Francis Iles Galleries

EXCELLENCE IN ART SINCE 1961

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Our Fine Art Galleries sell contemporary paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and jewellery, with over 100 artists showing their work. We offer a full range of framing and restoration services. Come and visit us at the largest private art gallery south of London in the historic town of Rochester with it’s maritime history, Norman Castle, Cathedral and association with Dickens. We are within easy reach of London, Surrey, Sussex and Essex.

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QUARTERLY COLLECTION 4              

Now open at the gallery our Quarterly Collection 4 featuring three of the best, from the Artists of Russia. Valeriy Gridnev, renowned portrait artist who’s brush strokes dazzle with dexterity. Olga Oreshnikov with her elaborate renaissance characters occupying a world of myth and symbolism, and Andrei Smirnov who’s love of Klimt is evident in his bold geometric compositions, his heroines lightly teasing from the canvas with playful charm. Along with new works from our Gallery artists this exhibition is a feast for the senses.

 

FREE E-TICKETS TO ART FAIR       

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We have a complementary E-Ticket for 2 adults to attend the VIP Private View on Thursday 29th September, for you to download. Don’t worry if you can’t make the Private View, this ticket entitles you and your guest to free entry on any public day too!

LIMITED EDITION PRINTS                 

Limited editions are a way of buying affordable art from well known artists, knowing that only a small number of copies have been made. We feature twelve artists that, whilst not all exclusive to us, are in very limited distribution in other galleries. Go to Limited Editions to see our full range of high quality prints for sale at the Gallery.

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THE ARTISTS OF RUSSIA              

Visit our new website www.artistsofrussia.com

The beginning of 2015 saw us take on the mantel for championing The Artists of Russia. This year we very much look forward to showcasing their work at art fairs and of course our own in house exhibitions. Our new site dedicated to the Russian Artists is now live. You can still view a selection of artists on this site. Go to Russian Artists

 

Francis Iles and the Artists of Russia offering quality artwork from across the globe. Enquiries nettie@francis-iles.com  telephone 01634 843222

 

NEW ANITA JERAM ORIGINALS           

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Best known for illustrating the classic children's book ‘Guess how much I love you’ Anita Jeram has a wealth of book illustrations to her name as well as greetings card designs. At Francis Iles we always eagerly anticipate the arrival of a new batch of original watercolour illustrations from Anita and these wonderful images do not disappoint. Go to Anita Jeram’s page to view her latest offerings.

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NEW DAWN             

New Dawn is a contemporary sculpture by Mary Branson commemoration the campaign that led to women getting the vote in 1928. It was unveiled at the Houses of Parliament on 7th June. Mary called on Adam Aaronson, our Gallery glass artist, to help turn the glass element of her concept into reality.

Adam created 168 hand blown coloured glass discs inspired by the scrolls in the Act Room, where acts of parliament are stored. For more information follow the links on Adam’s page.

 

 

 

RESTORATION SERVICE                 

We work with fully qualified restorers who specialise in the conservation of oils, watercolours, etchings, photographs and works on paper.

Go to restoration for more information.

VISIT US AT THE GALLERY               

Francis Iles Galleries

103 High Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX 

44 (0)1634 843222

Monday to Saturday 9.30am-5.30pm  nettie@francis-iles.com

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