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Gallery Mosaics

Gallery mosaics are mosaic artworks which are created and mounted onto moveable supports so that they can be hung like a picture.

Unlike the rest of Gary’s work they are obviously smaller and also usually not linked in design to a particular site. They offer the collector a chance to own a mosaic artwork which they are free to move around, to hang at home or in the workplace in the knowledge that they can be easily moved if necessary.

Gary uses lightweight panels to mount the mosaic onto, these panels can be fitted with hanging systems or frames and can be hung on suitable walls inside or outside.

Commissioned Artworks

Gallery mosaics can be specifically commissioned in the normal way. Examples of typical mosaic commissions would include Coats of Arms and Mosaic Portraits.

Here is a selection of commissioned panel mosaics:-

Studio Artworks

As well as commissioned mosaics Gary creates mosaics from his own studio practice. These mosaics have often already been entered into public exhibitions so will come with their own provenance. These works are usually part of the artists own exploration of techniques and subjects. Below is a selection of Gallery Mosaics created by Gary.

Exhibited Works

Recent exhibitions featuring work by Gary Drostle

2019 – A Celebration of British Craftsmanship
Milton Gallery, St Paul’s School, London, Selected Group

2017 – BAMM Open Edinburgh
Patriot Hall Gallery, Stockbridge, Edinbrugh, Scotland, Selected Juried

2015 – Opere dal Mondo, Ravenna Mosaico
MAR – Museo d’Arte della Città e Palazzo Rasponi dalle Teste, Ravenna, Italy, Selected Juried

2014 – Recontres Internationales de Mosaîque, Chartres,
Chapelle de lycee Fulbert, Chartres, France, Selected Juried
Winner ‘Prix Picassiette – 2nd Prize Public Vote’

2014 – Mosaic Arts International, Houston,
The Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA,
Selected Architectural Juried, Winner ‘Contemporary Innovation’

2013 – Mosaic Arts International, Tacoma
The Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington, USA
Selected Architectural Juried, Winner ‘Best in Show’

2012 – Mosaic Arts International, Lexington
The Lexington Center Museum & Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Selected Architectural Juried

2011 – Mosaic Arts International, Austin
The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, Texas, USA
Selected Architectural Juried

2010 – Mosaic Arts International, Chicago
The Smith Museum of Stained Glass at Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Selected Architectural Juried

2010 – Mosaic Art Now, Exhibition in Print
Mosaic Art Now magazine, Selected Juried

2009 – Lake Oswego Arts Festival ‘Cutting Edges: Contemporary mosaic art
Lakewood Center for the Arts, Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA
Invited artist

2009 – Mosaic Arts International, San Diego
San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, California, USA
Selected Architectural Juried

2008 – The Four Elements
Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum, Salisbury, UK
Invited Group Show

2008 – Mosaic Arts International, Miami
Selected Architectural Juried, Winner ‘Best Architectural’ Award

Own your unique mosaic artwork

Contact gary <gary@drostle.com> today to find out more about purchasing a mosaic artwork.

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Posted: February 9, 2020

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