Loraine Ashcroft

6IMAGESIXYELLOW GOLD WEDDING RING Statement After completing my MA I have worked in silver and gold for over twenty five years. As a jeweller my work is constantly evolving. My work is mainly characterised by pared down design, precious metals and stones. I also work as a Tutor running courses from my studio near Clapham. Address Jack Beck House, Keasden, Clapham via Lancaster LA2 7AP Web https://www.instagram.com/loraineashcroftjewellery Email loraineashcroft@gmail.com Price Range £20 - £1800 … Read More →

Lyn Bailey

Lyn Bailey-1-A Chilly Day 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 through mark making. Lyn’s most recent work is focused on British birds in and around the garden, in particular the charismatic Blackbird. Address   The Moorside Room 9 Church Street Kirbymoorside Yo62 6AZ Web Instagram-lynbailey54 Email … Read More →

Jane Dennis

Jane Postcard Front Statement Her work includes the two extremes of glass and ceramics. Alongside this she creates frantic life drawings. She takes influence from the world around her, celebrating the human and the marks people make on the world. Her art captures the beauty of people and how they co-exist with nature. Address 12 Olliver Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 5QA Web www.janedennis.net Email janedennis383@gmail.com Price Range £10 - £500 Directions From … Read More →

Hannah Turlington

Hannah Turlington_Broken Statement ‘Moments In Life Recorded In Lino’. Hannah is a lino printer whose work is inspired by events in her life and her lino prints are a way that she processes them that have meaning for others. Hannah loves to explore nature and finds beauty in nature’s tiny details which she turns into surface pattern designs for wallpaper and fabric, using both digital printing and hand printing methods. Hannah’s current … 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 →

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 www.osheagallery.com www.tottering.com instagram:annietempestartist Email annietempest@hotmail.co.uk 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 work in pastels, oils and mixed media.       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 Jack Beck House, Keasden, Clapham, via Lancaster. LA2 8EY Web normastephenson.co.uk Email norma@stephenson.net Price … 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 →