Members’ Exhibitions

Opening July 2017

LFA member Lesley Birch is showing her Irish paintings in “Across the Water” from 1st July to 23rd September 2017 at the Artichoke Gallery, Church Street, Ticehurst, TN5 7AE.


LFA members Jane Burgess, Keith Harris, Pauline Meade, Trevor Pittaway and Neil Pittaway will be showing work at Holmfirth Artweek (in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support) from 2nd to 7th July 2017 in the main exhibition and the market place at Holmfirth Civic Hall, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AS.

Open Sunday10am -5pm, Monday – Friday 10am-9pm and Saturday 10am-5pm. For more information see : www.holmfirthartweek.org.uk

LFA member Keith Harris is showing recent plein air oil paintings at the Lawrence Batley Theatre "Summer Exhibition 2017", from 10th July to 9th September 2017.


The exhibition is open 9.30 am to 5 pm Monday to Saturday and in the evenings when the theatre is open for shows (including Sundays.) Address is The LBT, Queen Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2SP.· For more information see www.thelbt.org

LFA member Cath Brooke will be taking part in the Thirsk “Art in the Pen” event on 22nd and 23rd July 2017. For more information see :·www.artinthepen.org.uk/thirsk



Opening June 2017

LFA member Anna Poulton will be taking part in this year’s North Yorkshire Open Studios at The Stables Gallery, Old Sleningford, Ripon HG4 3JD, 3rd and 4th; 10th and 11th June. Opening times are 10.30 am to 5.30 pm. For more information see : www.nyos.org.uk

LFA member Hester Cox is taking part in the North Yorkshire Open Studios on 3rd/4th and 10th/11th June 2017. Her studio is at 9 Chapel Lane, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Settle, BD24 0HA and will be open from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm.


LFA member Katrina Sadrak has a solo exhibition in Gera, Germany from 9th June 2017 for one month. M1 Kunstzone Galerie Mohrenplatz 1 07548 Gera. See www.galerie-m1.de and www.kunstzone-gera.de


LFA member Neil Pittaway (NEAC RWS RE ) will be showing five works in The New English Art Club (NEAC)·Open Exhibition from 16th to·25th June 2017 at the Mall Galleries London (on the Mall near to Trafalgar Square.) For more information see :www.newenglishartclub.co.uk


LFA members Ken Beaumont (as the featured artist) and Trevor Pittaway are exhibiting in Dewsbury Arts Group summer exhibition, from 17th to 22nd June at St. Paul’s Church, Newgate, Mirefield, WH14 8DD.

The Preview is on 16th June from 7 pm to 9 pm.

LFA members Michael Atkins, Sue Atkinson, Jo Chesterman and Jack Stancombe will be taking part in the 85th Annual Exhibition of the Fylingdales Group of Artists, from 20th June to 23rd July 2017.


LFA member Neil Pittawayis exhibiting with the RWS and RE in “Shakespeare a Celebration” at William Roland Gallery, The Lutheran University, near Los Angeles, 160 Overton Ct, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, USA from June to September 2017.

The Exhibition will run alongside the University’s international Shakespeare Festival. For more information see :rollandgallery.callutheran.edu

LFA member Liz Salter is exhibiting in “Towards Abstraction” at Water Street Gallery, 25 Water Street,Todmorden, OL14 5AB from 8th June 8th to 27th August.

The Private View is on Thursday 8th June, 6 to 8 pm.


LFA member Sharron Astbury-Petit will be showing in "L'Art et l'Espace Intérieur" at the Moulin de la Filature, 36300 Le Blanc, Indre, France from 8th to 30th July 2017. The gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday, 3 pm to 7 pm..


Opening May 2017

LFA member Linda Harrison will be showing 3 pieces of work·on the Big Screen in Bradford Centenary Square, in May, daily at 12.30 pm.


LFA member Katrina Sadrak has a solo exhibition at C-view in Doncaster. The exhibition opens on 1st May at 4pm. C-view is the home of creative and digital people and enterprises in the centre of Doncaster, DN1 1AF.


LFA member Neil Pittaway will be exhibiting new etchings in the RE Original Prints 2017, Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, Friday 5th May to Saturday 3rd June at the Bankside Gallery (Next to Tate Modern), London. For further information see :- www.banksidegallery.com


LFA member Michael Atkin will be launching his limited edition book titled ‘An Alphabet of Scarborough’ at the Coast Gallery, Cloughton, near Scarborough.· The Exhibition runs from 5th May to 7th June 2017. The artist will present a talk about the book on 7th May at 3.00 p.m.


LFA member Neil Pittaway, NEAC RWS RE, will be showing work in the New English Art Club - Selected Works, at the Zillah Bell Gallery, 15 Kirkgate, Thirsk, Yorkshire, YO7 1PQ from 6th May to 3rd June 2017·(Private view 5th May 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm.) Opening times are Monday to Saturday,·10 am to 1 pm and·2 pm to 5 pm. For more information see : Zillabellgallery.co.uk


LFA members Lucy and George Hainsworth will be exhibiting with the Yorkshire Sculpture Group in the upstairs Galleries at Dean Clough, Halifax, from 6th May to 4th June 2017.

LFA members Jane Burgess, and Keith Harris, Pauline Meade and Keith Mountain will be taking part in the first Slaithwaite Art Festival on the weekend of 13th and 14th May at Slaithwaite Community Centre and Globe Arts, Bankgate, Slaithwaite, HD7 5DL.

