The Gallery Usala in Marine Crescent Seaton has been established primarily as an outlet for paintings by local artists but offers much more in the way of unique and appealing artifacts.
Ursula Pratt who paints under the name of Usala has become very well known for her paintings, displaying fantasy creatures, associated with local popular character buildings. She has contact with some eighty artists through her many years of organizing the now popular charity exhibitions at the end of May in Seaton and every other year in Branscombe at Easter. Limited edition prints, table mats, coasters and greetings cards of her work are readily available at Gallery Usala.
Barry Mason, one of the top marine artists in the country, was born and still works in Seaton. His work can be seen in collections around the world through his long association with the Richard Omell Gallery, in London. His paintings are on show and for sale at Gallery Usala at very sensible prices.
Michael Beech SWAC; painter and illustrator, whose work depicts life past and present, in a humorous way, is becoming very popular and collectable.
Bob Bradshaw who specialises in Devon and Dorset watercolour landscapes has work available at Gallery Usala.
Dina Clement, who exhibits at Gallery Usala, draws inspiration from the constantly changing landscapes and seascapes of Devon; be they pastureland, town or beaches; with a preferred medium in oils.
Wild life artist, Derek Brooks and Brian Lewes who is well known for his caricatures of dogs both have work available at Gallery Usala.
Jan Charlesworth explores texture and colour using a combination of machine and hand embroidery. The inspiration is usually natural or organic such as tree bark or flowers and landscapes – particularly the Jurassic Coastline in East Devon.
John Hilder creates handmade pottery in the form of household and farm animals in addition to, very popular, character pieces.
Sculptures are available by Seaton artist Toni Hill .
Very collectable teddy bears for all ages could be the stars of the show at Gallery Usala.