Arteccentrix are now firmly ensconced at their new Dorcy Drive location.
Artist Nickola McCoy-Snell tells Weekender that the move has stimulated a creative spell for her and that she’s been able to organise projects, teach students and accept some commissions.
“Basically I’ve been working on a couple of commissioned pieces for private clients, something I’ve not been able to do much of for the past year, and I’m concentrating on building a new collection of my work with a view to having a show at some point this year.
“Two series – The Light Series and The Sunset Series – are under way and images are beginning to appear on the website in my gallery as they are completed,” says Nickola.
The gallery is opposite Car City and keeps what can probably be termed ‘artist hours’ – in other words, there will be people there working whenever the mood hits.
“One or other of us is invariably here working, so people are still able to drop in without appointments and people seem to be finding us in all manner of ways, either online or simply driving past and noticing us…
“People are coming in to see us and seem to enjoy the working studio/gallery space which gives them some insight into a working artist’s daily life with various works in process and a clutter of materials making for a pleasingly chaotic environment on some days,” Nickola says with a smile.