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Check back here for regular updates on upcoming events and shows.

Claire Nicholson, Artist & Designer

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

Claire Nicholson is an artist and designer living in the North East. After working full time in retail she has taken the decision this year to commit to her passion and has set up her own design business. Claire creates unique and quirky hand painted Bone China pieces as well as original framed artwork.

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Introducing Photographer John Williamson

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

John came to the Collective in December 2014 with his original work in photography.  John lives and works from his studio in Northumberland and his subject matter covers a wide range. From the beautiful landscapes that surround his home, to the vibrancy of Newcastle upon Tyne, to his painterly interpretations of life.

If you would like to purchase one of his pieces, please contact the gallery directly through our contacts page or call us on 0191 231 2483.

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Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

Our January sale is now in full swing..a great chance to own an original piece of art! The sale ends 31st January 2015 and not to be missed!

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Gift Vouchers Available Now!

Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

If you are struggling for ideas why not purchase a Gift Voucher. You can have any denomination, a FREE gift card  and they are valid for 6 months.

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One Stop Christmas Shopping…

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

Why struggle round all the shops and the crowds when you will be able to find the perfect gift in one place! We have stocking fillers, Christmas cards,  gifts for those loved ones who have moved away, hand crafted jewellery including men’s cuff links, original artworks, limited edition prints and much much more…

Visit Eldon Garden and enjoy a relaxing Christmas Shopping experience!

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Downing Street Here We Come…

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

As part of being in the Top 100 of Small Business Saturday, we were delighted to be invited to Downing Street!

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Open Evening 2nd December 2014 6pm-8pm

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

We would like to invite you to our special Open Evening on 2nd December at the gallery from 6pm – 8pm.  Due to the overwhelming success of the Mini-Masterpieces silent auction, we are please to announce that it will be extended by one week until 7th December 2014.  A chance to take a leisurely look around the gallery with a complimentary glass of wine and home made mince pies!

We have so much art & design – it will a great start to your Christmas shopping and you will be supporting a great cause!

For the latest news on the #MiniMasterpieces exhibtion visit

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The most amazing exhibition at North East Art Collective…

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

We are so please to have been asked to host this exhibition in support of Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland.

Mini-Masterpieces was founded and organised by Laura McBeth, whose company Crystallised, specialise in marketing and communications.  Artists donated an original postcard size piece of artwork for a silent auction. The exhibition previewed on Thursday 6th December with over 150 guests attending and placing their bids.

The exhibition will run until 2nd December 2014 where we will be having a closing celebration as this day is officially ‘Giving Tuesday’.

If you would like to support this fantastic charity you can come into the gallery to see the artworks in the flesh and place your bid or go on line on


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Best Male Entrepreneur 2014 in the Kalixa-Pro & Daily Mirror Business Awards

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

We are very excited that John Thompson, Managing Director of North East Art Collective, has won this award not only for the gallery but for the North East. He had a great day in London meeting with the other winners and Michelle Mone!

We now have the chance to win Small Business of the year but it is down to a public vote! John is the only winner from the North East  and it would be great to bring this award home.

If you would like to vote for us please visit you can vote via Facebook or on line-just follow the instructions. Closing Date for votes is 28th November 2014.

Thank you and we will keep you posted.

Michelle and John

Mini Masterpieces Exhibition…7th November – 2 December 2014

Posted by on Oct 11, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

We are very proud to have been asked to support Rape Crisis in a very special exhibition.

‘Mini Masterpieces Silent Auction’ previews on 6th November, and will run for four weeks.

We have some amazing support from LOCAL artists such as Alexander Miller, Keith Proctor and Francesca Simpson and many more to come!

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