For more information see here


LFA member Pat Willard will be taking part in “ARTISTS AROUND WETHERBY OPEN STUDIOS” during the weekends of 20th – 21st May and 27th to 29th May, open 10 am to 5 pm daily. There will be the opportunity to try silk painting with Pat. For more information see : www.artistsaroundwetherby.com

LFA member Hester Cox is exhibiting in ‘Collections’ Saturday 27 May to Sunday 16 July at Ryedale Folk Museum Gallery, Hutton-le-Hole, YO62 6UA. Phone number:·01751 417367.

This joint exhibition with Josie Beszant and Charlotte Morrison looks at collections, what, how and why we and other people collect things.· Inspiration has been taken from Ryedale Folk Museum’s objects. For more information see :-www.ryedalefolkmuseum.co.uk/art-gallery

LFA member Cath Brooke will be showing work at 15 Victoria Road, during Saltaire Arts Trail 27th to 29th May. For more information see :www.saltaireinspired.org.uk/saltaire-arts-trail

LFA member Terry Chipp has five of his “people emerging from box” paintings on display in the Spice and Ice Dining and Lounge Bar, 141 Church Way, Doncaster, DN1 2SD. The works will be on show from early May until the end of July.


LFA member Lesley Birch is showing a collection of her landscapes in the “Lifelines” exhibition from 20th May to 2nd July 2017 at Sunnybank Mills Gallery, Farsley, Leeds LS28 5UJ.

Opening April 2017

Congratulations to Debbie Loane who was elected to be an LFA Exhibiting Member at the Election meeting held on 5th March 2017.

LFA member Lesley Birch is exhibiting in “Coast”, an exhibition with The Cambridge 3 from 2nd April to 14th April 2017 at the Crypt Gallery, St Ives.

LFA member Debbie Loane is taking part in the Spring Exhibition at Gallery Number Four in St Abbs, on the north east coast just south of Edinburgh. The Exhibition opens on the 8th of April and runs until the 30th of June.

LFA member Hester Cox is exhibiting with the Printmakers Circle - a group of professional printmakers based in North Yorkshire - from 8th April to 14th May in the Gallery, Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds LS28 5UJ. The Preview and Meet the Artists is Saturday 8th April, 12 noon to 3pm. At 2 pm Hester Cox will demonstrate her special techniques of collagraph plate making and inking up, as well as making an intaglio print on an etching press.


During the last two weekends in April (22nd/23rd and 29th/30th), LFA member Lesley Birch will be showing work as part of York Open Studios in her new studio space Pica Studios, 7a Grape Lane, York.


LFA member Debbie Loane will be exhibiting in a group show ‘Emotive Landscapes’ at the Witham in Barnard Castle. The Exhibition opens on the 26th April and runs until 20th of May. There is a meet the artist event on Wednesday evening the 26th April at 5.00 pm. All the work produced for the show is monochrome and Debbie’s work focuses on the post-industrial landscape of Weardale in the north Pennines. For more information www.thewitham.org.uk


LFA members Cath Brooke, Hester Cox and Tony Ratcliffe are exhibiting their original contemporary prints at the “Printfest” in the Coronation Hall, Ulverston on 29th and 30th April 2017. The exhibition is open 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday. For more information see www.printfest.uk


Opening March 2017

LFA member Cath Brooke will be taking part in the Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair From 3rd to 5th March 2017. Opening hours are 10 am to 5 pm. The Preview is on 2nd March, 6 pm to 8 pm. For further information see:www.hepworthwakefield.org/print-fair/


LFA member Sharron Astbury-Petit is participating in “She will need her sisterhood”, an exhibition in celebration of Women's History Month, at the Brunswick Gallery, 82 North Street, Leeds LS2 7PN from 9th to 22nd March. Open daily: 11.00 - 23.30 (17.00 on 22nd).Private View: Wednesday 8th March, 17.00 - 22.00


LFA member Liz Salter is one of 3 invited artists exhibiting in the Spring Exhibition at Water Street Gallery, Todmorden. The Private View is on Thursday 9th March 6 to 8pm and the show runs until 28th May. Liz is also taking part in the Spring Exhibition at Art Wave West, in Bridport, Dorset.


LFA member Neil Pittaway has a solo exhibtion ‘IN THE SHADOW OF GIANTS’ running from 14th March to 27th June 2017 at the Alpine Club, London.

This solo exhibition will showcase paintings and drawings in and around Mont Blanc based on sketches and photographs Neil made on the Tour Du Mont Blanc circuit in 2016.·The Alpine Club, 55 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3QF, tel: 0207 613 0755, www.alpine-club.org.uk

For further information see : www.alpine-club.org.uk/ac2/news-club/283-london-exhibition-march-27-in-the-shadow-of-giants-painting-exhibition


LFA member Neil Pittaway will also be exhibiting new works on paper in the Royal Watercolour Society’s members exhibition ‘WATER, PAPER, PAINT’ at the Bankside Gallery, London from 24th March to 22nd April 2017.

For further information see : www.royalwatercoloursociety.co.uk/exhibitions/


LFA member Lesley Birch is exhibiting in a Group Show at The Masham Gallery, Thirsk from 24th March to 1st May 2017.


LFA member Trevor Pittaway is exhibiting in Dewsbury Arts Group's Spring Exhibition at Batley Art Gallery until 25 March.



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