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Anise Gallery presents works by Jeanette Barnes in ‘Time and Tide’ (5/Nov-5/Dec)

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Anise Gallery presents works by Jeanette Barnes in ‘Time and Tide’, an exhibition at their Shad Thames space running from 5th November to 5th December.

Jeanette Barnes has, for the past 25 years, been capturing the city of London’s boundless energy through her drawings. Often vast in scale, they engage with the continual development of the urban environment and its relationship with those who inhabit it. In contrast to the frantic scenes that they depict, Jeanette’s drawings evolve gradually over time, the ebb and flow of information, akin to a passage of time, developing until the drawings outcome is found.

Her most recent work has taken her further into the depths of time, moving away from the familiar contemporary London to an exploration into its history, hidden and preserved amongst the river beds of the Thames. Everyday artefacts, carefully selected for their resonance, from specific sites along the Thames, St Paul’s, the Globe Theatre and Shad Thames, are reinterpreted. Their simplistic beauty highlighted and through integrating these objects into her work, Jeanette reconnects them with the present London.

‘Time and Tide’ brings these two bodies of work together for the first time, contrasting the activity and timespan of contemporary London with that deeper sense of history that London’s rivers maintain to re-frame our view of then and now.

London – AWAD Social feat. talk about ‘What Makes a Great Gallery Website’ by Billy Maker, exhibit-E, leading provider of websites for the art world

Monday, October 12th, 2015

In celebration of London Frieze week, a week in which the arts are celebrated across the capital, thBrownhills Logo (for website)e Association of Women Art Dealers (AWAD) is pleased to invite you to its autumn Social on Monday 12th October from 6 to 8.30pm. The event is being hosted by AWAD Associate Member Jacquelyn Jubert at her space, Anise Gallery, 13a Shad Thames (right by the Design Museum).

We are very thankful to Brownhill Insurance (aka Love Art Insurance) for supporting this event.

exhibit-eAt 7pm a keynote address will be delivered on an important topic for industry professionals: ‘What makes a great gallery website’ talk by Billy Maker, Executive Director, exhibit-E, the leading provider of websites for the art world and AWAD’s newest Partner organisationThey launched their first exhibit-E automated website in 1998 and now serve over 400 gallery websites world wide.

exhibit-E’s clients include blue chip names such as Gagosian, The Willem De Kooning Foundation and artist Laurie Simmons, in addition to localised gallery brands such as AWAD’s NYC Founding Member Liz Garvey’s Garvey|Simon Art Access.

“Galleries rely on their websites on an everyday basis to promote, educate and communicate. Unfortunately, cumbersome user interfaces, poor graphic design, and poor programming hamper far too many websites. As the artist Laurie Simmons [whose website has been designed by exhibit-E] observes ‘I find myself shocked at times that certain entities and individuals can endorse their own sites given how difficult they make it to get around.”

-Excerpt from the book ‘The Art World and the World Wide Web’ published in 2014 by Dan Miller

Click here to access ‘The Art World and the World Wide Web’ (it is available online for free and as a book for order) 

We hope that you can join us on Monday 12th of October – To RSVP, please book click on this link.

For any questions, email


AWAD welcomes a new Member: Jacquelyn Jubert

Friday, September 25th, 2015

JacquelynAWAD, the Association of Women Art Dealers, is pleased to announce a new Associate Member for our London Chapter, Jacquelyn Jubert.

Jacquelyn is the co-founder of Anise Gallery where she curates exhibitions throughout the year that promote the link between art and architecture and that celebrate traditional artistic disciplines.

Click here to read Jacquelyn’s full profile and please join us in warmly welcoming Jacquelyn to AWAD.

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