23rd-24th November 2024

North Bristol Artists Trail

Meet The Artists

North Bristol Artists is a group of over 120 makers based in and around Gloucester Road.

We welcome professional and amateur artists, working in any medium. The highlight of our year is our annual trail the last weekend of November, where you can visit many artists at home or in their studios.

Image by David Dukes.

What’s On

North Bristol Artists exhibit their work all year round. Here’s the latest news.

Paintings and prints by Terry Burke

Colourful paintings, an amazing array of characters!

Thursday 4th to Tuesday 30th April.
An abstract painting by NBA member Jane Boot

Friends of the RWA Exhibition 2024

We’re delighted that several North Bristol Artists have been selected for the annual Royal West of England Academy Friends’ Exhibition.

29 March – 28 April 2024

Laurel Smart at Westbury-on-Trym

Laurel Smart. Large, colourful, dynamic abstract paintings. abstract painting

March & April

Learn More

You don’t have to be an art expert to enjoy the North Bristol Artists Trail. We’ve put together some quick guides to common types of art you might see on the trail to help you understand more about the processes and materials used to create the work.

Image by Claire Redwood

The ceramicist has rolled out a ball of red clay into an irregular flat pastry shape. Half of the area has been painted with black and white curved slip brushmarks. The surface has been scored in the same manner with a wide serrated tool, to give a linear effect of re exposed red clay. Over this , three lines of dual dots have been embossed., some are painted red and others white. Some of the scraffito lines have been treated in the same way. The raw painted clay would then have been fired. This is a very playful, expressive piece of ceramic work. By local artist Claire Redwood.

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Join Us

North Bristol Artists welcome artists of any style and any experience based in St Andrews, Bishopston, Montpelier, Redland, Ashley Down, Horfield or Henleaze.

Our membership page explains more about how to join and what to expect.

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