Modern Painters, New Decorators is an artist-led organisation running a gallery, shop and studios from a shopping centre in Loughborough, East Midlands. We enable artists to re-energise the local by producing free contemporary art exhibitions, artist-produced products and creative membership schemes. We’re known for our collaborative approach to exhibition-making and our unique volunteer development programme. The project was started in 2017 by artists and makers with a connection to the town. Modern Painters, New Decorators is a Not-for-Profit Company Limited by Guarantee Reg: 12122421


David John Scarborough, Josh Jones, Tom Fowkes, Rebecca Wymant, Laura Evans, Jemima Ridgway, Natasha Brzezicki, Harry Freestone

Partners and Supporters

Webinart, Collective Matter, William Benington Gallery, Loughborough University Enterprise Network, Carillon Court Shopping Centre, Charnwood Borough Council, Hoseforma, Good Works, The Exaireo Trust, The Baca Charity, TwentyTwenty, Charnwood Arts, LU Arts, Radar, Creative LeicesterShire, Turf Projects

Artists we’ve worked with

Atta Kwami, Pamela Clarkson, Adham Faramawy, Coco Crampton, Tom Sewell, Aoife Mullan, Claire Davies, Sarah Roberts, Mateus Domingos, John Plowman, Ariane Schick, Paul Gent, Olivia Bax, Eva Masterman, Leon Sadler, Jackie Berridge, Sam Francis Read, Demi Levy, George Chinnery, Ian Jackson, Sumiko Eadon, Zoe Spowage, Rufus Newell, Colette Griffin



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