Matt cartoon exhibition hopes to draw in the crowds

York Press:

9:18am Monday 1st September 2014

A STATELY home in Ryedale is getting ready to stage an exhibition of one of the country's best loved cartoonists.

Review: Within This Landscape, Common Ground Theatre Company, Coxwold, August 23 to 25

York Press: York playwright Hannah Davies

2:43pm Friday 29th August 2014

THINK of Coxwold and probably your first thought is of Shandy Hall, Tristram Shandy and parish priest cum provocative writer, Laurence Sterne.

Miriam Laville exhibition, Pocklington Arts Centre, September 2 to October 3

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4:13pm Thursday 28th August 2014

POCKLINGTON Arts Centre introduces the art of Miriam Laville in its September exhibition.

Patrick Smith, White Room Gallery, Bootham, York, September 3 to October 4

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10:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

YORK artist Patrick Smith is excited to be exhibiting his work again in his home city.

Spirited Wildlife, Inspired by… gallery, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, until September 16

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3:15pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE wildlife of the North York Moors National Park worked in wire and willow, cast in bronze and portrayed in watercolours is the subject of the exhibition at the Inspired by… gallery at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby.

York artist’s solo show is a London debut

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9:41am Thursday 21st August 2014

YORK artist Jenny Eden is popping down to London to set up her first significant solo show outside her home city.

Le Tour Yorkshire: Contemporary Paintings of the Northern Route, McGee gallery, until September 1

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7:53am Thursday 21st August 2014

A SERIES of Tour de France paintings by a York artist proved so popular that the gallery they were being shown in had to change the name of the exhibition once most of the works were sold.

Fired, Drawn, Painted exhibition, Pickering Memorial Hall, August 29 to September 1

York Press:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A PICKERING artist is teaming up with the two people who inspired her career for a three-day showcase of their work. Kezy Feaster is exhibiting her work along side Sally and Brian Tozer at Pickering Memorial Hall from August 29 to September 1.

That Vile Train: World War One Ambulance Train Travel, Scarborough Art Gallery, August 29

York Press:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE next in a series of lunchtime talks at Scarborough Art Gallery focuses is on the ambulance trains of the First World War.

Human Emotion, Kunsthuis Gallery, Dutch House, Crayke, until August 24

York Press:

12:51pm Thursday 14th August 2014

HUMAN Emotion is the theme and title of a new exhibition of "people's portraits" at Kunsthuis Gallery, at the Dutch House cafe and wildlife garden in Crayke, near Easingwold.

Series of imaginative sculptures go on show in Stillingfleet

York Press: A willow sculpture of acrobats, by Carole Beavis, at Stillingfleet Lodge Garden. Pic: Mike Tipping (9250904)

12:27pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A tranquil setting in the heart of a picture postcard garden will feature a series of imaginative sculptures designed to exhibit a flavour of Yorkshire summer.

ArtsBarge Riverside Festival, Tower Gardens, York, August 15 and 17

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11:52am Thursday 14th August 2014

THE ArtsBarge Riverside Festival promises Sofas, Sangria And Sunshine from tomorrow until Sunday at Tower Gardens, York.

York Photographic Society annual exhibition, York Medical Society Rooms, 23 Stonegate, York, August 16-17

York Press: Unnamed jetty, Piers and Jetties series by Carol Emmott

2:26pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A JETTY stretches out into the still waters of a lake, a tree poised at the tip as though in a moment of reflection; a man hurries up steps at York Railway Station, oblivious to the looped symmetry of railings and rafters around him; a puffin peers into the camera, its face seemingly elongated by the intensity of its gaze.

Artist Margaret Clarkson brings back memories

York Press: Nostalgia Artist Margaret Clarkson Visits Fastframe

9:46am Friday 8th August 2014

Yorkshire born Margaret Clarkson, a finalist for a number of years, in the Fine Art Trade Guild ‘Best Selling Artist’, returns to Fast Frame Gallery on Gillygate,York, on Saturday August 9th.

Within This Landscape - audio walk with art installations at Coxwold

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12:10pm Thursday 7th August 2014

IT begins at The Fauconberg Arms pub in Coxwold and ends in the village churchyard where Hannah Davies's mother is buried.

Yorkshire Art Trail, Helmsley Summer Celebration, August 2

York Press:

3:52pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Yorkshire Art Trail will paint a picture of life in the Broad Acres at Helmsley’s Summer Celebration on Saturday (August 2).

