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  • Prints

    Some of the paintings from the River Ure Project are available as large scale signed, limited edition prints, including ‘Bend In The River’. The print measures 824mm x 540mm and is printed…

  • Cards

      New cycling and art cards available at the gallery and online:  

  • Back on the River Ure Project

    Home from our travels it’s nice to be working by the river again. Much has changed since I was last here and yesterday the water level was very low. Despite the brisk…

  • Painting Froe Creek

  • New Painting

    My latest painting ‘Above Hackfall with Kate’ is attracting a lot of attention over on my Facebook page┬áMy daughter Kate and I spent a beautiful, warm afternoon together by the river and…

  • 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,…

  • River Ure. An article for Caught by the River

    The river Ure: It is my definitive river, the one I grew up with, the one I understand, the one I thought I knew. I had swum in it and played by…

  • Dalesman Feature

    I’m featured in February’s issue of the Dalesman magazine which came out today. It’s a fine piece by editor Adrian Braddy about the ‘In the Footsteps of Turner’ project. Grab a copy…

  • In the Footsteps of Turner exhibition is running NOW!

    Wow! Made it

  • Ch ch ch changes!

    We’ve been having a major change round in the gallery over the past couple of months. The new staircase is finished and we have redecorated. As always, these things take longer than…

  • Portrait Commission

    Today was the first day working on a commission to paint Jonathan Taylor, headmaster of Bootham school in York. The school has a long tradition of commissioning portraits of headmasters dating back…

  • Back in the South West

    Great to be back in Devon again; staying with friends and visiting my old haunts. I crossed the Tamar into Cornwall today, had lunch at a decent little pub and made some…