Posts made in August, 2017

2018 MyLondon calendar: by London’s homeless

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Featured, News | 0 comments

2018 MyLondon calendar: by London’s homeless

Thirteen beautiful photographs, taken by homeless people, are part of the 2018 MyLondon calendar. Created by 100 homeless people in a project lasting five days. The viral success in 2015 and 2016 saw thousands of calendars being sold overseas. See the Exhibition and 2018 MyLondon photos here Once the actual calendar is printed, it sells thousands of copies in Spitalfields market and other London markets. The project trains people in photography and when the calendar is ready people gain work experience selling it. MyLondon has inspired similar projects in Budapest, Sydney, New Orleans and Toronto. The MyLondon Kickstarter raised £8,707 to pay...

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First solo exhibition for Cafe Art artist James Gray

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in Event, Exhibition, News, Press release, Publicity | 0 comments

James Gray is having his first solo exhibition and we at Cafe Art could not be prouder. James has come a long way. When we first met him in 2012 he had only recently been sleeping rough in London, and was being housed by Wytham Hall in West London. He was one of the first artists to lend his paintings to us to hang in cafes, and when we approached him about creating a calendar to bring together all the art groups for people who had experienced homelessness in the ONE calendar he willingly contributed and his painting of poppies was the November image. Last year James took a huge step - to take on a flat and live independently, and earlier this year he became...

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