manufacturers.
Exhibiting regularly at art fairs and events, Elizabeth James was in the top
5 artists ranked 4th out of 100 at The Other Art Fair in April 2014. In 2014
work from the company’s Colour in Motion series was exhibited at the Works
on Paper Art Fair in the Science Museum, at Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant
London House in Battersea Square, and at Stratstone of Mayfair Aston Martin
showroom for the luxury launch of the new Vanquish.

Elizabeth James is proud to support Breast Cancer Care and has worked closely with the charity to create products to help raise awareness and much-needed funds. Elizabeth James was raised above a shop at Portland Road which is opposite the new gallery in SE25.

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