Artist John Newling seeks paradise in York

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Elaine Thomas - Divine Antics, According To McGee, York, until June 2

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8:17am Tuesday 27th May 2014

VISITORS from Italy, Belgium and Ireland have attended the launch of Professor Elaine Thomas’s exhibition at According To McGee in York.

Alfred Huckett, artist in residence, Early Music Festival

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2:37pm Saturday 24th May 2014

LONDON artist Alfred Huckett is to take up his third residency at the York Early Music Festival this summer.

Art of bagging an idea

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4:01pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

DO you have an old bag sitting in a corner, all worn and leathery?

Sarah Chilia, Pyramid Gallery, Stonegate, York, until July 12.

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3:48pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

SARAH CHILIA is not her real name.

Create 14, various locations until June 2

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3:35pm Thursday 15th May 2014

CREATE 14, the annual event for York St John University students to show their talents to the public, is up and running until June 2.

Photography exhibition at NRM focusses on behind-the-scenes images of manufacturing

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8:35am Thursday 15th May 2014

A NEW exhibition at the National Railway Museum in York is to feature the work of photographers who have captured ‘behind the scenes’ images of railway industry and manufacturing.

Pet paintings turned into cards for charity

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3:23pm Thursday 8th May 2014

PAINTINGS by four of Kentmere House Gallery’s favourite artists, Susan Bower, Elaine Turnbull, Oliver Canti and the late Jack Hellewell, are being transformed into cards for sale in aid of York charity Keep Your Pet.

Vote in the Aesthetica Art Prize People’s Choice Award

York Press: WINNER: Sybille Neumeyer, winner of the Aesthetica Art Prize. Now the public make their choir

3:22pm Thursday 8th May 2014

THE Aesthetica Art Prize People's Choice Award is open for your votes at York St Mary's.

Pocklington Artists’ Open Studios, May 3-4

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2:56pm Thursday 1st May 2014

TWELVE artists from in and around Pocklington are showing their work at an Artists' Open Studios event this weekend to mark Craft and Design Month.

The Seeger and Arnup exhibition, Pyramid Gallery, Stonegate, York until June 7

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2:55pm Thursday 1st May 2014

YORK artist Lesley Seeger opens her spring exhibition of paintings at Pyramid Gallery, Stonegate, York, at tomorrow evening's 6.30pm to 8.30pm preview.

Donderdag Collective’s spring exhibition, Mermaid & Miller, Swinegate until May 31

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2:52pm Thursday 1st May 2014

THE Donderdag Collective’s spring exhibition in York opens tomorrow at Mermaid & Miller, in Swinegate, with a private view by invitation from 7pm to 9pm. The show, From Life: Expressing The Human Form, will run until May 31, open Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm.

New Artworks by Jenny Eden and Joy Simpson, 11 Little Stonegate, York until until May 6

York Press: New Artworks by Jenny Eden and Joy Simpson, 11 Little Stonegate, York until until May 6

4:03pm Thursday 24th April 2014

JENNY Eden and fellow York contemporary artist Joy Simpson are to hold an exhibition in an unused office space at 11 Little Stonegate, York.

Northern Potters Association exhibition, Turnstone Gallery, Sandsend, April 26 until June 8

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11:45am Monday 21st April 2014

THE Northern Potters Association is exhibiting at the Turnstone Gallery, in Sandsend, near Whitby, from Saturday (APRIL 26).

Allaway & Jones, Artemis House, York, April 28

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11:14am Thursday 17th April 2014

FOR one night only, artists Allaway & Jones take over Artemis House, in Eboracum Way, York, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm on Monday, April 28.

Students display work at Fusion exhibition

York Press: Carolyn Thorpe, Jerry Worley, Will Holland and Anna Brown with some art work that forms part of the Fusion exhibition at York Theatre Royal.

10:26am Saturday 12th April 2014

STUDENTS from York College are displaying an artistic showcase of their work in an exhibition called Fusion at York Theatre Royal this month.

Angela Bell exhibition, Pocklington Arts Centre until June 4

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2:42pm Friday 11th April 2014

HULL artist Angela Bell will launch her mixed media and acrylic exhibition at a preview on Sunday afternoon from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. The show will then run from Wednesday to June 4.

York: The Urban And The Rural, According To McGee, York, April 12 to 26

York Press: Artist Malcolm Ludvigsen

4:41pm Thursday 10th April 2014

YORK gallery According To McGee is veering away from the cutting edge to celebrating "art that our grandparents would have enjoyed" in its duo show by Richard Gray and Malcolm Ludvigsen.

Portrait project thrills Yorkshire artist

York Press: Portrait artist Michelle Clarke-Stables

3:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

YORKSHIRE portrait artist Michelle Clarke-Stables is to paint Dame Judi Dench after receiving approval from the York actress.

The Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition, York St Mary’s, Castlegate, York, until June 22

York Press: Sybille Neumeyer with her work  Song of the Last Queen,  winner of the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition at York St Mary’s

2:57pm Thursday 10th April 2014

PIERRE de Coubertin founded the modern Olympic Games with the creed, “The most important thing is not winning but taking part”.

Rugged Faces, An Exhibition of Travel Portraits by Ray Price, Spring Espresso, York, April 15 to June 2

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12:42pm Thursday 10th April 2014

NO sooner has one exhibition by York photographer Ray Price ended at Spring Espresso than another will open only a fortnight later at the Fossgate coffee bar.

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