Visual Art Network - Open for Art  

The Visual Art Network (VAN) Charity 1087383 is run by our volunteer members.

Promote your work, exhibitions, workshops and events here to a wider audience. We are a growing network of ambitious, enthusiastic and creative people all with an interest in visual arts. 

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In Parallel and...

23 Jan 2017 - 25 Feb 2017

In Parallel and Entwined - January to end February 2017 An exhibition of 14 paintings including 9 new works by Andrew Howe at In Good Hands Cafe, 88/89 Frankwell, Shrewsbury, SY3 8JR.  Tel 01743... Read more

Street Gallery...

4 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017

Launch exhibition of VAN Street Gallery, Shoplatch, Shrewsbury. A vibrant mix to Showcase the diverse range of member's work,  Painting, textiles, ceramics, enamelling, digital art and sculpture. Read more

Shropshire Art...

6 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017

Our ongoing Exhibition in St Mary's Church for the next four weeks will showcase the work of Marion Reed, Helen Sample and John Willetts. The Exhibition is open from 10 am to 4 pm daily, excluding... Read more

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Pauline Furnival

Born in Manchester, Pauline has recently returned to the UK after spending many years in Portugal and Brasil, where she had successfully exhibited her work. She currently lives in North Shropshire.   Many of her paintings are abstract and  inspired by natural rock, granites and marble.  She has recently experimented with high gloss resin finishes, that add an appealing reflective quality.

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Showcase Exhibitor

Jeweller Liz Simmons, from Ironbridge, Shropshire is welcomed as one of our newest exhibitors in the VAN Gallery Shrewsbury, Members' Showcase.  She was awarded the ‘Welsh Artist of the Year 2012 Applied arts category’ for a sand cast sterling silver twig spoon with a hand wrought bowl. More original spoons can be viewed in the gallery as well as her jewellery range, which includes rings, earrings, and necklaces.

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Solo Success

Congratulations to Stephen Law for his hugely successful  solo exhibition 'Versatility' at the VAN Gallery, Market Hall Shrewsbury.  It attracted many new visitors to the Gallery and many of the works were sold.   Exhibitions coordinator Sheila Walthew was delighted with the response.

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