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  • 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…

  • Caught by the River

    The joys of rivers, music and beer; what more could you want from a web site? Pop along to https://www.caughtbytheriver.net  Where you will find some wonderful stuff and they’ve even been kind enough to…

  • ‘Spurn Point Light’

    It was a wild and wintery day when we visited Spurn Head early this year, the sea crashing in from the east and threatening to cover the causeway completely and yet the…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Sun Breaking Through, St Mawes (Video)

  • Painting Froe Creek

  • Teaching

    I’m looking forward to teaching next week (Wed 19th & Thurs 20th June) at Old Sleningford Mill

  • 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,…

  • Head of the Ure

    It’s not that I’m completely unsociable – I can talk shite over a pint of Black Sheep as well as the next man, but when I’m working I have to give it…

  • Maquette

    When I was a teenager I was lucky enough to work on a farm run by two brothers who kept Clydesdale horses. As young men they had worked the farm with horses…