Established in 2017, &Gallery is contemporary visual art gallery located at 3 Dundas Street, in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town and art gallery district.
&Gallery curates a specialist programme of solo exhibitions of represented artists along with curated group shows. Our emphasis is on abstract and minimal painting, drawing and sculpture, by artists at various stages of their career who are located in Scotland, as well as throughout the UK and worldwide.
&Gallery is committed to representing our artists all year around and welcome enquiries or private viewings of a special display of artworks.
&Gallery also acts as a consultancy, sourcing unique artworks for interior designers, developers, private and commercial collectors.
Gallery owner Avril Nicol graduated in 2001 from Edinburgh College of Art with a BA (Hons) degree in Tapestry. Shortly after graduating, an opportunity to take up studio space at a newly opened arts centre, Avril spent time in the studio as well as assisting with art classes and curating exhibitions. Playing an integral role in the organisational development of art centre, Avril became General Manager retaining the position until 2013. Additionally, Avril is a Director of Forth Valley Art Beat, Central Scotland’s open studios and art event, since its inception in 2010. From 2013 to 2016 Avril was a founding partner in &Collective (formally based in Bridge of Allan) before relocating the gallery to Edinburgh and launching as &Gallery in March 2017.