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Thu, Apr 05


Artizan Gallery

April Cocktails & Conversation

Get exclusive early access to our monthly exhibitions at these exciting evening networking events!

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April Cocktails & Conversation
April Cocktails & Conversation

Time & Location

Apr 05, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius St, Torquay TQ2 5UW, UK

About the event

Cocktails and Conversation

April 5th // 18:30-20:30

Join us for a networking event without the early start! Artizan Gallery welcomes you to the 2018 season of Cocktails and Conversation.

This year, we’ll be inviting you to exclusively preview our monthly exhibitions before they open to the public with bespoke cocktails prepared by the legendary local team from Panache, and in addition will be welcoming an exciting line up of speakers to deliver inspiring talks to benefit your businesses. Finally, we’ll wrap up each event with a cocktail demonstration from our talented mixologists!

Come and see what the event could offer your business, whilst enjoying Cocktails and Conversation!

About the Evening

Tickets include a welcome “Bubbles” Cocktail and drinks token for a second drink from the menu. Every month, we’ll have a new menu of four cocktails, all designed by our mixologists to complement the exhibition. We’ll be picking a different spirit each time and non-alcoholic options will also be available.

About our Speaker

This months speaker will be Gordon Oliver, Mayor of Torbay. Gordon Oliver was first elected Mayor on 6th May 2011 and re-elected for a second term on 8th May 2015. As Mayor he has responsibility for giving direction to the council and managing the delivery of its services. He has significant decision-making powers and is the main representative for Torbay. Gordon also has a keen interest in the history of Torbay and has a wealth of knowledge on this subject and will talking about some significant and also lesser known facts that have shaped Torbay.

About the Exhibition

Through the use of innovative surface materials, artist Cristina Ulander produces uniquely atmospheric landscapes and skyscapes. Techniques produced on Perspex and aluminium, create an airbrushed finish, despite the use of ordinary paintbrushes, resulting in serenely flat works. Low horizon lines and a focus on dramatic, photorealistic, skies, often combined with a candy-esque colour palette, produces works that are at once lifelike and dreamlike.

This will be Cristina's second time joining us in the gallery, having exhibited at the end of 2017 in our Winter Open exhibition. Her large landscape, Dream No. 1, caught the attention of many on this occasion, with its unusual flat quality and dramatic depiction of sky. We anticipate this showcase of a wider body of her work will be truly awe-inspiring.

For more information on the show, visit our exhibition page.

Artist Preview

April 7th // 18:00-20:00

RSVP here

Our artist previews are an opportunity to view our exhibitions during their opening phases in a relaxed environment amongst collectors and fellow art lovers. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine in our welcoming venue, and, if you're in the mood to buy, take advantage of exclusive evening commission reductions.

Exhibition Opening Hours

Monday-Friday // 12:00-18:00

Saturday // 09:00-17:00


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    Join us for Cocktails & Conversation, an exclusive networking evening and preview event hosted at Artizan Gallery.

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