A brilliant new addition to the East End art scene, Arti San Toi gallery is in the BAS (Barras Art Sector). The Barras market itself is a Glasgow institution and if you’re in the area, this great wee gallery is a must-see.
There’s a brilliant range of art from local artists on display and you can watch artist-in-residence Francis Robertson at work on one of his amazing big canvases. Unlike many galleries, there’s nothing pretentious about Gary’s place and the patter (the chat) is as good as the art. It’s open at the weekends and sometimes during the week. If the shutters are up, the manager’s in. Just remember and shut the door behind you or Matt the bouncer will be on your case.
Gary is also a film maker and you can watch videos from the gallery on Arti San Toi’s Youtube site