Lyn Bailey

Lyn Bailey -Ploughing Statement Lyn’s linocuts are taken from everyday experiences and observations of her surroundings of the North Yorkshire Moors and coastline. She strives to capture the movement in the landscapes and the creatures she encounters, thus they are often only loosely planned and organically develop as she works with the materials throughout the process of designing, cutting, and printing. Address   The Moorside Room 9 Church Street Kirbymoorside Yo62 6AZ Web … Read More →

Hannah Turlington

hannah_turlington_nature Statement Hannah is a printmaker who creates linocuts, carving new ones weekly, that are inspired by everyday life and living in North Yorkshire. Her focus is creating linocuts that can be printed as pieces of wall art and as surface pattern designs for everyday items,(ceramics, tea towels, wallpaper, fabrics). Hannah’s current work is focused on things that she has seen or collected when out and about on early mornings. She … Read More →

Hilary Thorpe

Hilary_Thorpe_1 Statement Hilary is a ‘plein air’ painter, she enjoys working out in the elements, capturing atmosphere and vibrancy in her work. Her paintings are inspired by the sea in all forms, be it wave studies, coastal vistas or yacht racing (she is a seasoned sailor). Each painting is a one off piece created outdoors. She works in acrylics and enjoys mixing the constantly changing colours of sea and coast and … Read More →

John White

John White Two Trees Barn Through Wet Hedge Statement John White has been a photographer since 1976. The transition to digital was not difficult but understanding the new opportunities of digital took time to appreciate. The use of time lapse is an interesting combination of a fixed composition combined with a dynamic weather pattern. A variation of that effect is represented in John's current project which focusses on a short section of road, only 3/4 of a mile long, … Read More →

Sarah Westwood

06 sarahwestwood vanlife Statement Sarah is a free hand digital artist, inspired by love of her pet dogs and her surroundings on the North York Moors. Sprocket the dog is her main muse and she tries to illustrate his adventures often calling herself his P.A. Sarah uses her ipad pro as a sketch book using her finger as a pencil to create her images and then adding bright colours. Her images are meant … Read More →

Allison Wiffen

Allison_Wiffen_red_yellow_blue_bowl Statement Trained at Camberwell College of Art, Allison makes ceramic jewellery and vessels which celebrate pattern. Her jewellery was conceived and developed in London and has an urban feel to it, and incorporates her own photographic images. Since moving to North Yorkshire Allison has returned to making vessels using them as a canvas for her painterly style of decoration. Her work is about the joy of being human and the … Read More →

Annie Tempest

annietempest_Tango Statement Best known as a cartoonist for Country Life Magazine for 25 years, Annie Tempest began sculpting in 2006.   Her inaugural solo sculpture exhibition was held in 2012 at The O’Shea Gallery in St. James’s, London.  Her work is largely in bronze, narrative and figurative with some abstraction. Address Rushbank, Carleton, Skipton, Yorks BD23 3BD Web instagram:annietempestartist Email Price Range £500.00 - £13,000 Directions Rushbank, Carleton, Skipton … Read More →

Norma Stephenson

Luskentyre Isle of Harris 86×86 Statement My working approach is studio based, working from sketches made on location.   I feel I have a natural affinity with millstone grit and wild moorland landscape. The tough squat farms and barns and the ribbon roads over the moorland are often a feature of my work. Address Old School House, Newby, Clapham LA2 8HR Web Email Price Range £500.00 - £2,000 Directions From the A65 driving towards Ingleton/Kirby … Read More →

Kate Smith

6 – At the Quay Statement Predominantly working in oils, Kate’s exaggerated use of colour and thick layers of paint, help to build up light and texture in her work.  Taking inspiration from the locality, she draws on her sculptural background that has lead her to develop an impasto application of paint using a palette knife as she would have used tools to carve sculptures.  This has become a fundamental aspect of her style along … Read More →

Ruth Shepherd

Down Town Statement Ruth Shepherd has lived in Grassington all her life. She paints from the heart and lets her brush lead her. Ruth is never totally sure which direction her work is going to go as she prefers to allow the painting to take control. Her subjects are varied, always something that excites, with its colour, line and shape. Ruth strives for freshness, painting in acrylics or oils, enjoying adding collage … Read More →