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Driftwood Gallery

  • Address: 19 St James Place
  • Postcode: EX34 9BJ
  • Telephone: 01271 862590
  • About:

    Jan Chmielewski  MEET THE ARTIST



    Join us for drinks and the chance to talk to Jan about his inspirations and exciting new work. Plus a one off opportunity to view "Milli" before it is entered into the annual National Portrait Gallery competition.

    The exhibition will continue until the end of March.

    Please RSVP direct to the gallery, or email Ilfracombe@driftwoodcontemporary.co.uk.

    Call 01271 862590

    dventure with art began in Poland where he was born – he draws his inspiration and his increasing sensitivity to a surrounding world by riding motorcycles, sailing the Mazurian lakes, and listening to metal and rock music. After he graduated from the Highschool of Art he decided to widen his horizons in London, to meet the fellow humans of the world. In London he gained Ba Hons in Digital Design and continued to develop his artistic style. He worked at various animation and concept design projects, and also exhibited his work at numerous solo and joint exhibitions. Jan mostly works in oil but also enjoys ink and charcoal on paper.

    His daughter is amongst his biggest inspirations along with human anatomy, adventures, ballet, fantasy art, movies Slavic myths and legends and figurative painters from all centuriesAs one of the larger contemporary spaces in Ilfracombe we offer hundreds of pieces of exciting art.

    Our range of artists, both nationally and internationally renowned, is quite exceptional with a wonderful selection of different styles. We really do offer something for everyone!

  • Opening times & hours:

    Open every day all year, varies due to season