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Frederick Street Gallery

Frederick Street Gallery

Yesterday afternoon I volunteered to work the afternoon in the Frederick Street Gallery at The Bridges shopping centre in Sunderland.  Previously I have sat painting in the window, but yesterday was my first afternoon behind the desk.  I enjoyed myself, it was a good opportunity to do some sketching while also connecting with other people. It's not a complicated job,  the main thing being to remember to turn everything off and lock up at the end of the day.  At times it was quiet, at other times it was quite busy.  Many people stopped in for a chat about art,...

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Painting in front of a crowd....

Painting in front of a crowd....

Well, perhaps not a crowd, but certainly in front of passers by. Recently on a Sunday, I have been painting in the window of Frederick Street Gallery in the Bridges Shopping Centre, in my home town of Sunderland.  Anyone who knows me will be fully aware that I hate being watched doing anything....even typing an email....so this is quite a big thing for me.  Luckily I have barely noticed people stopping to watch, and it's been a good excuse to actually get some work done I shall be continuing to sit in the window painting to passers by for the...

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Creative Fine Art

I should have announced this on my website some time ago, but given I am hopeless with the internet, it has taken me this long to log on and type something. I have been working with Creative Fine Art since the summer of this year, and you can find my page on their website here:- https://www.creativefineart.co.uk/richard-buckley Creative Fine Art are responsible for distributing my work to all those galleries outside of my local area, that I can't easily reach.  I look forward to seeing my work appearing all over the UK in the coming months.

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LoveArtNorthEast Christmas Arts Fair 2016

I have recently confirmed my attendance at the LoveArtNorthEast Christmas Arts Fair at St Nicholas Cathedral in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on Saturday December 10th 2016.  The event will run from 9:30am to 3:30pm. 

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Chatterboxed Blog Interview

I was recently interviewed by local blogger Luke Taylor for his Chatterboxed blog.  The feature article can be found here:- Introducing Sunderland Artist Richard Buckley

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