Surface Gallery

Studio Artists

Surface Gallery has eight studio spaces, inhabited by artists working in a variety of different media and at different stages in their careers.

Studio artists benefit from:
- 24 hour studio access
- fully lit studio spaces
- free WiFi
- use of a shared kitchen space with fridge, kettle and microwave
- the opportunity to have a free mini solo show in Surface Gallery’s ‘Le Loovre’ space each year
- significant discounts on hiring the main gallery for exhibitions and events, including the option of taking part in an annual Studio Artists group exhibition
- friendly and supportive fellow studio artists!

Interested in becoming a studio artist? We currently have a vacancy! One of our studio spaces is now available at a cost of £70 per month. To arrange a viewing please contact the gallery: or 0115 947 0793.

Our current studio artists are:
Charlotte Josephine Illustration
Ian Cutmore
Chiara Dellerba
Kyle Grace-Taylor
Paul Henegan
Gerry Henegan-Barr
Jade How
Peter Lumley

Our studios are not normally open to the public outside of occasional special events. If you wish to arrange a visit to the studios please contact the gallery for more information.

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Coming Soon

Street Art Open 2014

April 26th - May 17th 2014

Graffiti / Alternative / Illustration / Paste‐Up / Graphics / Yarn bombing / Sticker tagging / Print / Etc.
The Street Art Open celebrates and supports Nottingham’s thriving alternative art scene by showcasing some of today’s best local, national and international street art.


Previous Exhibitions


March 29th - April 12th 2014

‘Emerge’ celebrates the creative practices of Surface Gallery’s volunteers, who will ‘Emerge’ from the office basement.

Eleven volunteers will participate in Emerge, displaying artworks ranging from upcycled furniture, surreal painting and cyanotypes to stop-motion animation, handmade prints, photography and crochet. Visitors will have the opportunity to see traditional forms of art making as well as contemporary practice and design.