Fraternise – the Salon

2 April – 29 May 2011

Upper Gallery 1, Canteen Gallery 2 & Arch Gallery 3

Tuesday – Sunday, 11am-5pm

Fraternise – the Salon gathers a cohort of artists in a curated, fundraising exhibition, to support the future existence of Beaconsfield.

Click here to view the exhibition catalogue

Special Events:

Friday 1 April, from 6pm: Exhibition Preview

Monday 16 May at 7pm: Fraternise – for Collectors (Booking essential)

Wednesday 18 May at 11am: Fraternise – the Coffee view

Saturday 21 May at 2pm:Fraternise – the Curator’s talk

Friday 27 May from 6.30: LAST Friday’s: Fraternise – the finissage


Beaconsfield Director/Curators David Crawforth and Naomi Siderfin will be available by appointment throughout May to talk new collectors through the exhibition and exhibiting artists, on an individual basis. Click here for more information

The Salon brings together collaborators, patrons and protégés who have worked with Beaconsfield or who support its role in the artists’ community.

Exhibiting artists include…

Franko B, David Birkin, Ansuman Biswas, John Burgess, Matthew Burrows, Tony Carter, Tamsyn Challenger, Jules Clarke, Ben Cockett, Susan Collis, Michael Corkrey, A. David Crawforth, Mikey Cuddihy, Shane Cullen, Michael Curran, Judith Dean, Mark Dean, Nicholas Deshayes, Adam Dix, Richard Elliot, Robert Ellis, Tracey Emin, Laura Emsley, Alexa de Ferranti, Peter Fillingham, Edwina fitzPatrick, Rebecca Fortnum, Eloise Fornieles, Stephen Fowler, Rachel Garfield, Mary George, Mathew Gibson, Bruce Gilbert, Colin Glen, Lucy Gunning, Matt Hale, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, Denise Hawrysio, Damien Hirst, Rachel Howard, Marc Hulson, Kate Janes, Sarah Jones, Simon Lawson, Peter Liversidge, Sarah Lucas and Olivier Garbay, Maria Marshall, Ross McNicol, David Mollin, Charlotte Moth, Hayley Newman, Paul Noble, Monika Oechsler, Peter Owen, Tom Ormond, Peter Owen, Lily Paine, Tom Paine, Tamsin Pender, Susan Pui San Lok, Monica Ross, Aura Satz, Boo Saville, Michael Shaw, Naomi Siderfin, Bob and Roberta Smith, Julian Stallabrass, Dafna Talmor, John Timberlake, Caroline Todd, Roman Vasseur, Jessica Voorsanger, Mark Wallinger, Joseph Walsh, Roxy Walsh, Amelia Whitelaw, Keith Wilson, Erika Winstone.

Click here to view the Fraternise – the Salon Press Release

Fraternise – the Salon is a special event curated as part of the fundraising scheme Fraternise: established in 2005 to reflect Beaconsfield’s core values and nurture a community of artists who demonstrate their support in practical terms by providing the potential to secure Beaconsfield’s future.

Fraternise: artists investing in the future

Top: Edwina fitzPatrick, Flights of Fancy, 2011, paper, cork pads, pins, image courtesy the artist
Lower: Marc Hulson, Untitled, 2004, oil on linen, image courtesy the artist