Wednesday, 7 December 2011

December Demonstration

There has been a last minute change to the December programme.

The demonstration on Saturday December 10th now features  Susan Neale. 

Susan's web site can be viewed via the link below.

The demonstration will take place at the usual time and venue.  2:00pm in Christchurch Hall on Stockton Lane.  Free entry to members, £5 for guests.

Tuesday, 29 November 2011


Wednesday 30th November to Wednesday 7th December 2011.
The Merchant Adventurers Hall, York.
194th York Art Society Exhibition. Original art plus a selection of prints and cards by York Art Society.

Monday, 7 November 2011

Next Demonstration

12th November at The Christchurch Forum, Stockton Lane, York
2pm -4pm          Members Free - Guests £5 
November – Nigel Overton
Subject: Drawing and Painting Flowers
Medium: Watercolour Pencil
Nigel was born in Doncaster in 1952, He has an extensive background in the Arts field, including a BA in Fine Art Painting and Drawing and was formerly the Head of Art & Design at Benton Park School in Leeds.
He has worked with a wide range of different media and techniques but has always maintained his belief in the importance of drawing both within his own work and his teaching of Art and Design.
Nigel believes that anyone can learn to draw and paint given the proper tuition. It is more to do with careful observation and a basic understanding of technique rather than just natural talent.

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Saturday, 1 October 2011

Next Demonstration

8th October at The Christchurch Forum, Stockton Lane, York
2pm -4pm          Members Free - Guests £5
Cath Inglis
Subject: Animals in Pastel
Medium: Pastel
Catherine is a professional artist working from her studio in Skirpenbeck, a small village east of York. Catherine works predominantly in soft pastels with a wide variety of subjects and is well known for her wildlife work. She specialises in commission work for portraits and animal portraits.
She has regularly exhibited in the Westminster Gallery and The Mall Galleries London, also with The Kennel Club Art Gallery, London. She exhibits widely throughout the U.K. and has held several joint and solo exhibitions. In 2005 she was elected to full membership of the Society of Women Artists. Her work hangs in many areas of the UK, also In Europe, South Africa, Australia and the USA. She is included in Who's Who in Art.
Catherine is a founder member of ERA, East Riding Artists, also a founder member of The East Riding Pastel Society and a Promoter and Professional Associate of the Society for All Artists for which she is also a demonstrator.

Painting by Maurice Tooby

High Flyers

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Saturday, 3 September 2011

Next Demonstration

September - Jim Patteson (Two Rivers Paper)
Subject: Handmade Watercolour Paper
10 September at The Christchurch Forum, Stockton Lane, York
2pm -4pm          Members Free - Guests £5 


Sunday, 17 July 2011

Painting by Phil Hart

Oil on Canvas 30" x 40"
Set in Petergate York, overshadowed by the Minster. Find the drunk! Based on a theme where a character has to be found among lots of others e.g. 'Where’s Walley?' childrens' books.

Painting by Peter Barber

Collie Dog
A painting by Peter Barber who takes commissions for portraits of animals and people.
Check out the details at -

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Painting by Maurice Tooby

Abandoned in the Marsh 
Watercolour and Coloured Pencil
13" x 9" 

Open Air Exhibition

Saturday 9th July 2011.
Open Air Exhibition, Parliament Street, York.
Paintings and cards by members of York Art Society and independent York artists.

Saturday, 9 April 2011

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