Griffin Gallery runs a year round events programme ranging from discussions between artists to workshops on making pigments.

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Archaeologies | In Conversation

Wed 14 May 2014 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Michelle Lee Medjeral-Thomas, founder and Chief Curator of the Contemporary London, will be here on this evening in conversation with three of the artists from the exhibition she curated at Griffin Gallery, ‘Archaeologies’. ‘Archaeologies’ opens with…
Winners of GAP 2013, Luke George and Elizabeth Rose will talk about the research they undertook prior to beginning their six month residency in the Studio Building.

PaintUnion | Cornelia Baltes & Sean Penlington

Tue 29 April 2014 6:30pm – 8:30pm

PaintUnion is pleased to welcome Sean Penlington and Cornelia Baltes to speak at our next discussion evening. Penlington and Baltes will be giving a talk about their recent work within the context of the expanded field of painting. Sean Penlington…

Engine ChatChat Open Crit

Wed 9 April 2014 6:30am – 8:30am

Engine ChatChat is a facilitated peer crit where artists can share ideas, ask questions and get feedback from a small group of peers. An informal atmosphere and constructive conversation is encouraged. This is a dedicated space to think about and…

Q-Art Open Crit

Sat 29 March 2014

Q-Art is a student/graduate run organisation that aims to break down the barriers to art education and contemporary art. They produce books, videos, workshops, and run a programme of monthly Open Crits across art colleges and gallery spaces in…

Open Studio | Jonathan Kelly

Wed 5 March 2014 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Jonathan, a graduate of Wimbledon College of Art in London, is the winner of the West London Art Prize 2013, an opportunity organized by FACK! (Forum for Artists in Chelsea and Kensington) and supported by Griffin Gallery, Winsor & Newton, Liquitex…

Alf Löhr + Barbara Nicholls In Conversation

Thu 27 February 2014 6:30pm – 8:30pm

‘Water + Colour’ artists, Alf Loehr and Barbara Nicholls discuss their work in the context of the current exhibition, in conversation with the Curator and Gallery Director, Becca Pelly-Fry. Since the early 1990s, Alf Löhr has focussed…

PaintUnion | Jemima Brown and Juliette Losq

Tue 18 February 2014 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Following on from the successful launch in December 2013, PaintUnion are back with another fantastic installment of their bi-monthly contemporary painting discussions.  The Griffin Gallery will be showing ‘Water + Colour’, curated by Rebecca Pelly-Fry, in the gallery during…

Jonathan Kelly Residency Experience

Tue 11 February 2014 1:00pm – 1:30pm

Jonathan Kelly, who won the West London Art Prize in June 2013, was awarded a two month residency in the Studio Building. One month in, he will share his experience as a ColArt resident artist discussing how his practice has been…

Young Gods 2014 | In Discussion

Wed 22 January 2014 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Zavier Ellis, director of CHARLIE SMITH london and curator of our current exhibition, Young Gods, will give a unique insight into discovering emerging artists, bringing them to market, and curating them into exhibitions. He will discuss the concept and history…

Alzbeta Jaresova Residency Experience

Tue 10 September 2013 6:30pm – 8:30pm

If you are interested in the Griffin Art Prize (GAP) or Art Residencies in general, join us at the Griffin Gallery on the 10th of September for a Seminar with Alzabeta Jaresova, our 2012 GAP Winner. She will share her…