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Cafe Art Collection 2019 opens on 11 November. This poster is by John Sheehy.
Cafe Art Collection 2019 opens on 11 November. This poster is by John Sheehy.

Cafe Art: An exhibition by artists who have experienced homelessness

An exhibition, called Collection 2019, by a group of artists who have experienced homelessness, opens in the Old Diorama Arts Centre, London on 11 November. The group are mentored by Geraldine Crimmins on how to survive and flourish in the competitive London art world, from what art courses to take, to how to sell their art and manage exhibitions.

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Welcome to Cafe Art!

CAFÉ ART began in London in early 2012 with one local cafe and one art group run by a homelessness sector organisation. The opportunity was spotted by a volunteer with a St Mungo’s art group near King’s Cross, London. He could see lots of amazing art being created every week. However there was not enough wall space in the charity to hang it – much of the art was put away and not hung on the walls. An idea was born while in a local cafe. It didn’t have any art on the walls…

Cafe Art is run by Paul Ryan, who is one of the founding directors, together with Michael. Café Art registered as a Community Interest Company (CIC) in November 2013, with all profits committed to building up the social enterprise. CICs were established in 2005 specifically for social enterprises where the profits will be reinvested in the business.

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