Griffith art gallery celebrates 35 years – Shelby County Reporter

Griffith art gallery celebrates 35 years – Shelby County Reporter

Griffith art gallery celebrates 35 decades

Printed 11:45 am Thursday, August 18, 2022

By LIZZIE BOWEN | Staff members Author

PELHAM – Opening in 1987, Griffith Artwork Gallery has celebrated 35 of supplying the neighborhood the present of artwork.

Located on Freeway 31, twin brothers Dave and Rick Griffith provide a dynamic wide range of globe-popular artists in addition to emerging artists. More than 1,000 paintings are on exhibit inside of the gallery.

The gallery features further services of customized developed, hand crafted framing for any situation.

At the moment, the gallery is offering a exclusive assortment of early 20th century deceased artists. Dave mentioned all of the artwork items inside the gallery have been obtained centered on enthusiasm and appreciation for the perform.

“Our plan is if we like it, we buy it.” Dave claimed. “None of our paintings are on consignment.”

The gallery features a broad and prestigious assortment of genres of art.

“We have items all the way from non-goal summary to write-up impressionism with all initial oil paintings and acrylic paintings,” Dave stated.

The gallery brings with each other more recent artists with globe renowned artists.

“I would say that what we are striving to focus in, and what we have centered on all over the several years, is rising, up and coming artists all the way to world-renowned and deceased artists.” Dave explained.

Dave is grateful for how the Pelham group has reacted to his presence in the region for the earlier 35 many years.

“We have bought customers who arrive in each individual day that inform us some mate of theirs who life right here has told them about this area. It is additional of a family atmosphere below,” stated Griffith.

The back again half of the gallery is all devoted to customized frames, most imported from Italian artists and other European visionaries.

“Most youthful persons appear to body their diploma, and we explain to them about our conservation, acid cost-free cloth and real wood frames,” Dave said.

The gallery requires satisfaction in the authenticity at the rear of just about every piece.

“These frames that I’m exhibiting you are wax silver left from Italy. It is just wonderful. There’s almost nothing like hand-developed,” Dave said. “This is hand laid silver leaf by a craftsman creating each a person. You can see the craftmanship.” Dave said.

Griffith Art Gallery carries on to provide Pelham and the higher Shelby County space, presents a range of companies. The gallery can be identified on the internet at