FEATURED ARTIST 3 - 30 June The Old School Gallery, Muker During the month of June The Old School Muker is showing a larger selection of my work as part of their programme of featured printmakers. With 16 framed works on show and more in the browser, it’s an opportunity to see more of my prints inspired by the Yorkshire Dales just in time for early summer and the Muker wild flower meadows! UPDATE: I will be demonstrating collagraph printing techniques at the gallery on 20th June, 2-5pm.
ALL STATIONS GO 6th & 7th July 10am - 4pm Settle, Horton-in-Ribblesdale & Ribblesdale Stations Three Peaks Arts will be presenting three exhibitions, drop-in activities and workshops at the historic railway stations on the famous Settle to Carlisle line. With kind support from the Settle Carlisle Railway Trust & Northern Rail, this is the second year of this event and it is a chance to see work from professional artists within a unique setting. Come along and get involved! For more information click HERE
INPRINT 13 July - 21 September The Platform Gallery, Clitheroe An exhibition which demonstrates the wide range of styles in Printmaking, from the traditional to the innovative. Established artists who are experts in their respective areas of print are coming together in this inspiring collaboration.
ARTIFACT II (with Printmakers Circle) 13 July – 2nd September Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton-le-Hole, North Yorkshire, YO62 6UA Open daily, free entry, 10am – 5pm Artifact II is the second collective exhibition of the Printmakers Circle to be shown at Ryedale Folk Museum. This exhibition will include a wide range of traditional and contemporary printmaking techniques and styles and will respond to the theme of ‘artifact’ – a man-made cultural object, reflecting and inspired by the rich heritage of arts and culture in Ryedale Folk Museum, its collections and surrounding area. The exhibition will feature a suite of specially prepared prints, exploring the theme through a range of relief and intaglio processes including etching, linocut, wood cut, wood engraving, collograph, monotype, screen print, drypoint and polymer
THREE PEAKS ARTS TRAIL 12 - 20th October, 10am - 5.00pm Following the success of the event in 2018, the Three Peaks Arts Trail returns in October. 25 artists will be taking part and I am delighted to be showing work from 'Collections' at Horton-in-Ribblesdale Station alongside mixed-media artist Josie Bezant and ceramicist Charlotte Morrison. For more information about this project click HERE. The open studios part of the trail takes place across the two weekends 12/13 & 19/20 from 10am - 5pm but at least one artist from our Collections project will be at Horton-in-Ribblesdale Station from 12-4pm Monday to Friday (14-18 October). I will also be showing my installation, 'Within These Walls' at St. Oswalds Church in Horton-in-Ribblesdale. To find out more about Three Peaks Arts click HERE
CRAFTED BY HAND 2 & 3 November, 10am - 4pm Masham Town Hall, Masham Crafted by Hand returns for the second time in 2019 with this 2-day event where you can find over 40 fresh contemporary artists, designers and makers that have been chosen for their quality and originality. Entrance to the event is £2 for all adults, under 16's 50 pence. A range of delicious homemade cakes, tea and coffee from Nutmeg Creative Cakery will be available in the Town Hall.
GREAT PRINT EXHIBITION 22 November 2019 - 2nd February 2020 Rheged, Penrith The Great Print Exhibition is the largest exhibition of its kind in the North of England. With around 400 prints hanging on the wall as well as over 600 more to view in the browsers, the exhibition causes much excitement and is an excellent opportunity for visitors to learn about printmaking, and buy original artworks for the home. It is organised by the Gallery team at the Rheged Centre, an arts centre and tourism hub in the northern Lake District, which welcomes 450,000 visitors per year. The exhibition is housed in Rheged’s purpose built art gallery.
CRAFT MARKET KENDAL Friday 29 November 5.30-8.30 Saturday 30 November 10am-5pm Sunday 1 December 12-5pm Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal ‘Craft Market Kendal’ is something special. It heralds the start of the Christmas season in South Lakes and is a great place to meet truly talented artists and craftspeople. Exhibitors are all hand-picked for their levels of excellence in their own particular medium or craft. The event provides a fantastic atmosphere of creativity and inspiration supported by live music and seasonal refreshments on the Friday evening.