I emailed Gorker Gallery a couple of weeks ago asking if they were still operating, as from what I have seen the gallery has been defunct for nearly a year. I’ve received no response. Their signs have been removed from the wall and when I walked past recently the only remnant was a few painted branches used to decorate a previous exhibition that had been dumped outside.

pasteltwigs Gorker Gallery has closed

While I loved the art and the exhibition program, especially in its first year when it was new and exciting, I never understood the business model. They seemed give away more beer than they could possibly pay for in commissions from works sold, and that equation does not account for rent or wages. It simply didn’t make sense and seemed too good to be true.

It’s now apparent that the good times could not last…

Gorker Gallery has closed

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