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  • 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…

  • Foxhounds #3

    The composition is complete but the painting itself has a long way to go. The original painting is oil on canvas & measures 61.5 cm x 112 cm; we will be making…

  • New Painting Course

    David will be teaching a new course at The Stable Gallery, Old Sleningford beginning on Wed 29th January 2014. The course will run for a 10 wk term (with a half term…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Caught by the River

    I am thrilled to have had some writing (and pictures) accepted by Caught by the River. For those of us who’s lives are immeasurably enlivened by association with rivers it is probably…

  • River Ure Project VIDEO 11

  • Painting Course

    I will be teaching a two day course on Wed 19th & Thurs 20th June this year at The Stable Gallery at Old Sleningford near Mickley. Let me know if you would…