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Betty Pula Morton's work shortlisted for $100,000 Hadley's Art Prize

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My Country and Bush Medicine painting, by Betty Pula Morton, a finalist in the 2019 Hadley’s Art prize for Australian landscape painting.

Bay Gallery Home has sold many exceptional Betty’s since we started dealing with her art centre. We also chose to translate one of her paintings into wallpaper and fabric.

Betty is an incredibly gifted artist whose work is endlessly fascinating. We wish her all the luck in winning the prize on 19 July 2019!

Please follow the link to see the other finalists and find out more about the Hadley Art Prize.

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2019/may/15/floods-fires-and-desert-mice-100000-hadleys-art-prize-in-pictures?CMP=share_btn_fb&page=with%3Aimg-2&fbclid=IwAR348vLj8jGBgQM_PzOjekce3kh3KIAA4OOoJfufvJdgCSjCOHOuQskVE7c#img-

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Dudgeon Sofas and Bay Gallery Home Ottoman collaboration

Following our Decorex International 2018 debut Bay Gallery Home collaborated with Dudgeon Sofas using our ‘My Country’ Ruth Blue velvet to upholster one of their signature ottomans. Dudgeon, a family run business have been making hand-made top quality upholstered furniture since 1947.

The Ruth Blue velvet ottoman is currently a key piece in their Fulham showroom so please contact Dudgeon Sofas www.dudgeonsofas.com or www.baygalleryhome.com with any queries regarding this piece or bespoke work using our fabrics.

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Our 'My Country' velvet collection

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Bay Gallery Home brings you our My Country Ruth Blue, Red and Pink cotton velvet collection. As the latest edition to our award winning Aboriginal interiors collection we have chosen Aboriginal ‘Goanna Dreaming’ paintings by Ruth Nungarrayi Spencer selected on our last trip to the Central Desert communities we represent.

My Country embodies the Dreamtime stories still followed by this ancient culture for use in the every day.

One of the the four interiors surfaces (wallpapers, rugs, ceramic wall tiles and fabrics),  My Country references the Aboriginal philosophy and creative process, whereby all of creation is in relationship, at one with the land.  The original artworks'  particular provenance and symbols - inspired by mapping myths, rituals and sacred topography - results in a compelling, versatile aesthetic with a most subtle compositional depth of field, imbuing spaces with wider horizons of the imagination.

Our designers used techniques combined with high-res scanning process to accurately match every detail and color of the artists’ paintings.

The beauty and quality of our velvets reflect the origins of indigenous creative process and high-quality materials and British manufacturing skill.

We also offer a bespoke Made to Order service as well as selling the velvets by the metre.

Photography by Annabel Smith Interiors

Made by Kelli J Angell

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Intelligent Magazine for Inquisitive Minds feature article

Bay Gallery Home recently wrote a feature article about Aboriginal art for London based I-M Magazine (Intelligent Magazine for Inquisitive Minds).  An excerpt is available online with the full article published in the new issue now available at all good outlets including Harvey Nichols, Holland Park News, Princess News and Wardour News.  The article serves as an introduction to Aboriginal art giving the reader a brief history of Aboriginal art and a broad insight into the different styles and areas the art hails from.

http://www.i-m-magazine.com/aboriginal-art-the-magic-of-dreamtime/

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Happy Easter! We're off to Australia to share our design wares

Henry with his Easter eggs - word spread fast as we were soon surrounded by children at the art centre.  He'll be among future generations of Aboriginal artists.

Henry with his Easter eggs - word spread fast as we were soon surrounded by children at the art centre.  He'll be among future generations of Aboriginal artists.

It's the time of year we head back to Australia either on sourcing trips or to connect with others in the Aboriginal art and design sectors.  The bulk of our time will be spent in Sydney and Brisbane where we'll meet with interior designers and visit Aboriginal art exhibitions including Weave at the Australian Museum, Sydney.  

If you'd like to meet to discuss our My Country interiors collection please get in touch with alexandra@baygalleryhome.com.  

Bay Gallery Home wishes you all a Happy Easter.  We'd also ask you to please vote for us in the Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards in the following categories we've been shortlisted for:  Independent Shop of the Year, Home & Interiors Business of the Year and Shopping Destination of the Year @soglos.com/awards/vote

Thank you!

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Tile Trader Stroud now has our 'My Country' Aboriginal wall tiles

In the eclectic Tile Trader (Stroud) you can now find our award winning 'My Country' Aboriginal ceramic wall tiles as seen in World of Interiors.  Tile Trader supplies a large range of tiles to trade and the public.

The 'My Country' tiles are part of our 'My Country' interiors collection.  They depict Aboriginal Dreamtime stories from the Central Desert of Australia the origins of which go back at least 40,000  years.

Each tile encapsulates an ancient culture whilst providing their Aboriginal community with additional revenues as money from each sale goes back to the artist and art centre.  They'll give your space spirit and warmth.

Bush Onion 1 from the 'My Country' Aboriginal ceramic tile range

Bush Onion 1 from the 'My Country' Aboriginal ceramic tile range

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Roof Magazine - Portugal

Following our World Interiors News Award Roof Magazine (Portugal) featured us in their publication.  It is a real privilege to be have the My Country, particularly our Bush Onion 1 tile in a country who we admire so much for their beautiful tiles - they've been a real inspiration for Bay Gallery Home.

Show Off section of ROOF 8 and In and Outside magazine

Show Off section of ROOF 8 and In and Outside magazine

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Australian Aboriginal Women Artists

The voices of the amazing Australian Aboriginal women artists we represent, the sale of their artwork & the My Country Interiors collection means their communities earn crucial revenue streams.

This allows them to gain independence, access to health care, maintain their origins, cultural heritage and connection with the land.

Through their roles as artists they are expanding the global awareness of an ancient culture in contemporary times. The artist communities we represent are made up of men and women, who have distinct but equally valuable stories to tell and paint of their people and country & it is our privilege to share them and give them a platform. 

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World Interiors News Awards - Bay Gallery Home is shortlisted!

Bay Gallery Home is very proud to announce that our My Country Aboriginal Interiors collection has been shortlisted for the World Interiors News Awards, (WINAwards2016) under the Surface and Accessories category.

 

"The World Interiors News Awards recognise and celebrate the designs that have made the biggest impact on the cultural landscape over the past year."

 

My Country was one of six entries to make the shortlist from a very strong, innovative category. The Jury commented:

 'A fantastic example of the nice face of globalisation as well as something that the jury would like to have in their own homes.' JT. 

 

We are so honoured to have made the shortlist and represent the wonderful artists and communities who are at the heart of this enterprise on this world class stage!

Our entry can be viewed on the World Interiors News website in the Surface & Interior Accessories category.