Artists and exhibitions

We host exhibitions throughout the year, showcasing work from artists who are from nearby, or slightly further afield. Check below to keep updated on our latest exhibition, and to find information about previous exhibitions.

What's on: Frans Wesselman & David England

We are delighted that Frans is returning to the gallery with an exhibition of his latest watercolours, woodcuts, etchings and stained glass. People are central to Frans' work, which is also informed by close observation of the natural world. His mesmeric pieces often tell a story.

Frans is joined by David England, who has created a collection of figurative stone carvings that evoke the mythical world. With a strong element of cubism, he engenders a magical Celtic heritage of Mermaids, Angels and animal forms.


Previous exhibitions


Seashores & Riverbanks

1st Sep - 30th Oct 2017

Featuring the collages and paintings of Judy Burnett.

Printmakers & Paper Art

1st March - 30th April 2017

Throughout March and April we had a selection of work from some of the York Printmakers, as well as original papercuts by Anna Cook.

The Disparate 5

1st July - 30th August 2017

Showcasing the work of Jane Schaffer, Mark Azopardi, Niki Hampson, Judith Pollock and Martin Pearson.

Textile Art

1st Feb - 25th March 2017

Beautiful textile work from Fran Brammer, Carol Coleman, Amy Hauschild, Bridget Bernadette Karn, Cathy Needham, Lynda Withers, and Zoë Zegzula.

Land and Sea

1st May - 30th June 2017

Land and Sea in Paint & Collage: Featuring work by Ann Mills and Hilary Holroyd.


1st - 31st January 2017

Our Treasures from the Artists' Studio featured work from 9 artists, and included sculpture, prints, paintings and more.

YOLA at Yuletide

1st - 24th December 2016

Showcasing work by Romey Brough, Sue Clayton, Carol Coleman, Jean Larcum, and Chris Rymer.

York Printmakers Launch

3rd - 31st October 2016

The exhibition included a wide range of prints from 23 of the Printmakers.


Summer Exhibition

2nd - 30th August 2016

Showcasing the inspiring new work of three recognized local artists, David Patrick, Peter Donohue and Charmian Ottaway.

Landscape & Fired Earth

2nd - 30th July 2016

Paintings by Frank Gordon. Ceramics by Juliet Blackman and Paul Muchan.

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Sand & Water

3rd - 29th November 2016

Atmospheric Paintings inspired by Poetry and the Landscape by Leslie Birch.

Art 4 Fred

1st June - 29th June 2016

Art by Angela Bell, Geoff Hewitt, and Heather Burton.

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Textile Exhibitions


Work by Fran Brammer.

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Frans Wesselman

2nd - 28th May 2016

We showcased Frans’ work in oils, woodcuts, etchings and stained glass.