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Edward Hersey And Gordon Lees 2018
📅 16 November - 16 December 2018
York Fine Arts, 83 Low Petergate, York, YO1 7HY
York Fine Arts is delighted to announce its highly anticipated annual Edward Hersey and Gordon Lees exhibition. A show not to be missed, the exhibition brings together an exceptional collection of original paintings from two leading British artists whose work consistently captures and preserves the classic charm of Britain’s most beloved towns and landscapes.

For the discerning collector or first time buyer, the exhibition is a chance to view an exclusive collection of work from two of the gallery’s most recognised artists. From Edward Hersey’s warming, in situ farmhouses to Gordon Lees’ tranquil winter village scenes, the exhibition features a wide range of paintings to suit a variety of tastes.

Renowned for his distinct style and attention to the details of the British countryside, Edward Hersey has forged a loyal international following. Painting a fine line between realist and idealist, Hersey’s work reflects the rustic beauty of pastoral life with simultaneous subtlety and finesse. His application of mood and lighting has made him one of the most highly sought after traditional painters of his generation.

Nostalgically capturing the beauty of British landscapes and towns, Gordon Lees is an established international investment favourite. His romantic style enables him to capture the idyllic atmosphere of Britain’s towns and villages, and to reflect the traditional values of a rural England now so sadly missed. It is believed that Gordon's work was the inspiration for the trademark village scenes of Thomas Kinkade, one of America's most prolific artists, who recognised Gordon as 'The Original Master of Light'. Following Kinkade's passing in 2012, Gordon Lees' work has shown a surge in transatlantic sales.

The exhibition opens on Friday, 16 November and runs until Sunday, 16 December 2018. Due to expected high volume of interest, an early viewing is recommended.

York Fine Arts
83 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HY
Winter's Tale Art Exhibition

A Winter's Tale Art Exhibition
📅 17 November 2018 - 12 January 2019
Blue Tree Gallery, 23 Bootham, York. YO30 7BW
Our new exhibition, "A Winter's Tale".
A warm welcome to our new exhibition. We bring together three established painters on the theme of winter. Expressing the magic, inner warmth, awe and tales of winter’s scenes in landscapes, nature and wildlife. We do hope you will enjoy this seasons visual feast!

The Blue Tree Gallery York
Etsy Christmas Market York

York's Etsy Made Local Christmas Market
📅 Weekend 1 & 2 December 2018
St Sampson's Church, Church Street, York
10 am to 5pm both days. Our venue is St Sampson's Church on Church Street, near the Shambles Market and St Sampson's Square.

More than 30 local creative businesses will be appearing at York’s Etsy Made Local Christmas Market.

Etsy Made Local will see some of the region’s finest designers, makers, crafters and artists converge on York city centre to sell their unique wares. At the event – which is free and open to the public – shoppers will be able to browse a wide range of handcrafted, vintage and locally-made items and craft supplies. From handmade chocolates to quirky ceramics, bespoke art work and illustrations to practical and beautiful textile pieces, or eye-catching fashion accessories to stylish handmade baby apparel, there’s something for everyone at York’s Etsy Made Local Christmas Market.

With so much on offer, shoppers are sure to find festive gifts to suit all ages, for even the hardest-to-buy-for – or perhaps just some lovely treats for themselves. What’s more, they can discover items they wouldn’t usually find on the high street, while also supporting small independent businesses based in York.
Artists Studios & Christmas Fair York

Open Artists' Studios & Christmas Fair
📅 Friday 7 & Saturday 8 December 2018
Bar Lane Studios, 1 Bar Lane, YORK, YO1 6JU
Open Artists’ Studios at Bar Lane & Christmas Fair, the residents will be opening their doors for a second weekend on Friday 7th December and Saturday 8th December.
Friday 3pm to 9pm
Saturday 11am to 5pm
We are behind the Micklegate Social.

We shall also be continuing to fundraise for the York Mind charity with the money going directly to the services provided by York Mind which offers support and counselling for those affected by mental health challenges.

The weekend offers an exciting opportunity in which to stock up on affordable art for those Christmas gifts as well as supporting the essential work of York Mind.

There will also be the opportunity to see demonstrations from our Bar Lane Rebecca Mason and Tee Bylo.

Tee is known as the artist and storyteller from the Mouse Town - she will be opening the doors to her studio and visitors will be able to see the miniature worlds & stories she creates with her mice.

Tee is also offering a workshop in floral design on Saturday December 8 at 1pm. and for those interested in making an arrangement for their Christmas table - simply turn up with a suitable container and Tee will show you the rest!
Rebecca, a batik artist, will be demonstrating batik techniques using wax and dyes.
Tel 01904 207071

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