Autumn Art Exhibitions

Visit East Anglia’s art galleries and discover exhibitions from national and local artists.

Art Fair East

Art Fair East returns to Norwich

The call for applications has gone out for Art Fair East, which is set to return to Norwich later this year.

Art Fair East, a major fair for the Eastern Region, is inviting artists, galleries and art dealers to be a part of the event which will take place between 29 November and 1 December at St Andrews Hall, Norwich.

This year the fair,  which has previously brought signed editions by Banksy and other famous artists to the region,  promises to offer the most international line up to date with enquiries already received from artists in India, Mexico, Sweden and Japan.

Art Fair East is open to artists, dealers and galleries interested in exhibiting all manner of contemporary art including painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, video art, installation, performance and original limited-edition prints.


All of the artworks must be one-off or limited edition and the closing date for applications is 31 October and is subject to available space.

For  more  information  about  Art  Fair  East, including  how  to  submit  an  application  to take part in the fair, visit

Peter Coker RA and Friends at The Minories, Colchester

This autumn Cobbold and Judd Fine Art present an exhibition exploring the work of Peter Coker RA, one of the most important painters of the post-war generation, from 12 to 26 October at The Minories, Colchester.

The exhibition explores the links between Peter and his fellow tutors, students and friends, particularly those associated with the Colchester School of Art or based in Suffolk and Essex.

It will include over 30 works by Peter Coker spanning the 1950s to the 1990s, as well as paintings and drawings by John Nash RA, Rodrigo Moynihan RA, Bill Packer, Simon Carter and Graham Crowley. It is a rare opportunity to view and acquire works in one location by these sought after artists. 

Claire-Louise Dowson – Abstract painting in acrylic and oils (Lowestoft)

Art on Lowestoft High Street  

Local visual artists group Easterly Artists is taking over an empty retail unit on Lowestoft High Street in September to stage an exciting pop-up art exhibition, showcasing some of the most creative artistic talent in Lowestoft and the surrounding area.

Seventeen artists will be taking part in the show, including a number of new members whose work has not previously been on display with the group.

Easterly Artists members are all practising artists living or working within a 20-mile radius of Ness Point. The exhibition forms part of the Lowestoft Heritage Open Day celebrations, taking place in September and based on the theme ‘People Power’.

The temporary gallery will take place in the old Poundstretcher building at 165 London Road North, NR32 1HG. Entry is free. Visitors will be able to see pieces covering a wide range of mediums, including painting, print-making, ceramics, screen-printing, collography, artistic wood-turning, magical realism and sculptural assemblages using found objects.

The gallery is open 11am-4pm every day Friday 13 – Sunday 22 September. For the following two weeks 26 September – 5 October, it is open 11am-4pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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