This December, Surface Gallery welcomes Vanessa Short to Nottingham to present a different side of the national miners strike of 1984-85, thirty years on.
Surface Gallery is delighted to welcome Michael Powell, whose debut exhibition, Instinct, explores colour as energy through paint.
Revolution House are back for another evening crammed full of explosive live music, spoken word, art, performance, discussion and ideas to change the world!
Surface Gallery is delighted to announce a solo exhibition by Jodie Wingham. The exhibition is the culmination of four-week residency, which was awarded to Wingham as the Surface Gallery prize for the Nottingham Castle Open 2014.
Surface Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition for our seventh East Midlands Graduate Project, EM15: Here’s One We Made Earlier.
The first workshop session will be hosted on the 8th of August by Ben Nichol, Mike Tharian & Hannah Whitlow and will be dealing with the idea of the object.
Our project space will turn into a cinema. Cosy up on a cushion, enjoy the popcorn and let us tell you wonderful stories.
This August, Surface Gallery is pleased to present Painted Surface, an exhibition that asks, what is painting today?
You are all invited to come down to the gallery and let your artistic side take over; chill around our BBQ with a few beers, meet the artists of Street Art Festival, chat with like minded people and be part of our sketching session!
In conjunction with the current Street Art exhibition, there will be an event held across the street from Surface Gallery at Sneinton Market on Saturday 4th July. The event will feature DJs from I’m Not From London and Gallery Sounds, and breakdancing from the QMX Street Team. There will also be skateboarding and live painting by local street artists, including the kids from the SEND Project.
This Summer, Surface Gallery will throw open the doors for the Street Art Festival. This hugely popular exhibition supports and promotes Nottingham’s vibrant alternative art scene by showcasing some of today’s best local talent. We are also accepting work from all around the world. In keeping with the spirit of the occasion, Surface Gallery welcomes submissions from established and emerging artists working in a variety of disciplines, making it a truly inclusive and eclectic affair.
Uniquely, visitors to Surface Gallery this month will have the opportunity to see an exhibition of photographic studies from the country’s only science-based visual arts course.
Surface Gallery is delighted to host the degree show of a group of eight final year BA (Hons) Photography students: Anna Dziczkaniece, Ellen Lawes, Emma Smith, Farrah Watts, Jessica Frank, Katie McLean, Lauren Mustoe and Nikki Brown.
May sees Surface Gallery show off a selection of talent from beneath its venerable roof with Above/Below, a joint artist/volunteer show.
This April, Surface Gallery welcomes Out Of Joint, an exhibition by Perry Henley and Rebecca Burt that explores storytelling narratives via visual means. Through the combination of the fictitious and factual elements of storytelling a conversation is created that integrates the work of the two artists. Novels and stories are a significant starting point to each of their work. Influenced by science fiction writers, such as J.G. Ballard, Ray Cummings, and Tom McCarthy, both artists seek to portray themes of time and psychological confusion.
Surface Gallery presents the premiere of Nicolas Sibertin-Blanc’s solo exhibition, In The Moment, a collection of work that captures everyday moments in and around the city of Paris.
Surface Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Chiara Dellerba. The exhibition is concerned with habitual ways of seeing: with what we know (the experience of reality through our senses, specifically sight) and by what we believe (experience mediated through preconception).
This March, Surface Gallery will welcome Dr Peter Day to Nottingham for the culmination of a 6-month project, a solo-exhibition responding to themes of loss, memory and reflection.
Stories in the Dark is Surface Gallery’s fourth series of exhibitions in collaboration with Nottingham Trent University, made up of four week-long exhibitions...
Surface Gallery is delighted to host a show of work by 16 students from Nottingham Trent University, Division One Six. These second-year Photography undergraduates have put together their first exhibition, and will share our top-floor project space. See the Facebook event for more info.
This January, Surface Gallery will launch its 2015 exhibition calendar when it hosts the annual Cedric Ford Art Prize. The exhibition opens at Surface Gallery before moving to two other venues in the city, and features work from students and alumni of the BA Fine Art course at the University of Nottingham.
Surface Gallery's first exhibition of 2015; a staple and favourite in the Surface Calendar.