Loading posts...
  • In Hackfall Wood

    A new painting in the ‘In the Footsteps of Turner’ series: In Hackfall Wood. Set in a 350ft gorge near Ripon, Hackfall was bought in 1731 by John Aislabie, famous for his…

  • Fountains Journey

    I’ve started an oil on canvas 1200mm x 600mm of Fountains Abbey as part of the ‘In the Footsteps of Turner’ series. It’s from a mixed media piece I did recently and…

  • Fountains Abbey (In the Footsteps of Turner)

    I’ve been working on the ‘In The Footsteps Of Turner’ exhibition . This study is of the World Heritage site Fountains Abbey which I have painted many times. Turner sketched and painted…

  • Ripon Canal

      David Stead has been working on a series of pictures in mixed media on handmade paper. this new work is of Ripon canal. The Ripon Canal was built by the canal…

  • New set of mounted prints

    We have a new set of mounted prints arriving in the David Stead Gallery this week; all are from original pen and ink drawings by David Stead. Each print is 10″ x 8″,…

  • New – Signed limited edition print

    David Stead gallery is proud to announce that ‘Bend in the River’ is now available as a large format, signed,  limited edition print. The print (an edition of only 150) measures 870mm…

  • Exhibition (River Ure Project)

      The first ‘River Ure Project’ exhibition opens with a private view at David Stead Gallery on Fri October 4th at 6.30pm. The exhibition featuring writings on the river and many new…

  • Sun Breaking Through, St Mawes (Video)

  • Tickets

    The usual pile of bills hits the mat on this dour day of gunmetal skies, drizzle damp pavements and hissing traffic. Ok – the winter has been a good one with some…

  • Horses

    Another bitter day and snow is whipping in from the east. I’m going up to Kilgram bridge to make a snowy picture of the river Ure but already as I set off,…