Whether working in clay or with paint, I apply the same principal of building up layers and texture. Using different thicknesses of paint, and utilizing collage, ink and pastel, I can create surfaceinterest and depth in the painting. By using clay as a canvas, I can build up the surface in various stages by using slips, oxides and glazes, often multi firing and adding to a piece until I am satisfied with the results.
Opened by Mackenzie and Susan, Arthaus gallery has remained the only gallery dedicated to Mackenzie's work. Even as an international artist now working from his Brighton studio, Mackenzie has alwayskept his ties with the North and stayed true to his roots which is reflected in the work he creates.
Established in 2010 by artist Sue Dewhurst The Pop-Up Gallery is a whirlwind of creativity, bringing innovative artistic happenings to unusual venues across The Dales. The aims are to help Artistsreach new audiences, boost local economies and also engage this richly diverse community in all aspects of the creative process through hands-on Art workshops, festivals and exhibitions.
Studied at High Wycombe School of Art and The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford. Moved to Yorkshire in 1996. Works in various media, including: wood, metal, oil, acrylic, watercolur andpastels. Portfolio includes: abstract expressionist landscapes (inspired by the Yorkshire landscape), figurative work and still life. Discovered textiles on moving to Yorkshire in 1996.
Clare Lindley is a papercut artist who depicts trees, birds and nature with the deft flick of a scalpel and Sue Dewhurst a painter of brightly coloured canvases of Yorkshire barns, meadows and the oddchicken with attitude. Art Tarts serves as their open studio, workshop space and selling gallery offering a wide range of their work including original papercuts, paintings, mixed media work, jewellery, cards and more with prices to suit all pockets ranging from Ј2.50 to Ј500.
Gavagan Art is owned by Mary Gavagan, who has a wealth of knowledge and experience in presenting exhibitions, and advising on the purchase and collection of modern and contemporary art, having done sofor over 25 years. Mary was Director of the University Art Gallery at Lancaster University for over 20 years, developing the gallery's collection and staging highly-acclaimed fine art and craft exhibitions.
Rural Arts is an arts organisation based in Thirsk and working across North Yorkshire and the Tees Valley. The Courthouse is an arts centre in Thirsk with a gallery, shop, cafe, art studios andcomputer suite. We provide regular exhibitions, workshops, performances, children's activities and film screenings.
Chantry House Gallery was established in 1980 and has the reputation of being one of the most interesting and affordable art galleries in North Yorkshire. Set in the historic and beautiful village ofRipley, home of Ripley Castle and just 3 miles north of Harrogate, it is a charming and idyllic location for a gallery. The gallery showcases a wealth of established northern artists together with a handful of carefully selected artists from further afield.
Jonathan was born in Leeds and after several years spent working in a variety of jobs and running his own gallery he decided to to devote himself to full time painting. Jonathan was a finalist in theUp and Coming artist 2003 and 2004 and Best selling Artist 2004 and 2005 which was organised by the Fine Art Trade Guild.
The Art House has been established for over 14 years and is based on Linthorpe road opposite the Dorman Museum in Middlesbrough. Linthorpe road has a wide cross-section of shops and restaurants andwith the Teesside Universiity in the vicinity, there's a thriving student culture. Visit our beautiful gallery to see the many prints and sculptures. Expert framing is part of our services and we frame all kinds of memrobilia, prints, photographs, paintings and 3D Objects.