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Westside Artists

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The “Westside Artists” is a small group of artists based in the Holgate area of York, who work in a varied range of disciplines such as painting, photomontage, print making, collage textile art, pottery and mixed media, and in a varied range of genre including landscapes, seascapes, portraiture and abstract.The “Immersed” exhibition includes works by Adele Karmazyn, Carolyn Coles, Donna Maria Taylor, Ealish Wilson, Fran Brammer, Jane Dignum, Jill Tattersall, Lucy McElroy, Marc Godfrey-Murphy, Richard Rhodes, Robin Grover-Jacques and Sharon McDonagh.The exhibition opens on Wednesday 2nd December 2020 and runs until Saturday 23rd January.

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Katherine_of_Yorkshire

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Katherine only uses her phone camera to take her photos, and apart from occasional cropping, and selecting which filter to use, there is no other manipulation or photoshopping of the images.Katherine’s preference is to photograph in black and white because she finds the result more timeless than using colour. From our perspective though, in addition to this we see that she has a seemingly natural talent and eye for composition, and she manages to convey a deep feeling of peace, even when documenting the floods in York that happen all too regularly.

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New Shop Now Open

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We've opened "village gallery", a real shop in Colliergate, York - items available on-line in village-on-the-web can now be seen and touched. And we host a rolling program of exhibitions of contemporary art. Do drop in when you're in town

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Kit Hemsley

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Kit creates forms influenced by a childhood on the coast near Whitby and also by the clay itself. Her work falls into two distinct ranges at the moment and reflects the clay she is using. Kit’s Parian and porcelain work mirrors coastal textures, colours and forms. Clay coloured with oxides, stains and underglazes is used to create movement in her pieces. Natural materials such as shells, fossils and coral are used to mark some of her work. Kit’s other work uses stoneware or Ashraf Hanna Raku clay to create very tactile forms based on shapes from nature. She burnishes, sawdust...

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June Grey

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June first studied art at the High School for Art and then went on to take a fashion design and textile course at Hull College of Art.

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