OPENING TIMES 10.30 - 5.00 on Thurs/Fri/Sat/Mon.
The Mariana-Art Gallery is situated in the historic village of St. Briavels - about 9 miles from Monmouth and Chepstow. At the Gallery + Studio you can browse a vast selection of painting styles in Watercolour, Oils and Acrylics. Mariana's popular and varied subject range covers everything from local scenes, flowers, animals, Cross-grids, Frudes and abstracts to conceptual pieces.
The Mariana-Art Gallery offers a range of locally made ceramics, binoculars, greetings cards, jewellery, prints and gifts as well as Mariana's original paintings. There's hand-made silver jewellery by designer Ann Skehel of WyeMade, Ceramics by potter Jane Gibson, unusual macro-crystallised glaze pottery pieces by Forest of Dean artist, Avril Farley and oven-to-table pieces by Derek Lamb. A collection of second hand quality binoculars always in stock. Hiking Sticks are available in a range of woods, hand-crafted by John Wiseman.
Liven up your home with one of Mariana's original paintings, commission a bespoke piece of art, or select from a range of Limited Edition Frudes™ and prints.
Why not drop in for a chat with the artist at her gallery + studio and see the range of styles and prices available where all new stock has been hand-made in the United Kingdom.
St. Briavels Area
The Gallery is located on East Street, about 100 yards from the imposing 12th Century St. Briavels Castle, St.Mary the Virgin Church, The Pantry village shop and The George Inn.
St. Briavels is the gateway to the Royal Forest of Dean with a wealth of tourist attractions close to Puzzlewood and Clearwell Caves. There's a wealth of history in the village, famous for iron ore smelting and the making of arrow heads and quarrels as well as numerous ancient wells dotted around.
Visitors to the gallery should be aware that sometimes tuition may be in progress - however you are still free to browse. If you are travelling a long distance, please ring beforehand to check that the gallery is open since Mariana may be temporarily teaching or painting away from site - Tel: 01594 530484