East London Gallery continues to take the art world by storm!
East London based Curious Duke Gallery have taken the art world by storm this year, earning them 2nd place to Richmix in the Time Out #LoveLondon 2015 Awards Cultural venue category in Hoxton and Shoreditch! Hooray!
Starting as a pop up in September 2011, Curious Duke Gallery has risen to stratospheric success with 2 awards under their belt, press adorning exhibitions, 60 artists on their roster and a regular fixture at the UK’s biggest art fairs; if you haven’t heard of them you’re in for a treat.
Curious Duke Gallery sell affordable art from the most exciting UK artists. Their roster is handpicked by the director of the gallery Eleni Duke. She states ‘Curious Duke brings a unique art experience to your door step. Our art work is just a click away online from our walls to yours, we have highly anticipated exhibitions in our central London gallery space and we host one of the only art prizes that accepts the work of urban and street artists. Whether you are a collector, artist or art lover we have something here for you.’
With 2016 on the horizon, Curious Duke Gallery will not be slowing down. The Secret Art Prize will be returning for the third year with a judging panel that will make you take notice including celebrity art collector Trevor Nelson. Curious Duke have a spectacular line up of solo shows and group shows throughout the year, one in particular will be an exhibition for the day and night! Not enough? We have a continued exhibition with the fantastic Rosewood Hotel and Hoxton Hotel 3 art fairs and will be hosting the best Street Art Party in London in July!
Every year is one to remember with Curious Duke Gallery. Stay tuned…
Catering to first time and experienced art collectors with a passion to discover the best new and emerging contemporary artistic talents. Curious Duke Gallery only represent the best in new contemporary talent who work in a wide range of media that often defies categorisation. Through promoting and supporting these talents, they aim to dispel the myth that quality artwork comes with a high price. Curious Duke Gallery will encourage the accessibility of original and affordable artwork, whilst supporting young artists in their early career, which in turn will create investment opportunities for art buyers and collectors. 2014 saw CDG run the inaugural Secret Art Prize to great acclaim, which is now in its third year.
Multi award winning Curious Duke Gallery lay claim to 2nd place Micro Business Smarta 100 2013 Awards in association with O2, and 2nd best cultural venue in Shoreditch and Hoxton by TimeOut #LoveLondon Awards 2015.
Eleni Duke has cemented her position on the UK art scene as championing surreal and urban artwork, and taking on artists who have many years’ experience to no experience of exhibiting and selling their work. Duke’s nurturing approach to young talent has seen her nominated for Micro Business of the Year 2013, and appearing as a judge for the all female Femme Fierce street art competition. This constant search for talent and its growth has led CDG to launch their very own art prize. The Secret Art Prize returns February 2016, welcoming Moniker Director Frankie Shea, artist Hannah Adamaszek, and Inspiring.