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Specifiers Guide

Drostle Public Arts aim to offer a full professional service with the highest level of design and craftsmanship from your first steps in commissioning to the final polish and handover.

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Materials

We use a range of high quality materials including: hand made Venetian Glass Smalti; natural stone and marble; tough French Unglazed Porcelain.

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Methods

Works can be created on or off site to minimise disruption. We cut our tesserae by hand and lay each one individually.

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Installation

We are proud of our full installation service, showing the same attention to detail and craftsmanship as goes into the making of your mosaic.

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Shipping

Mosaics made off-site are packed and shipped to their destination.

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Support

Thirty years experience means that you can trust us to provide expert advice and support throughout the commissioning process.

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Proceedures

Our professional practice is supported by full technical data, method statements, health and safety, environmental and equality policies.

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Art for Landscape and architecture

Based in London, Gary Drostle is an award winning artist specialising in site specific art, painted murals, floor and wall mosaics and mosaic sculptures.

A world class community engaged practice with large scale commissions across the UK and abroad.

“...exemplary in exhibiting his unique abilities and talents which have made him a cornerstone to the contemporary artform.”
Ghassan Khayyat – Mosaico Blog

“…in case you are a mosaic newbie, then let me just say that his public art works once seen are never forgotten. They range from the boldly iconic to the quietly nonconformist taking in courage, energy, delight and technical wizardry along the way.”
Helen Miles – Helen Miles Mosaic Blog

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Commissions Catalogue

A full list of Gary Drostle's commissioned artworks, murals, mosaics and sculptures for public and private spaces.

Commission Catalogue..

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About Me

Gary has been creating site specific art since 1985 and teaches and writes on mosaic. He is a former President of the British Association for Modern Mosaic.

more about Gary Drostle...

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My Services

Artist Gary Drostle creates unique artworks, offering a complete service from initial consultation and planning to design, fabrication and installation.

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Contact Me

Unit F2, Old Europa Gym Centre, Europa Trading Estate, Fraser Road, Erith, DA8 1QL, United Kingdom.
Email: gary@drostle.com
Phone: +447719529520

A complete service

A complete service

Design - Gary is able to offer a creative and tailored design solution.

Fabrication - Mosaics are constructed off-site in Gary's London studio to minimise disruption to the site.

Installation - Works are installed by Gary and his team ensuring the same care from beginning to end for your commission.

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At your service

Bespoke hand crafted mosaics, made in London, delivered throughout the world.

“We’re thrilled to be part of this innovative
project working together with local partners and the community to bring an exciting new public art work to the heart of Poplar. The craftsmanship that Gary devotes to his mosaic work is outstanding and is something local residents and east London can enjoy and be proud of.”

Marcel Baettig,
founder of Bow Arts

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Painted Murals

Wall murals for interior and exterior locations, painted in Artists Acrylics, Keim Mineral Paints, Buon Fresco, Oil Paint.

more about mural painting..

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Floor Mosaics

Interior and exterior floor mosaics in Marble or Porcelain.

more about Floor Mosaics..

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Wall Mosaics

Hand crafted wall mosaics in Venetian Glass, Marble, Litovi Hand Made Ceramic, Porcelain, Mixed media.

more about Wall Mosaics..

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Mosaic Sculptures

Mosaic encrusted sculptures bring colour and vibrancy to the landscape or architecture.

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Design Work

Design and feasibility proposals, site surveys and concept design options.

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Gallery Mosaics

Free hanging mosaic panels created on lightweight bases.

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Community engagement

From school workshops to public meetings, from drop in sessions to participatory artworks - Gary can work with many levels of community engagement.

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Teaching

Gary teaches regularly at the Chicago Mosaic School and for the Society of American Mosaic Artists and the British Association for Modern Mosaic.

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Artworks

Gary also creates his own artworks, drawings, sketches and illustrations.

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Talks and Lectures

Working around the World

Working around the World

Gary is experienced in carrying out commissions internationally, whether that is supplying mosaics pre fabricated to worldwide locations or creating works in-situ.

Previous commissions include the USA, (Chicago, California, Iowa, Colorado, Washington DC), Canada, Colombia, Chile, Ireland, China and South Africa.

International Award Winner

Gary has won numerous international awards for his work including:

2019 - FCI Magazine (USA) Tile and Stone Installation Award winner
2015 - Prix Picassiette, Public Choice, Chartres, France
2014 - Mosaic Arts International, Houston, Texas - Award for Contemporary Innovation in Mosaic
2013 - Mosaic Arts International, Tacoma, Washington - Best in Show award
2011 - TileLetter NTCA, Las Vegas - Winner of Mosaic Installation award
2008 - Mosaic Arts International, Miami, Florida - Best Architectural Mosaic award

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Colombia

Projects in: Cali; Bogota

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USA

Projects in: Washington DC; Iowa City IA; Palo Alto CA; Chicago IL; Colorado Springs CO

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Chile

Santiago

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Bermuda

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China

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Award Winning Public Arts

With over 30 years experience in delivering site specific art Gary Drostle has picked up a number of awards on the way.

See the art awards here..

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Press & Media

Gary is happy to be contacted directly for press information on Email: gary@drostle.com or simply call Gary on +447719529520

Pictures and article content available on request.

Some previous press and media coverage is listed here:-

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About the studio

Based in south east London, artist Gary Drostle creates award winning artworks for landscape and architecture around the world.
Drostle Public Arts studio specialises in large scale wall and floor mosaics, mosaic sculptures and painted murals and has gather an international reputation

About Gary

About Gary

An award winning professional artist based in London, UK. Gary has been creating large scale murals, mosaics and mosaic sculptures for over thirty years. His practice is firmly rooted in a sense of place. An architectural and landscape art studio socially engaged and dedicated to excellence.

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“This creativity is combined with a thoroughly professional and practical approach so that issues of integration into architecture, working with other professionals, long-term
maintenance and community contact are all addressed.
It has been a pleasure to work with Gary...”

Vivien Burnside,
Arts Co-ordinator, South East Belfast HSS Trust

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Press & Media

Some press and media coverage

Drostle in the News..

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Meet the team

Gary is able to undertake large scale works thanks to a talented team of studio artists.

the Drostle Public Arts Team..

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Studio Location

Drostle Public Arts Ltd
F2 Old Europa Gym Centre
Europa Trading Estate
Fraser Road
Erith, DA8 1QL

Studio visits

We welcome visitors to the studio. However due to our work schedule this is by appointment only.

Previous Clients

With over thirty years track record of delivering large scale site specific artwork Gary's experience covers many different clients including:–

Local Authorities: LB.Islington; LB.Lewisham; LB.Haringey; LB.Bexley; LB.Sutton; LB.Croydon; LB.Redbridge; East Herts; Fylde Borough; Carterton; Luton; Slough; Gloucester; Cheshire West & Chester; North Somerset; Leeds; Dacorum; Spelthorne; Dartford; Waltham Forest; TFL.

Health Authorities: Greenwich; East Belfast; Haringey; Stepping Hill; Kings College; Watford & Mount Vernon; Great Ormond Street; East Gloucestershire; RCGP

Architects:–
RDGUSA; Perkins+Will; MUF; Groundwork; LDA; JWP Landscapes; Oehme Van Sweden.

Developers & Contractors:–
Poplar HARCA; Regenter; United House; Leicester City Challenge; Family Mosaic; L&Q; The Anderson Group; StructureTone; Barratt Homes; Camway Properties; Hart Associates; Alexandra Palace Trust.

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