Summer Exhibition, Pyramid Gallery, York, August 1 to September 2

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12:52pm Thursday 31st July 2014

PYRAMID Gallery will play host to a Meet The Artists evening from 6pm tomorrow at the Summer Exhibition launch at Terry Brett's art space in Stonegate, York.

York Early Music Festival paintings to go on show at Christmas

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8:16am Wednesday 30th July 2014

ARTIST Alfred Huckett has completed his residency at the York Early Music Festival, during which he became a familiar sight as he painted during rehearsals and performances.

Artist in residence Alfred Huckett takes notes

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2:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CAN you capture music in paint?

Jo Walton’s exhibition of Rust prints, Fossgate Social, York, until August 31

York Press:

2:45pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RUST has struck already at a new Fossgate café bar in York, but in a good way.

Artist John Newling seeks paradise in York

York Press:

3:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

IF you could build a 21st Century Eden, what would be on your wish list? Nottingham installation artist John Newling is posing this question throughout July in his city-centre residency in St Helen’s Square, York, culminating in a series of public events over the next week.

Collector’s leftovers find new life in new exhibition

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12:53pm Saturday 19th July 2014

CHARLES HUTCHINSON delves beneath the many surfaces of an exhibition in York that uses objections donated from a lifetime of collecting.

Keith Blessed exhibition, Grays Court, Chapter House, Street, York until October 1

York Press:

3:37pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WHITBY artist Keith Blessed is exhibiting his pastels at Grays Court, Chapter House, Street, York until October 1.

Steve Huison exhibition, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, until August 30

York Press:

3:40pm Thursday 17th July 2014

YORKSHIRE actor Steve Huison is displaying another artistic talent at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough.

Awakening memories of Gillygate

York Press:

3:34pm Thursday 17th July 2014

HAS anything significant happened to you in Gillygate? Has Gillygate appeared in your dreams. Do you know any of the history of Gillygate? Do you know why What’s On is asking you these questions?

An Exhibition of Rock And Roll Memorabilia by Ian Astle, Spring Espresso, Fossgate, York, until September 9


11:18am Thursday 10th July 2014

IAN Astle began photographing rock stars by smuggling his camera into the Birmingham NEC in a lunch box and his lens in an empty orange carton.

Across The North Sea exhibitions at Dutch House, Crayke, near Easingwold

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12:53pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

DUTCH House's summer of Across The North Sea exhibitions at Mill Green Farm, Crayke, near Easingwold, continues with a floral taste of the Netherlands.

How an international life formed artist Sarah Gusten-Marr

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2:16pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

SARAH GU?STEN-MARR is like her artwork. A one-off.

Peter Watson, Beyond Art, Nunnintgton, until August 15

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12:09pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

NUNNINGTON gallery Beyond Art feared it would not have any paintings to display for its latest exhibition when they kept being sold as soon as they were finished.

Final weekend of York Curiouser

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25th June 2014


Threadwork installation by Susanne Davies, on display in the gardens of the Merchant Adv

12:08pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE York Curiouser arts project ends on Monday, so time is running out to spot the contemporary art in hidden and sometimes surprising parts of the city.

Sharon Tiernan, Atelier D’ Artiste Gallery, Bridlington, August 1 to 31

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11:46am Thursday 3rd July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire artist Sharon Tiernan will hold an exhibition at the Atelier D' Artiste Gallery, Bridlington, during August.

Le Tour Yorkshire: Contemporary Paintings of the Northern Route, According To McGee, York, July 5 to September 1


11:43am Thursday 3rd July 2014

WHENEVER it is summer on Tower Street, York artist Richard Barnes returns like a swallow to take over his regular spot at According To McGee.

Bird On A Wire, The Studio Gallery, Belle Vue Parade, Scarborough, until July 13

York Press: 'Bird on a Wire' is a contemporary textile exhibition currently showing at the  Studio Gallery in Scarborough.

3:16pm Thursday 26th June 2014

'BIRD on a Wire' is a contemporary textile exhibition showing at the Studio Gallery in Scarborough.

Aesthetica Art prize raised to £5,000

York Press: Sybille Neumeyer

2:46pm Thursday 26th June 2014

THE Aesthetica Art Prize has announced a new prize of £5,000 for its winner, as well as a number of potentially career-boosting prizes for finalists. These include group exhibitions, publication in an anthology and editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine.

Artist creates paper cut of Tour de France Grand Depart

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2:46pm Thursday 26th June 2014

WHILE most people are still gearing up for the Tour de France Grand Depart in Yorkshire on July 5 and 6, one Harrogate artist has cut a swathe through the Yorkshire scenery already.

