Pontefract artist Brian hopes to lend helping hand

Artist Brian Lewis who is opening Tyke Modern Gallery above ETSY in Pontefract with Billy Baker from ETSY'Picture by Dean Atkins
Artist Brian Lewis who is opening Tyke Modern Gallery above ETSY in Pontefract with Billy Baker from ETSY'Picture by Dean Atkins
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Artist Brian Lewis hopes to inspire budding entrepreneurs as part of a new project in Pontefract.

Mr Lewis has teamed up with Elite Training Systems Yorkshire to set up the scheme at its Cornmarket store.

As part of the project, he has installed an art exhibition featuring work from Yorkshire artists and photographers.

Mr Lewis said: “This new project isn’t just an art gallery, it is going to be a place where people can learn about the arts.

“It is also a place where people can find out more entrepreneurship and I want it to be a hub for those aged under 30.

“The main aim is for people to be able to come and leave with something on their CVs but it’s all at an early stage and I’m not quite sure how it’ll work out yet.”

For more information on the project or if you would like to get involved call Mr Lewis on 01977 793121 or email brian@pontefractpress.com