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Staithes Festival 2018

Written on September 2, 2018 at 12:58 pm

It’s that time of year again!  Only five more sleeps till Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage 2018!  We’re getting very excited as it looks as if it’s going to be another fantastic festival.  Do call into the gallery to see work by all our regular artists.  Ian Burke will be exhibiting his newest work:  Continue Reading »

I Must Down to Steers Again by Sue Nichol

Written on May 20, 2018 at 2:29 pm

Sue Nichol’s exhibition of astonishingly beautiful new paintings opens on Saturday 25th May.  There’s a lovely write-up in the Whitby Gazette.  Click here to  read all about it.  Click here to see a selection of the new work on show.

I Must Down to Steers Again – new show from Sue Nichol

Written on April 20, 2018 at 3:36 pm

We’re starting to get very excited about our fantastic forthcoming show of paintings by Sue Nichol.  Sue has been a popular artist at Staithes Gallery since we opened twelve years ago.  Her first solo exhibition here has been long-awaited.  A sneak preview of the catalogue tells me the wait has not been in vain.  There  Continue Reading »

Win a fabulous painting of Staithes by Sue Nichol

Written on April 11, 2018 at 2:21 pm

We are immensely grateful to our artist Sue Nichol who has kindly donated this beautiful painting for a raffle in aid of St Peter’s Centre restoration fund. St Peter’s Church and Centre is an important building for both visitors and residents in Staithes. It functions as a church, a community meeting place and a craft  Continue Reading »

Moor Stories by Ian Scott Massie

Written on March 14, 2018 at 4:31 pm

Paintings and Prints by Ian Scott Massie with an accompanying book: The North York Moors is a varied landscape of hill, dale, coast and moorland. Its a glacial landscape whose character shines out in a hard winter, when vast stretches of wind-drifted snow are broken only by the few tiny roads that connect the dales  Continue Reading »

Fabulous new paintings by Susan Isaac

Written on January 25, 2018 at 10:57 am

Susan Isaac called into the gallery the other day and dropped off five stunning new paintings of Staithes.  They are really worth seeing in the flesh if you can call into the gallery.  Click here for a preview.  The Whitby Gazette have written a great article about them – click here to read it.

SWAN SONG – new exhibition curated by Ian Burke

Written on October 11, 2017 at 4:40 pm

Looking West – (woodcut print) by Pine Feroda Our next exhibition at Staithes Gallery is something really special.  Swan Song has been curated by Ian Burke to mark his retirement from Eton College where he has held the post of Master of the Drawing Schools for the last 16 years. The exhibition brings together the artists he has invited  Continue Reading »

Staithes Festival 2017 – new Ian Burke show: Watch with Mother

Written on August 23, 2017 at 3:03 pm

We are all eagerly awaiting Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage 2017.  Not only because the village will be full of fabulous guest artists showing their work in cottages and other buildings up the hill and down, but also because our very own Ian Burke has created a whole new exhibition: Watch with Mother, a series  Continue Reading »

Happy Birthday Lee!

Written on May 2, 2017 at 5:33 pm

Longstanding friend of Staithes Gallery, Lee Holmes, is 40 this year!  Hard to believe!  It only seems like yesterday when he and his lovely wife Helen tied the knot.  On that occasion they chose a fabulous Rob Shaw painting from the gallery for friends and family to help them buy as a wedding present. The  Continue Reading »

New work by Staithes artist Lucy Wilson

Written on May 2, 2017 at 5:21 pm

Delighted to have four exquisite new paintings by Staithes artist Lucy Wilson in the gallery now.  The Whitby Gazette have done a lovely piece about her too: http://www.whitbygazette.co.uk/news/exhibit-staithes-images-made-amid-the-shreddies-1-8499450  

Richard Dack RSMA – Literally floating our boats …

Written on December 13, 2016 at 10:25 pm

Lovely article in the Whitby Gazette this week (9th December 2016) about our artist Richard Dack RSMA.  He’s a wonderful artist with a great love of traditional local fishing boats.  He is using his art to contribute to their restoration. http://www.whitbygazette.co.uk/news/exhibit-artist-sponsors-restoration-of-staithes-boat-1-8278164

Triumph of Art over Adversity!

Written on June 10, 2016 at 5:02 pm

When York artist Richard Barnes returned to his studio after spending Christmas 2015 in Australia, he found it under 3 feet of water after the Boxing Day floods.  So he de-camped to Staithes and spent the rest of the winter painting here while his York studio dried out.  The result is this series of beautiful  Continue Reading »