Cycle of art arrives

York Press: Spring Finish by Phil Hargreaves, acrylic.

3:49pm Thursday 19th June 2014

WHEN the Yorkshire Festival organisers put out a call for groups to stage events to mark the Tour De France coming to Yorkshire, Hornsea Art Society members were keen to participate, even though Le Grand Départ would not be passing through the East Riding.

The Manchester Connexion exhibition, New School House Gallery, Peasholme Green, York, until July 19

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3:49pm Thursday 19th June 2014

RED rose links with white rose for The Manchester Connexion exhibition at the New School House Gallery, Peasholme Green, York.

Artwork by Coventry ska legend goes on show at city gallery

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3:48pm Thursday 19th June 2014

HORACE Panter, bassist and co-founder of Coventry ska legends The Specials, is exhibiting his Icons And Iconoclasm artwork at York gallery According To McGee.

Summer art show spins off from the Tour de France

York Press: Harvesting by John Nash

3:45pm Thursday 19th June 2014

THE summer art show at Janette Ray Booksellers in York may be inspired by Le Grand Départ, but Janette wanted the exhibition to stick around for rather longer than the Tour de France peloton.

Life-drawing classes with artist Andres Jaroslavsky

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3:43pm Thursday 19th June 2014

YORK artist, tutor and gallery owner Andres Jaroslavsky is to run a new life-drawing group at Heworth Community Centre, Applecroft Road, Heworth, every Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm, starting on June 24.

Region’s premier artists to host master classes at the Great Yorkshire Show, July 8-10

York Press: Harrogate artist  Eric Moss

11:52am Friday 13th June 2014

ARTISTS from across Yorkshire will be inspiring visitors to the Great Yorkshire Show to pick up a brush by offering tips and advice on how to create their own masterpieces.

On Form exhibition, Pyramid Gallery, June 14 to July 7

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3:23pm Thursday 12th June 2014

FORM is the theme of Pyramid Gallery's new exhibition by the late Sir Terry Frost and Sandra Blow and the London Glassblowing Workshop, opening on Saturday at 11am.

York Curiouser, various locations around York, June 14 to July 7

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22nd May  2014

Karen Thompson with her ceramic sandwiches which will be placed in hidden places in the City of York

3:11pm Thursday 12th June 2014

TAKE a closer look at those sandwiches.

Malcolm Ludvigsen lecture - Randomness And Chaos In Art, University of York, June 13

York Press: Malcolm Ludvigsen

3:34pm Thursday 12th June 2014

YORK artist and mathematics professor Malcolm Ludvigsen will give a public lecture at the University of York tomorrow on Randomness And Chaos In Art.

Work by artist Susan Bower selected for the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition

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3:21pm Thursday 12th June 2014

KENTMERE House Gallery regular artist Susan Bower has not only been selected for the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition in London, she also is featured in this week's edition of the Radio Times.

The Boxing Club Speakeasy, York Boxing Club, June 21

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2:31pm Thursday 12th June 2014

THE Arts Barge Project presents “a very different night out” at The Boxing Club Speakeasy at York Boxing Club on June 21, when the joint will be jumping from 8pm to midnight.

Out The Box, All Saints Pavement Church and Starbucks, Coppergate, until June 7

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3:41pm Thursday 5th June 2014

YORK art charity New Visuality is winding up a ten-month project working with people who have experienced homelessness by running a series of exhibitions in the city this week.

First exhibition at the Dutch House's new Kunsthuis gallery to feature art from the Netherlands

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1:06pm Saturday 31st May 2014

DUTCH House, the wildlife garden, bird sanctuary, café and art workshop space in converted farm buildings at Crayke, is linking arms with the Netherlands for an art exchange that coincides with the opening of the Kunsthuis gallery in a barn.

The Wheel Turns - art exhibitions by wheelchair users

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9:42am Friday 30th May 2014

YORK charity New Visuality is to set in motion The Wheel Turns, a "mini-blast of exhibitions" of art by by wheelchair users at the According To McGee gallery, Starbucks, Coppergate and All Saints Pavement Church, from Monday.

Three new exhibitions at York's quilt museum

York Press: Work placement student Lucy Adams with Keira Knightley's costume from the 2008 film The Duchess, which features in the Setting the Scene exhibition, at the Quilt Museum. Pic: Mike Tipping (6525722)

8:22am Tuesday 27th May 2014

A NEW exhibition has opened at York's Quilt Museum and Gallery, featuring period quilts and costumes from historical TV dramas such as Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre and The Portrait of a Lady.

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