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Centre of Ceramic Art

Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) at York Art Gallery showcases the world class collections of 5000+ works from 20th Century to the present day. A stunning new gallery!

(video above) Manifest: 10,000 Hours.
A new installation by Clare Twomey.

Grayson Perry
"Melanie" (above) by artist Grayson Perry.

 Mark Hearld

Also come and explore 'The Lumber Room', a treasure chest of quirky objects and artworks curated and created by Mark Hearld.

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Albert Moore

Exhibition: Albert Moore: Of Beauty and Aesthetics
7 April - 1 October 2017
York Art Gallery will present the first monographic exhibition of York born artist Albert Joseph Moore since the artist’s death in 1893. Featuring more than 20 paintings and watercolours, it will highlight the beautiful and classical women for which the artist is most famous and demonstrate the modernity of Moore’s approach.

Albert Moore was one of the leading artists of the Aesthetic movement who prioritised mood, colour harmony and beauty of form over subject matter to create ‘art for art’s sake’. The exhibition will explore Albert Moore’s career and body of work using the latest research into his work by leading experts. It will include examples of Moore’s youthful Pre-Raphaelite works as well as the hauntingly beautiful classical figures of his mature style.

Affecting Moments
4 June - 29 September 2017
Shandy Hall Gallery
The exhibition shows some of the prints of English literature engraved in the last quarter of the eighteenth century which were singly issued rather than being in books. Most of these are in the technique of stipple, which suddenly became popular with the increased demand for decorative prints in the 1770s.

With the publication of 'A Sentimental Journey' in 1768, Laurence Sterne played an important part in moulding public taste for the emotional response, and in the last quarter of the eighteenth century the growing popularity of novels coincided with the increased availability of prints depicting moving scenes from their pages.

‘Affecting Moments’ exhibits a collection of such scenes, often of high emotional intensity, from literature in the Age of Romantic Sensibility.

On the whole artists looked for moving incidents to depict - hence the 'Affecting Moments' title of the exhibition. A high proportion of the prints show powerful female emotion treated in a sentimental way.

Shandy Hall Gallery, Coxwold, York, YO61 4AD
Norhern Palettes Exhibition

Northern Palettes Exhibition
1 July - 2 September 2017
Blue Tree Gallery, 23 Bootham, York. YO307BW
New art exhibition showcasing paintings by 
Janine Baldwin PS, John Paul Cooke & Emerson Mayes.
With ceramics by Meghan Downs.
The Gallery is now Art Council approved "Own Art" scheme, making it easy and affordable to collect contemporary art and craft by providing interest free loans from £100 - £2,500.
Opening days/times: Monday to Saturday from 10:00am till 17:30pm. Closed on Sundays.
T: 01904 620660.

The Blue Tree Gallery York

Clare Haley: Light of Yorkshire
28 July - 20 August 2017
York Fine Arts, 83 Low Petergate, York, YO1 7HY
With great delight, York Fine Arts proudly announces its second solo exhibition of original paintings by British landscape artist Clare Haley. ‘Clare Haley: Light of Yorkshire’ showcases a spellbinding collection of work that magnificently articulates the raw, dramatic beauty of landscape and light. From placid, sunlit valleys of green to suspenseful, stormy skies, the exhibition presents a spectacular selection of Clare’s paintings that tell a comprehensive story of the multifaceted northern landscape she so loves.

Arguably one of Yorkshire’s top emerging artists, ‘Light of Yorkshire’ Clare Haley exquisitely captures the emotion and ethereal nature of the British landscape with unparalleled ingenuity. Working primarily from memory, Clare creates paintings that push the boundaries of imagination whilst retaining an organic authenticity. Since 2010, she has flourished as a professional artist, attaining great success and gaining an international, loyal following at an astonishing pace.

The exhibition is an opportunity for discerning art collectors and first-time buyers alike to view an exclusive collection of artwork from one of the most exciting emerging artists of the north. A timeless bridge between the traditional heritage of the arts and the innovation of contemporary vision, Clare’s work offers a universal appeal to even the most diverse range of collectors.

York Fine Arts

York Fine Arts

The Lund Gallery, Easingwold
Studio and Gallery of Landscape Artist Debbie Loane.
Lund Gallery, Alne Road, Easingwold, North Yorkshire, YO61 3PA
Tel 01347 824400
David Greenwood

Kentmere House Gallery
53 Scarcroft Hill, York, YO24 1DF
Next Open Weekends:
2 & 3 September 2017
7 & 8 October 2017

11-5pm Each Day.
'A New Slant on York'
- New pastel work by David Greenwood.
Until 9 October 2017.

David Greenwood loves painting York. "Light & colour are my inspiration & I enjoy the immediacy of using a chalk stick rather than the more remote brush, with the resulting sheer joy of making pure pigment marks on a textured surface."

David's work is balanced between realism & abstraction, enabling us to see familiar views in a new way. A masterful painter of townscape, he never tires of exploring York's streets & buildings, snickleways & details, all of which he portrays in his energetic & distinctive style, often with busy bustling streets. He is also an amazingly skilful portrait painter, for which he has won many commissions.

Next open weekends: 2 & 3 September, 7 & 8 October 11-5 each day. Also late evening opening every Thursday 6-9pm. plus you are welcome at any other time with a 'phone call in advance 01904 656507.
53 Scarcroft Hill York Y024 1DF

David Greenwood, St Helens Square York

Kentmere House Gallery was opened in 1991 and sells only originals, with nationally-known artists showing alongside the as-yet undiscovered. Housed in a former vicarage overlooking York's famous Knavesmire, the gallery is friendly and welcoming, and open at any time to suit you. There is a regularly-changing programme of exhibitions. Please check the website for details and opening times:

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Owl & Monkey

Photography Exhibition: Deconstructing The Family Album
Until 30 September 2017
Gallery: Owl & Monkey,16a Heslington Road, York
We are thrilled to welcome Claire Copper as our third, 'Meet the Artist' exhibitor with her beautiful found photography exhibition, 'Deconstructing The Family Album' which we will be hosting 6th - 30th September.

After completing an MA in photography at the Northern School of Photography, Claire has been working to archive and collect material to create a book and body of work that explores the traditional family album in an age of over-saturation.

Her display of beautiful found and family photographs draws on this work; deconstructing and reconstructing the family album into her new collection of photographic prints which explore our links to the past and understanding of who we are.

Wed 1-5pm
Thurs-Sat 11am - 6pm
Twitter @owl_and_monkey
Artist Edward Waite

Exhibition: Edward Waite - Original Art
Saturday 23 September 2017
Where: The Acorn Gallery, Pocklington
A chance to meet this exciting young painter who is rapidly building a great reputation for creating beautiful and unique paintings.

Working from his own travel sketchbooks and based on his own adventures Ed loves architecture, buildings, bridges and skylines all of which feature strongly in his work! This will be his fourth exhibition here and he is looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones :)

Come and join us for this free exhibition and see what all the fuss is about!
Saturday 23rd September 11am-3pm Everybody Welcome!

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