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L'Artista Gallery

Vicolo Ormanni 1/3 | Piazza XX Settembre, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 340 951 2591
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Amazing colours

While staying in Volterra I ‘found’ this wonderful gallery (L’Artista in Vicolo Ormanni, off Piazza... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2014
Caryle B
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Fabulous Tuscan landscapes and city views.

What a lovely gallery - check out the hand-painted floor! Siobhan took pains to answer all our... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2014
welltravelled0
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Devon, England
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This is the art gallery and exhibition space of Irish owner artist Siobhan Doyle. This beautiful space in the ancient Etruscan walled city of Volterra is the perfect setting for displaying her original hand-pulled silkscreens / serigraphs. Using her own unique technique to produce artworks that reflect the ever changing seasonal colours and textures of Tuscany. Siobhan is always happy to talk about her work and explain her silkscreening technique. During your visit you can also view her works inspired by the ancient Celtic art of Ireland. Price Range : 4.50 euro - 250 euro
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2 Jun 2014
“Amazing colours”
25 May 2014
“Fabulous Tuscan landscapes and city views.”
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Vicolo Ormanni 1/3 | Piazza XX Settembre, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

While staying in Volterra I ‘found’ this wonderful gallery (L’Artista in Vicolo Ormanni, off Piazza Settembre). The gallery itself, in two parts, is fascinating and houses a huge printing press. If you hit lucky you may see Siobhan using it. Siobhan’s screen prints are just...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2014

What a lovely gallery - check out the hand-painted floor! Siobhan took pains to answer all our questions, and explain her silk-screening techniques, which you can sometimes see her doing. (Sadly we missed that opportunity. Next time, though!) I loved the Tuscan landscapes, and the...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2014

This charming gallery on Piazza 20 Settembre is run by the artist herself. She specialises in silkscreen prints and does exccellent fresh coloured local landcapes. (65 - 120 Euros) The inking is complex and very attractive, making a lovely and easily portable souvenir. She also...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2014

The artist Siobhan, who runs L'Artista, is producing some of the best work of vineyards I have seen. As a wine exporter I found her prints represent the very essence of Tuscany wines, especially with her extraordinary use of colours. Every print is different, some...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2013

I visited the L'Artista Gallery in Volterra and was lucky enough to see the artist herself Siobhan Doyle demonstrating her skills on the street outside. She was doing it by hand as this was in the middle of the Volterra medieval festival. Behind her the...More

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Siobhan_Doyle, Owner at L'Artista Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2013

Thank-you for taking the time to give me such a positive review. I am very pleased that my first review should be by a fellow country woman. When you visited I had only recently started demonstrating my silk-screening techniques in public and I remember your...More

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