THE RETURN OF LONDON’S No1 RAY RICHARDSON

Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 3rd December @ 7pm ‘The Return Of London’s No1’ Ray Richardson ( British born1964) During lockdown 2020 Richardson with his Return of the Southpaw training regime, maintained keeping his eye and hand coordination painting away in his apartment dubbed ‘The Indoor League Studio’ just to try to keep a level …

‘YOU IZ A MACHINE’ JOHN McCARTHY

Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 12th November @ 7pm “I’ve always collected vintage images. Old comics, magazines, posters and books, not in a ‘stick ’em in a big bag in the loft’ kind of way, but stored in large white boxes and placed in large white cupboards. Stanley Kubrick did the same thing (though his …

EVEN NATURE HAS ITS PRICE

Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 15th October from 7pm This dynamic exhibition brings together two very experienced street artists, both who have the natural world and it’s fragile existence in mind. Independently they create beautiful oversized mural exterior pieces across the World, combining classical painting techniques with a poignant message. The Ben Oakley Gallery has …

SWELER – ‘Kontrol’

Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 20th August from 7pm Where do we start with this rising superstar, let’s reflect on his last two Solo shows @BOG The 1st SOLD OUT in ten minutes, the second took slightly longer at two days. This new collection is already turning heads and gaining attention. Each of his loveable …

DAVID BRAY – ‘Adventures in Time and Space’

Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 20th August from 7pm “Painted during the recent UK lockdown, during various stages of government restrictions, these landscapes are a mix of ‘en-plein-air’ studies and imagined views. It became apparent while I was painting them that they were capturing moments in time, the sun being the most consistent motif throughout.  …

ROBERT SAMPLE – ‘DISCONNECTIONISM’

Preview Drinks Reception 9th July @ 7pm Exhibition runs until 24th July 2021. As we ease one genius along, a space becomes available for another. From graphic bold Prints by John Pedder to Abstract Oil Portraiture from our list of Gallery Favourites Robert Sample takes over Ben Oakley Gallery on Friday 7th July from 7pm …

10 YEARS STRONG an Exhibition

The Ben Oakley Gallery has proudly held a hundred & one exhibitions over the last ten years. Initially opening as a platform for emerging artists in an old crumbly bakery at the beginning of austerity 2011 we made the leap of faith and proudly went on to offer numerous fresh-faced artists their 1st solo shows. Many …

‘ODDS & SODS’ Group Exhibition

ENTER OUR VIRTUAL ONLINE GALLERY Thanks as usual, Ben Get in touch if you would like to purchase any of the works available. We offer 0% on all works to make that little bit easier.  Thanks Ben For those of you who can’t make it to the Gallery please enjoy our Virtual Gallery online from …

Jo Peel & Mark McClure Joint Exhibition

Ben Oakley Gallery launches a joint exhibition from Jo Peel & Mark McClure Join us in the Gallery with a drinks reception on Friday 11th September from 7pm. Exhibition continues until 4th October. For those of you who can’t make it to the Gallery please enjoy our Virtual Gallery online…. Having worked with Artist Jo Peel …