‘A Face to The World’ | Portraits

Capturing a likeness of the human face is of course  associated with fine art painting and sculpture. Traditionally  commissions were undertaken through clients wishing to conveying all manner of attributes – aggrandisement, power, beauty, wealth, learning and taste, then once photography  came on the scene  artists gained the freedom to be more experimental and expressive,  endeavouring to capture broader  truths, …

Landmarks

Mention ‘Landmarks’ and that famous local monument Stoodley Pike springs to mind. Look a little deeper and this area has much to offer as inspiration for artists who immerse themselves not only in it’s beauty, but also somewhat darker interpretations. Natural and wild landmarks such as the Bridestones, Lumb Falls, Hardcastle Craggs, Gorpley Clough, eroded rocks and standing stones, and …

Meet the Artist – “Expressed in Paint”

Barry De More ‘ Informal Talk Q & A’s ’ Saturday 21 May 2 – 4pm   Born 1948 Guernsey Lives West Yorkshire Painting since 1973 2003 BA Hons Bradford College of Art     Asking an artist to talk about their work can sometimes pose a dilemma for the artist ‘The work speaks for itself’.   Of course it …

Newsletter

Venue: Water Street Gallery Exhibitions: ‘Place-Object’ Artists: Anna Lambert (ceramics) David Thomas (painting) ‘A Matter of Balance’ Malcolm Taylor (painting) Dates: 1 October to 1 November 2015 An exhilarating evening at Water Street Gallery saw 3 artists at the top of their games, exhibiting in solo and joint shows, with invited guests from The Dales to Manchester, as well as …