Welcome to Leeds Fine Artists
Leeds Fine Artists (LFA) is an association of artists from across Yorkshire. It was established in 1874, which makes it one of the oldest regional arts bodies in the UK. From its beginnings in Leeds it has spread throughout Yorkshire and is now one of the most prestigious arts organisations in the North of England. LFA is proud of the high standard of work produced by its members. The association currently has over fifty exhibiting members working in two and three dimensions in a wide variety of media.
Leeds Fine Artists seeks to encourage and promote art and artists throughout Yorkshire. As well as an annual exhibition, held in the Crossley Gallery at Dean Clough in Halifax, other exhibitions are organised across the region each year, bringing together the wide range of styles and approaches of LFA’s exhibiting members. In addition to group exhibitions, many LFA artists exhibit individually, both locally and internationally as well as promoting excellence in the visual arts through education.
Applications to join LFA are welcomed from fine artists practising in all areas of the visual and applied arts. Exhibiting Membership is by election, decided by a·panel of current members.·They·look for a high standard in applicants’ work,·including·its quality, content and consistency as well as a professional approach to exhibiting.
Election of new Exhibiting Members: 9 March 2024
Leeds Fine Artists will be holding an election of new members on Saturday 9 March. To register your interest please send a message via the Contact page on this site.
Purchasing members’ works
Please get in touch with each artist directly using the contact details on their gallery page.
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For information about LFA members’ participation in exhibitions please see the Members News Page on this website.
In 2024, LFA will be celebrating its 150th anniversary and more news about this will appear on the website.
LFA News and Events
150th Anniversary Exhibition
The preview of the 150th Anniversary Exhibition at Crossley Gallery, was very well attended. The group show, is both strong and diverse, and reflects the wealth of talent and breadth of disciplines represented in the LFA membership.