Latest News

Next Exhibition: Prints & Plates

Invitation to Prints and Plates

Exeter Open Studios is now open!

Come down to gloss this weekend to see some stunning work by Exeter based artists! The exhibition is only open today, tomorrow and Sunday and showcases work by artists opening their studio spaces to the public for this weekend only.

Exeter Open Studios is free for all the family and a great chance to meet the artists and pick up some original quality work at affordable prices. Maps showing all the venues are available from gloss some come and have a coffee while we help you plan your route around the city.

EOS 2014 invite small

All work over £100 in this exhibition can be purchased through Own Art- a payment scheme that lets you pay for any original work over ten months interest free!

Exeter Open Studios 2014

We are very happy to have the launch of EOS 2014 take place at gloss on Thursday 27th March from 6pm-9pm, do come along for a glass of wine and a chance to mingle with the artists involved.

At the same time, grab a EOS map from the gallery and plan your route for the EOS weekend (March 28th-30th). It is the perfect activity for Mothers’ Day weekend! There is a wonderful variety of artists this year, if you would like any more information visit

EOS poster March 2014 version 2

Next Private View: Exeter Open Studios Launch Night

Thursday 27th March, 6pm-9pm

It is long-awaited launch of Exeter Open Studios 2014. it will be a great opportunity to meet many of the exhibitors and to see a sneak preview of the strong variety of work that be dotted all over Exeter during the EOS weekend!

EOS 2014 invite small

Current Exhibition: Exeter Open Studios

Exhibition Dates: 20th March – 30th March

Exeter Open Studios is an artist led festival showcasing work by talented painters, printmakers, sculptors, jewellers and textile artists living and working in Exeter and Topsham. This year discover displays by over 100 artists and arts organisations across 24 venues within the EX5 post code area. gloss is lucky enough to have a display consisting of one piece each from all of the artists/organisations involved. It is a great opportunity to see the different styles of work and is a great place to start your EOS adventure as it enables you to plan your route accordingly!

EOS2014montage (1)

Mother’s day gift ideas!

Mother’s day is approaching so come and find some great gifts to treat your mum this year

Jan Petitjean amethyst necklace

Picasso and Mr Benn exhibitions ending soon!

Come along this weekend as it’s your last chance to see the amazing selection of Picasso’s and Mr Benn prints that we have at the gallery.


L'Atelier de Cannes 1 £2750

L’Atelier de Cannes 1

David McKee

The talk by David McKee is only a few days away! There are some tickets still available, call the gallery on 01392278522 to book your tickets. Don’t miss out on what is sure to be a great evening!


New Ashley Hanson Pieces!

We had a delivery of Ashley Hanson pieces recently which is really exciting. We now have some truly great paintings including ‘California Zephyr’, part of his Americascapes series. Check out his blog for more information on the inspirations behind his work!

USA- 'California Zephyr'

David McKee Talk

David McKee, Alumni of Plymouth University and creator of Mr Benn, King Rollo and Elmer The Elephant will be coming to the gallery to talk about his experiences as a writer and illustrator on Friday 28th February at 5:30pm.

Have a coffee and chat with him and bring along any memorabilia, which he will sign for you. Our Mr Benn exhibition is now also open so come along to have a look beforehand.





Sign up for our newsletter to find out about our latest and upcoming exhibitions