KUNSTHUIS Gallery's first exhibition of 2016 at Dutch House in Crayke is there for all to see in black and white, or Zwart-Wit to give the show its Dutch name.

Running from January 15 to March 20 at Dutch couple Cecile Creemers and Sjaak Kastelijn's gallery, cafe and gardens, this monochromatic collection of prints, drawings, photography and ceramics by innovative British artists was inspired by rural life, human relationships and the natural world.

Printmakers Dawn Brooks and Andrew Dalton present personal narratives in their stark, intimate and expressive prints. Draughtsmen Sally Taylor and Stephen Carley express their desire to understand more about human relationships in works created with "poor" materials such as dust, cardboard, chalk on blackboards, lead, chocolate, ashes and water.

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One of Steven Eric Parker's photographs from the Kunsthuis Gallery show

Photographers Tom Rodgers, Lucy Saggers and Steven Eric Parker are fascinated by urban and industrial landscape, responding to the home and capturing the country life and nature.

Black and white ceramicists Penny Withers, Andrew Temple Smith, Catherine Warwick, Dianne Cross and Jin Eui Kim convey elements of spontaneity and chance. Unusual and striking shapes, decoration and scale, gradients in tone, spirals and waveforms and West African architecture are features of their work too.

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Black and white ceramic work by Catherine Warwick for the Zwart-Wit exhibition

The Zwart-Wit (Black-White) exhibition will open with a private view and film night from 7pm to 9.30pm on January 15, when Finding Vivian Maier will be shown at 7.30pm sharp in the warmth of the Dutch House art café, complete with log burner.

John Maloof and Charlie Siskel's 2014 documentary focuses on the life and creativity of a mysterious nanny, who secretly took more than100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and only discovered decades later. Maier is now regarded among the 20th century’s greatest photographers.

The screening will have a short interval to accommodate an artist talk by exhibiting photographer Tom Rodgers at 8.15pm on the theme of Home. His Zwart-Wit show is the result of photographing each place that he has known as home.

His photographic journey takes him from the house he grew up in, through years at university and overseas, to the house where he lives now. Bought with his partner, this house has overseen the birth and growth of their first child and is the first place since his childhood days that he can lastingly and legitimately call "home".

Tickets for the preview night and film cost £10, including one drink and popcorn, and are on sale at kunsthuisgallery.com/events. Kunsthuis Gallery and Dutch House, at Mill Green Farm, on the road between Crayke and Brandsby, is open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm.

The gallery also is opening its permanent shop, showcasing contemporary interiors, jewellery, handmade books, ceramics, table accessories, photography and prints.

For those who love walking, a circular pathway runs through the Dutch House site and into the fields and woodland areas, while lengthier walks can be enjoyed in close proximity to the former farm. Admission to Dutch House and Kunsthuis is free.