Press Release - For immediate release:10th November 2016 - London
‘CROYDON CONTEMPORARY ARTIST COMING BACK TO HER ROOTS’
Croydon born artist Elizabeth James is to open a contemporary art gallery in the heart of South Norwood SE25, after
winning a competition by Croydon Council as part of the plan to regenerate Croydon. The new gallery will launch on
Wednesday 7th December 2016 7-9pm, bringing an eclectic mix of art, design, gifts, homeware and workshops.
At the launch we will be having a raffle to help raise funds for all those affected by the recent tram crash in Croydon.
All money raised will be donated to Croydon Council 's official Crowdfunding page
The gallery will host exhibitions showcasing the best of Croydon's young talent alongside Elizabeth; a well
established artist, which will help raise their profile as upcoming artists. The gallery will also be inviting local primary
/secondary schools and colleges to attend for educational visits and workshops, there will be Live Art Saturday's -
artists will come and create art in the gallery window so the community can see their talent and working process.
Elizabeth James is a contemporary UK Lifestyle Brand established in 2013. Products are proudly created in the UK
using only British manufacturers. Exhibiting regularly at art fairs and events, Elizabeth James was in the top 5 artists
ranked 4th out of 100 at The Other Art Fair in April 2014. In 2014 work from the company’s Colour in Motion series
was exhibited at the Works on Paper Art Fair in the Science Museum, at Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant London House
in Battersea Square, and at Stratstone of Mayfair Aston Martin showroom for the luxury launch of the new Vanquish.
Elizabeth James is proud to support their chosen charity Breast Cancer Care and has worked closely with the charity
to create products to help raise awareness and much-needed funds. Elizabeth James was raised above a shop at 21
Portland Road which is opposite the new gallery in SE25, she lived there from the age of 3 weeks - 21 years old. Her
father also owned a motor spares shop on Portland Road SE25.
Launch raffle to raise funds for Tram Crash Victims
Contact: Elizabeth James - Director Elizabeth James Art Ltd http://www.elizabethjamesart.com
07414974091 / 0208 2676 1151 Elizabethjamesgallery@gmail.com 313c Richmond Road East Twickenham
Middlesex TW1 2PB
Competition http://www.elizabethjamesart.com/single-post/2016/09/08/Helping- to-regenerate- Croydon
Gallery http://www.elizabethjamesart.com/elizabeth-james- gallery-mailinglist
Private View tickets https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/elizabeth-james-gallery-launch-private-view-tickets-28093987874
Tram Crash Fund https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/croydon-council-tram-incident-fund
Twitter: @EJGallery #EJGallery