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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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Simon Richardson

Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 in Publicity | Comments Off on Simon Richardson

Simon Richardson

"Without Walls owes a debt of gratitude to two organisations that have supported the development of arts-based activities in St Mungo’s. The first is Homeless Diamonds – co-ordinated by Jennifer Burnham, who has been volunteering for St Mungo’s for nearly 15 years – which produces three magazines a year featuring art and poetry by people living and working in St Mungo’s hostels. The second is Cafe Art – set up and organised by another St Mungo’s volunteer, Michael Wong – which works with local cafes to display art by homeless people. Michael has been working with a range of homeless organisations and circulated information about the Without Walls...

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Connection

Posted by on Jul 30, 2012 in Publicity | Comments Off on Connection

Connection

Comment from Sophie of Connection @ St Martins on the Christie's Pop-Up exhibition: It was such a wonderful opportunity and Christie’s now follow us on Twitter!

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St Mungo’s Blog

Posted by on Jul 29, 2012 in Publicity | Comments Off on St Mungo’s Blog

St Mungo’s Blog

Cafe Art's collaboration with Mark Jennings, The Guardian, St Mungo's & Homeless Diamonds in the Without Walls exhibition. (via St Mungo's)

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St Mungo’s

Posted by on Jul 28, 2012 in Publicity | Comments Off on St Mungo’s

St Mungo’s

From St Mungo's: "Our clients have a huge range of creative talents. Becoming homeless can hinder people in achieving their artistic potential but through art in our projects, and within the community, we want to help people make the most of their talents - from drawing portraits to making films, to writing poetry and recording music. Some of our specific art-themed projects include: Cafe Art - a gallery project in London cafes and online for people who are...

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All in London

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012 in Publicity | Comments Off on All in London

All in London

'Pop-Up' homeless artworks exhibtion at Christie's salesroom in South Kensington.

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