Three attempts in Needham Market to set up as an Artist + >

2No 'pats's pop up Art Gallery' efforts + 1No Studio/Gallery *Now just Studio >>

First > 77 High Street - 8th Dec 2013 to 5th January 2014.

Second > 119 High Street - 13th July 2014 to 27th January 2018

Third > BellayArt Studio [Started as Studio/Gallery]

*CLOSED for good wef 25th February 2021

Corner of School Street + The Causeway looking back toward High Street + Old Town Hall, where my office was from 1982-2009 [office door in second picture with new Studio/Gallery in background!

Did try a hanging sign when first opened here but it 'rotated' at an alarming rate destroying the sign. The wall mounted sign was a interim measure now removed.

Triangular glass 'view in' slot inserted in door, now with A3 sign from Wall sign fixed to Entrance door - see below.

New A board - same as gable sign,

with added info taped on that can be changed as + when, as required

New signage put up w/e 30th November 2019

Gable sign 'fixed' to existing hanging sign bracket, with part of removed

Wall sign fixed at low level on gable pier

Current signage alteration wef 25th January 2020

Studio/Gallery to 'Studio' + only open ad hoc or by appointment.

Closed for good wef 25th February 2021

Not Covid, but certainly has been last nail in the coffin, shood have shut down 12 months ago but have hung on [for far too long] hoping for a change in fortunes, but will continue to work soley on my own artwork rom home. SWhilst tking any opportunity available to show work as + when as we bumble forwards out of Covid etc etc......?!

Smaller than previous pop up's but have room to paint/use as studio + feature others too [as below], though not as much/as many. Present visits are few + far between hopefully 'will be found' by more soon..

NOW GONE! The Causeway [behind the Old Town Hall - corner of The Causeway + School Street]

Featuring >

Matt Baldwin - Furniture Designer

Geoffery Barker - Artist [*died 23rd February 2021 - now laughing free from all pain + angst!!]

Matthew Bellay - Artist

Pat Bellay - Artist

Oonagh Gleeson - Artist

Sue Newing - Artist + Potter

Chris Jones - Photographic Artist

Mick Spencer - Digital Photographer

Dan Newton - Framing + mounts etc

Cards; prints; photos; paintings - unframed + framed - large + small, plus one off ceramic + design items

February 2020 update >

Have artwork up on show + for sale now in 'Khloris' Florists + in 'The Angel' Cafe + Bistro, High Street, Needham Market. 4No pieces in each as chosen from all works in the Studio by Sophie - Khloris/Marc + Hannah - The Angel.

May 2020 update >

Lockdown continues, so though modification of 'Stay at home' has just been issued, to all intent + purposes for most of us - there is NO real change 'as yet'?? Keep on keeping on + stay safe..........tomorrow will dawn........eventually!?

August update >

As Lockdown eased did open Studio through June + July, opening 10 till 1 on Saturdays...unfortunately, generally nobody came across the threshold throughout those months, not even 'to put the world right' am now back to > Opening ad hoc or by appointment!! Just ring me on 07974424374 anytime, can usually open within a very short space of time - or 'if not' can agree a mutually agreeable time + date!

December 2020 Update >

STUDIO will be OPEN > 10am till 4pm Saturdays > 5th, 12th + 19th December.

COVID precautions apply > Only 2 people or 1 famil;y group in at a time -*Please use hand sanitiser on entry!

February 2021 update >

STUDIO now closed for good!

Examples of that lastly on show *All still available via continuing association [apart from Geoffrey ] >>

Matt Baldwin

Beech ply stool [Sold - Dec19], + candle holder [oak base with 3D printed moveable structure within which there are night light type candle trays].

Walberswick - watercolour

Aurora - oil

Wood:Autumn - acrylic

Geoffrey Barker

*Died 23rd February 2021

Grandpa Joycee

Matthew Bellay

6 different subjects [more to come] in set thus far >

Grandpa Joycee

Grandad Arthur

Frank + Flynn

Frank [1No Framed print Sold Jan 20]

Florence, Poppy + daisy

Florence [1No Framed print Sold - Jan 20]

Pencil + wash series of 'Cartoon Rabbit family' created 'with names' by Matthew

Available with white mounts in glazed black frames.


Pat Bellay


Conflict 2016

seascape 9

Forest sunlight


Evening flight

horizon 21

Border Coliie - oil

Oonagh Gleeson

Dream chasers - oil

Warhorse - oil

Golden Day - oil

Ceramic pieces - serrated bowl + small dish sold Dec/Jan

Sue Newing

Heron - watercolour on card including mount

Shire + friend - pen + wash

Chris Jones

Photos complete with mounts . Various historical aircraft

Dan Newton [yewtreeframing]

Based in Brown Street, Old Newton for > all framing, glazed/unglazed, mounts etc, new/renewing etc

Work may be taken in/left/picked up at Studio/Gallery. Dan can be available by arrangement +/or can discuss/agree online or by phone.