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  • A Visit To Devon

    A short film about our trip to Devon to collect a bespoke frame and some Colin Kellam ceramics. https://youtu.be/LsCLjrg8MFc

  • Amnesty International

    Norton Conyers Garden open afternoon with teas Sun 13th May in aid of Amnesty David’s studio will be open too so come along and meet the artist

  • Studio Open

    Both our Ripon gallery and my studio at Norton Conyers will be open this weekend, why not pop in and see us.

  • A walk in the woods

  • Scarborough Light (In The Footsteps of Turner)

    David has painted the harbour in the light of an October afternoon from the high vantage point of the castle. Turner painted Scarborough several times in the early 19th C; perhaps the most ‘finished’…

  • Teaching

    We had some lovely people from Skipton Ladies College sixth form in the studio last Wednesday, doing some work about Brigham rocks:

  • Gallery Closed

    Dear friends, David is away on a painting trip and the gallery is now closed until Wed 27th Sept. Sorry for any inconvenience.

  • Saying Goodbye

    Many of David’s paintings are very personal and not easy to let go: “My paintings are really visual diaries of places visited and loved; none less than Mull where Becky and I…

  • West Tanfield (In the Footsteps of Turner)

    ‘River Ure, West Tanfield & a Trout Rises’, oil on canvas 100cm x 100cm Joseph Mallord William Turner RA visited Yorkshire many times during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. On one…

  • Rainy Kirkgate (In the Footsteps of Turner)

    ‘Rainy Kirkgate’, ink on sketchbook page. This is the opposite view to that painted by Turner in 1797, so here the cathedral is behind us and we are looking towards the market…

  • Turner’s House

    Here’s a link to an interesting Guardian article on the restoration of Sandycombe Lodge, Turner’s house in Twickenham.

  • In Production

    The television film ‘Vistas of Longing, Painters and Their landscapes’ is now in production; German/French release date is provisionally sometime around January 2018 and a wider release some months after that. More information…