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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 | Comments Off on First solo exhibition for Cafe Art artist James Gray

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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Posted by on Jul 20, 2012 in News, Press release | Comments Off on Press release

Press release

A unique 'pop-up' art exhibition will be appearing at Christie's in South Kensington for a week only towards the end of July. Representing artworks drawn by artists from up to 10 of London's homeless charities, it provides an opportunity to showcase the hidden talents and creativities of this group of artists, which are often forgotten and over-looked. Thanks to the generosity of Christie's, the world’s leading art business, this pop-up exhibition also offers a chance to raise public awareness of some of the amazing artworks created by homeless people as part of their path to recovery programmes run by London's homeless charities. The drawings on show represent just...

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