I HADN’T IMAGINED IT THIS WAY

‘Whatever’ Opens 1st December – Runs until 24th December Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 1st December 7PM Can you believe it we’ve been here @mork_barbershop One Year already & very grateful we are too. So to top off 2023 we are holding a group show called ‘WHATEVER’ It Opens  Friday 1st December 7pm with an …

I HADN’T IMAGINED IT THIS WAY

‘I HADN’T IMAGINED IT THIS WAY’ Opens 13th October – Runs till 5th November Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 13th October 7pm ‘I  HADN’T IMAGINED IT THIS WAY’ 13/10/23 A Solo Exhibition Ben Oakley FRSA (British, born London 1966) Over the last twenty-five years Oakley has immersed himself in the Contemporary & Urban Art World …

EVERYTHING

‘Everything’ Opens 8th September – Exhibition runs until 1st October Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 8th September @ 7PM ‘Everything’ shows a selection of drawings from the past two years, from a continuing series or diary-cataloguing museum visits. I say museum, but is also Galleries, libraries, bookshops, and record shops – museum gives me the …

APPUNTI INUTILI

‘ALPHABET SOUP’ Opens 7th July – Exhibition runs until 31st August Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 7th July @ 7PM Here we go again, big thanks to Matteo Giuntini for his excellent solo exhibition which has now finished and hot pursuit is our next Group Show ‘Alphabet Soup’ Opening drinks reception This Friday 7th July …

APPUNTI INUTILI

‘APPUNTI INUTILI’By Matteo Giuntini Opens  9th June Friday  7pm -9.30pm Exhibition runs until 2nd July 2023 Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 9th June @ 7PM Quick words, rapid phrases, & spontaneous ideas put down on paper that are reworked onto canvas at a later stage. ‘APPUNTI INUTILI translation ‘SILLY NOTES’ is a series of mixed techniques …

the-ebbing-curve-of-forgetfulness

The Ebbing Curve of Forgetfulness Duncan McAfee Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 21st April @ 7PM Ben Oakley Gallery is proud to present ‘The Ebbing Curve of Forgetfulness’. The first solo exhibition to take place in our new building will include more than 30 recent paintings and drawings by South London based artist Duncan McAfee. …

SKIN IN THE GAME

‘SKIN IN THE GAME’KIM TONG Opening Night Drinks Reception Friday 11th November from 7pm Ben Oakley Gallery are proud to present Kim Tong ‘Skin in The Game’  Kim has been painting for many a year and then some. She initially exhibited amidst the emerging field of identity politics in the 80s and 90s. This work …

SPILT MILK

”SPILT MILK”SKIN IN THE GAME’ Ben Oakley Gallery are proud to present Kim Tong ‘Skin in The Game’  Kim has been painting for many a year and then some. She initially exhibited amidst the emerging field of identity politics in the 80s and 90s. This work was favourably reviewed (notably by Spare Rib Magazine) which …

SPILT MILK

‘SPILT MILK’ Ben Oakley Gallery is proud to present ‘Spilt Milk’ – Tom’s second solo show us, on view will be a new collection of beautifully crafted and exquisitely presented Box Framed hand finished Plates all produced during lockdown.  Tom comes from a background in illustration and the graphic arts, with a restless love for …

‘LIFE IS YOUR PROFFESION

‘LIFE IS YOUR PROFESSION’ What an absolute riot of colour and graceful composition, each painting just waiting to melt your heart in SWELERS’ freshest series of classic, endearing characters each delicately positioned in their new transcendental surroundings. The Ben Oakley Gallery have been on an incredible journey from SWELERS’ first venture with our ‘Massive Miniatures’ …