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Gilly Gobinet Art

Needs Must Circle | Casa alegre, Needs Must Circle, Fitches Creek, Antigua
+1 268-464-6084
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What a find!

We visited Gilly's beautiful home and art gallery on our recent family holiday. Gilly's home is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
joandy2
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Southampton, United Kingdom
The perfect souvenir!

On our last day in Antigua, we went shopping for something special to remember our trip! Gilly had... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
Donna F
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Art Gallery featuring original paintings by Antiguan artist Gilly Gobinet in her delightful secluded waterfront residence.Her art features paintings in acrylic and watercolour of marine art, birds, flowers, seascapes etc with specialised portraits of dogs and cats by commission and nudes. Fine art prints, greetings cards and books by the artist who can be seen at work on the premises.
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Needs Must Circle | Casa alegre, Needs Must Circle, Fitches Creek, Antigua
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Gilly's beautiful home and art gallery on our recent family holiday. Gilly's home is a veritable haven opening on to a creek - the inspiration for her art is right there on her doorstep ! Whilst the gallery was actually closed due to...More

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Gilly G, Owner at Gilly Gobinet Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jo and Andy - thanks so much for that glowing review. I very much enjoyed meeting you both and your daughters and was glad to be able to help you find something you liked to take back to England. If and when you return,...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

On our last day in Antigua, we went shopping for something special to remember our trip! Gilly had the perfect item for us to remember Antigua! Her house is full of art with so many options! I wish we could have stayed much longer just...More

Thank Donna F
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Gilly G, Owner at Gilly Gobinet Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

So lovely to meet you and thanks for coming to visit me before catching your plane. I am so glad you found something to take back with you as a souvenir: the turtle was absolutely the right thing. I agree, original art is always special...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

My Aunt and I had decided to visit the gallery of Gilly Gobinet after seeing an article on her in one of the local magazines. After a 30 minute drive from our hotel we arrived at Gilly's home/gallery on Fitches Creek. The home is gorgeous...More

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Gilly G, Owner at Gilly Gobinet Art, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to come and visit me: I was delighted to meet you both and very much enjoyed our conversation, which I hope won't be the last! It's always a pleasure to make new acquaintances/friends with visitors like yourselves...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Great Art Gallery. Gilly uses the colours of the Caribbean to paint some really original pictures in both oil and water colour. She has several different themes all taking inspiration from her beautiful island surroundings. She is very friendly, easy to talk to and uses...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful paintings, Beautiful bright colours! :) Lots to see in the gallery which is the house of the artist.More

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Gilly G, Owner at Gilly Gobinet Art, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Great to meet you all and I enjoyed our discussions. Good that you found what you wanted in the end and I look forward to seeing some examples of watercolours using some of the techniques mentioned - and do try the 30 Day Drawing Challenge!...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

There are many faces to Gilly’s art. She is not held down to one style or medium; but, her paintings speak to the soul of Antigua. As you wander around her gallery you will find different aspects of the island each captured in all its...More

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Gilly G, Owner at Gilly Gobinet Art, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2018

How very kind! Thanks very much - it was lovely to meet you and I hope there will be another time and so glad that you found something you liked.

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Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

This was so much fun! I got a feel for how people like me live on the island and had a chance to buy a magical piece of art for my daughter.

Thank Judy N
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Gilly G, Owner at Gilly Gobinet Art, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your visit AND found something you liked for your daughter. I hope she likes it too! All the best Gilly

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Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing time! The pieces were really good and influential. The tour was really helpful. As an art student, I now feel as If I can do anything Thank u Gilly Gobinet!

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Gilly G, Owner at Gilly Gobinet Art, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Hi Breanna - thank you so much for your compliments! I enjoyed having you all and I am glad the visit was helpful. Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions and good luck with your art projects. All the best Gilly

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

What a gem of a find. If you love art then this is definitely the place to visit. Gilly is welcoming and her art is breath taking. There is something for everyone and her home is an Aladdin's cave. We shall definitely be back next...More

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Gilly G, Owner at Gilly Gobinet Art, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

So glad you enjoyed your visit - coinciding as it did with 8 art college students and their teacher! Thank you for taking the time to look around on your own and I'm sorry I couldn't have been more attentive this time. Next time, however,...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

No trip to Antigua should go without a visit to Gillys. It's an eclectic array of styles and unique in its breadth. Situated in a cosy home on the waterfront, Gilly is the perfect host and makes a lovely ginger tea! Enjoyed our insightful conversation...More

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Gilly G, Owner at Gilly Gobinet Art, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2017

Hi Brian - it was such a pleasure to meet you both and relax on the veranda, sipping tea (!) and watching the bananaquit birds feeding, with the sea sparkling at the end of the garden. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and hope...More

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