Sunday, 26 August 2018

Private View Exhibition of Yorkshire by William Tillyer

Exhibition on a theme of Yorkshire by William Tillyer from 7 September - 28 October. 

Private View Invitation on Friday 7th September
6.00 - 8.30pm. 

Kunsthuis Gallery are delighted to invite you
for the opening of this highly anticipated show
with work by one of Britain’s most respected artists,
Yorkshire born and bred WILLIAM TILLYER
& GARETH GRIFFITHS, member of the Royal Society
of British Sculptors.

Please email to confirm your attendance to

Please see website for full details and gallery opening times: 

Rhona Rowley at East Yorkshire Open Studios

York Art Society member Rhona Rowley is participating in East Yorkshire Open Studios 2018. 

Please support her and fellow artists on 15 - 16 September and 22 - 23 September from 10am - 5pm, at 1 Woldview Road, Wilberfoss, York YO41 5PX. 

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Images for website

If you would like your work published on the York Art Society website gallery (, please email your best painting or drawing for the attention of Katrina, to This is an ongoing request, therefore there is no deadline. 

If you do not have scanning or photography facilities, but would still like your work published, please speak to Katrina or a committee member at any demo meeting. 

Thank you 

Katrina Whitehead (Newsletter Ed.) 

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Art Exhibition at Tithe Barn Nether Poppleton

Reminder that the annual art exhibition will be held at Tithe Barn, Nether Poppleton on August Bank Holiday weekend. 

Susan Holliday exhibition - opening night change of date

Please note, as per the previous post here, YAS member Susan Holliday is holding an exhibition of her work. The Village Gallery has changed the private view date to Tuesday 28 August 5 - 8pm. All other details remain unchanged. 

For more details, keep checking the website: 

Friday, 3 August 2018

Appeal for Paintings for Art Auction

For further information on how to submit your paintings for auction, please contact Holly Bilton, York Mind Tel 01904 404 940 or email 

Search for mystery artist

A member of the public has been given some paintings of Whitby and Coniston from her grandparents and would like to trace the history of them. There is an accompanying slip of paper with mention of York Art Society and also the name Mrs Sydenham Walker. The paintings were all signed DLW or DL Walker and the date could be late 1800s or early 1900s.  

If you can help with any information please email YAS: or speak to a committee member at the next meeting. 

Thank you 

Katrina Whitehead (Newsletter Ed.)