T H E  Q U A R T E R

Asylum Artist Quarter CIC  ‘The Quarter’

Press release | 28th August  2020

Asylum Artist Quarter CIC, represented and affiliated with Asylum Art Gallery LTD, who oversee the programs and spaces Asylum Art Gallery and Asylum Artist Studios, are pleased to open a further venue ‘The Quarter’.

The Quarter will be a provide the city with a commercial gallery and events space for contemporary art and performance.

Comprising of a commercial art gallery, space for sales and exhibitions, a meeting place for collaborative discussions and workshops, and an events space and bar which will be available for community hire for music, poetry and performance. It also houses two further floors with large studio spaces that are home to a collective of artists working across multiple disciplines.

The public can join as members and enjoy the facilities across all of our affiliated spaces, the team prioritising their career progression and portfolio development and this is £25pm. There is also storage facilities available for £35pm.

This includes;

  • Use of the communal spaces for workshops and to run events.

  • Use of the photo studio.

  • To display work in the art gallery and shop with significantly reduced commission rates of 25%. (This can be discussed depending on your financial hardship or nature of your work.)

  • Use of the computer and library area.

  • Priority use of the gallery space when not programmed.

  • Priority mentoring and portfolio development support.


*We do not sign artists to exclusive contracts and you are free to show and sell your artwork with other organisations*

The space is overseen by a collective of creatives for local creatives to meet, collaborate and thrive. A contemporary arts hub in the centre of the city, where artist led projects take priority and contribute to the regeneration of the high street and its local community. We encourage partnerships and collectives to create together and work to bridge the gap between creatives and institutions by promoting public facing projects and artwork.

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The space is currently under Tier 3 restrictions but membership, showcasing of local art and mentoring is still available to the public and we will launching a public program for the year in alignment with BAS9 commencing January 2021.

If you wish to join please send your CV/ examples of your work to the community engagement officer with how would you would like us to support you and what you require.


Project Manager and Exhibitions programmer - Hannah.asylum.art.gallery@gmail.com

Artist mentor and Curator - Corin.asylum.art.gallery@gmail.com

Community engagement officer – community.engagement.aaq@gmail.com

Research and institutional engagement officer – S.tanzini122@gmail.com

3 School Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 4LF