about us

Eleni Duke


Eleni Duke founded Curious Duke Gallery in 2011. Eleni graduated with a degree in History and Philosophy of Art from Kent University 2008. After graduation Eleni worked for countless art galleries/organisations and community arts centres throughout London, before venturing to start up a gallery to call her own. Eleni also loves to travel, collecting art and the occasional sky dive!

Twitter: @elenicurious

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Shona Bland

Operations Manager

Shona is operations manager of all things Curious. She brings years of managerial experience and a long love affair with visual arts to her roles here in the gallery and behind the scenes. She comes from a performing background having gained a BA (hons) in Theatre Studies from Dartington College of Arts along with minor degrees in Visual Art and Photography. She's a pleasure to be around and loves working alongside artists in all capacities. 

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Craig is an expert in creating beautiful, bespoke frames that perfectly compliment the artwork they border.

Craig will be able to meet all your framing needs - whether you’re looking for box framing, mount cutting, canvas stretching, tray frames, or oversized frames. 

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Francois Nicolaas Grobler

Artist in Residence

Francois Nicolaas Grobler, South African born, London based artist. Studied Fine Art at NWSAD Glyndwr University and graduated with a First Class BA (hons) Degree in 2010.
Francois is currently artist in residence here at the Curious Duke Gallery and is working on his portfolio for his Master Degree.
Francois also played in a world chess championship and came third! CHECK MATE!!