Welcome to TQB Art, a company dedicated to celebrating our city’s local craftsmanship, inspired by great historical figures and landmarks. As well as commemorating the Centenary of the year the Maiden Voyage RMS Titanic and the remembering all those who lost their lives on the 14th of April 1912. TQB Art presents a unique collection of art, craft and collector’s items which commemorate the Titanic, Ship of Dreams, which was built in Belfast by our city’s craftsmen, as well as celebrating our great city through showcasing home grown talent. These items include a hand crafted Limited Edition Titanic Chess Set, consisting of figurative form of hand sculpted chessmen which are true representations of the Titanic passengers and crew. These are positioned on a solid wood chess board. We have a range of limited edition prints and original art by local artists Nicholas Finn and Norman Whitla. We have only produced 401 of these, in keeping with the number given to the Titanic during its construction in Harland and Wolff Shipyard. In addition, we also present a Limited Edition Special Titanic Centenary Fountain Pen Set beautifully crafted by the renowned luxury pen maker Visconti. This set is presented with a hand crafted Italian crystal inkwell and mahogany presentation box.
Titanic Quarter Belfast Art have been working closely with renowned Northern Irish Sculptors Anto and Gerard Brennan. The pair have gained an international reputation for their master skills and dedication to producing the most magnificent figurative sculptors with a host of celebrities and political personalities among their collectable collections. Many long hours have been spent researching and designing the intricate Titanic commemorative chess set within the creative Belfast studio. The functional and collective chess set includes figures from the worlds most luxurious passenger liner including Isidor and Ida Straus, the richest passengers on board to the eight piece orchestra who were remembered for their ragtime tunes as the glorious ship sank to the depths of the Atlantic Ocean on her maiden voyage.
TQBArt Pictures Paint a Thousand Words of Belfast Landmarks
Titanic Quarter Belfast Art has commissioned local artists to complete paintings illustrating Belfast's most magnificent historical and current landmarks. Among the artists is talented Nicholas Finn who is renowned for his paintings of historical buildings and features which include The Merchant Hotel a former Ulster Bank headquarters situated in Waring Street in the the city's historical Cathedral Quarter; the famous Crown Bar, Belfast's oldest and most loved bar visited by every tourist on their journey through Northern Ireland and also the Titanic Pump House, the birthplace of our legendary liner. The artwork TQBArt presents is rich in texture, rich with history and enriched with our culture.