Hand Painted Dog Bowl as Art for the Holidays, Pop Up Shop House of Voltaire, London

Hospitals, animal shelters, Oxfam have their thrift shops.

Museums have gift shops, publishers open Pop-Up shops.

Clothing retailers give back to the community with outlets like Merci in Paris.

In London, a non-profit art organization Studio Voltaire opened a Pop-Up Shop just in time for the holidays.

At House of Voltaire you will find gifts that will please and/or surprise your art minded friends and relatives.

For updates on items that just came through the door, visit the House of Voltaire Blog where I noticed the 'Bitch' dog bowl (below, hand-painted by Donald Urquhart). Someone might have lapped it up already.


Many other items on offer will be limited runs, for example the Dip-dyed canvas and Leather bag by Matthew Darbyshire in tandem with leather designer Grace Spooner. Only 10 were made.

You never know, you might purchase a collectors item without knowing.

House of Voltaire is located upstairs from Rupert Sanderson's boutique at 19 Bruton Place, Mayfair W1 in London.

Opening Hours: Mon – Sat 11am – 7pm / Sun 12 – 6pm

An art fundraiser where you give and you get

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