Raven Studios has occupied empty office space in the Riverside Shopping Centre since early 2019. It is now a thriving artists' community, home to eleven resident creatives with work ranging from painting and printmaking to architecture to textile sculpture. The studio offers long and short-term space, exhibition space, online studio sessions for isolated artists and an annual small bursary scheme. The studio aims to promote the arts and raise the visibility of Shropshire’s wealth of artistic talent.
For the Arts Trail 2022 we will be hosting an exhibition by Lovelyland in our window gallery for July, Lovelyland Artworks has been created by over 50 Lovelylanders and is a true visual representation of a community coming together, breaking down barriers to participation in art by providing an inclusive and nurturing environment. An exhibition by mosaic artist Jackie Coyle for August, and we will be holding an Open Studios weekend on July 9th and 10th, when there will be resident artists around and work on show by a selection of users of the studios.