Grit Art Central

Grit Art Central

Powered by artists to drive creative change by fostering artistic evolution and make new audiences

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What happens at Grit Art Central?

 Grit Art Central is a space dedicated to

  • Project research
  • Public engagement
  • Art installations – exhibitions and performance.
  • Uncover creative talent
  • Creating new opportunities

Aims –

  • To support Grits outreach programme
  • Invite local participation
  • Discover emerging talent
  • Create site specific work

Grit Art Central is an ever evolving space for creative exchange and possibility – in 2024 we will be offering tutored art classes in life drawing and drawing development, mentoring, creative networking, open call exhibitions, sketch club and commissions. Sign up for the newsletter to find out more.


Coming to Grit Art Central In 2024…

Opening Times 2024 – TUESDAYS, 1PM – 4PM & WEDS/THURS, 11AM – 4PM

SketchCLUB – fortnightly, Wednesday evenings 7pm-9pm, a social drawing evening for practicing artists to draw, chat, share – inspire. 31st Jan, 14th Feb, 28th Feb…

MentorU – Every Thursday 4.30pm – 5.30pm. For students and emerging artists looking for advise on working in the creative industries.

To book – email

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Tutored Classes

Once a month we will be offering tutored classes in: Life Drawing on Saturdays with Grit artist and experience tutor Alisha Miller. Alisha has almost 30 years teaching experience and runs Art School Art Class at Caldecote Village Hall.

Art School Art Class  presents – Life Drawing @ Grit Art Central  Saturdays (once a month) 10am – 3pm £50

Tutored sessions with demonstrations and individual guidance – to learn, develop and explore life drawing of nude models. Easels, drawing boards and some materials provided – further details will be given upon enquiry and booking. All sessions will include quick drawings in pencils/pastel/charcoal – leading to a sustained posed in a selected medium, followed by group and tutor feedback. Tea/coffee provided – Lunch 12 – 1pm, please bring your own.

  • Jan 20th  – acrylics
  • Feb 17th  – watercolour paints and water based pencil crayons
  • March 30th – mixed media
  • April 20th – inks and bleach
  • May 25th – collage and oil pastels
  • June 22nd – chalk pastels
  • July 27th – spray, stencil and postcards.

How Can I find Grit Art Central?

Grit Art Central, 7 Coventry Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 5TD


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