The Alpha Gallery
For a number of years, from 1987 until the end of 2004, Jill Mirza and Nick Hais owned and ran The Alpha Gallery in Swanage, Dorset. This website still maintains the Alpha Gallery name, but at the moment it only displays art works by Jill and Nick. The name of the gallery resulted from the fact that we were very involved in both the culture and the country of Greece - ancient and modern. Much of our work is still very concerned with Greek subject- matters.
The gallery established a reputation for exhibiting contemporary painters, some at the start of their careers and other more established artists with national and  international reputations. Artists who used to exhibit regularly at The Alpha Gallery included Brian Bishop, Bonnie Brown, Hilmar Gottesthal, Brian Graham, Frances Hatch, Jim Hunter, Peter Joyce, Ursula Leach, Anna Macmiadhachain, David Potter, and Virginia Tuszynska.
Recent Exhibitions
ArtSway, Hampshire - 2017 
TOAF, London - 2018
Oxmarket, Chichester - 2019