Summer has finally arrived, bringing with it exciting news and an exceptional collection of new fine art. David Sawyer’s newest painting brings us joyfully into the season, its carefully composed symphony of brushstrokes exquisitely brought together into nothing short of perfect harmony. The contrast of rigid architectural details with lush greenery and a hazy skyline perfectly convey the charming, relaxed mood that comes with languid afternoons in the French countryside.
With great excitement and pleasure, this month the gallery will be opening its second annual Clare Haley exhibition, ‘Clare Haley: Light of Yorkshire’. The exhibition showcases an exclusive collection of Clare’s work that magnificently articulates the raw, dramatic beauty of landscape and light. The exhibition will open on Friday the 28th of July and run until Sunday, the 23rd of August; but if last year’s exhibition is anything to go on, an early viewing is strongly advised to avoid disappointment. Preview catalogues will also be available upon request, so please do register your interest with a member of gallery staff if you would like to receive this exclusive preview.
This month the gallery would also like to extend a warm welcome to Yorkshire equestrian artist Stuart Herod. With a disciplined approach and a longstanding passion for horse racing, equestrian artist Stuart Herod painstakingly creates detailed, invigorating paintings of some of the world’s finest racehorses. An artist of comprehensive accomplishment, Stuart also enjoys painting a wide range of wildlife. You can read Stuart’s full biography and see his available work here.
In addition to Stuart’s work, this month the gallery also received a large selection of work from some of the gallery’s most popular artists, including Edward Hersey, Carl Whitfield, Gordon Lees, Terry Evans, Sean Durkin, Stephen Hawkins, Richard Telford, Andrew Grant Kurtis, Alan Smith, Suzie Emery, Stephen Park, Jay Nottingham and David Sawyer, RBA. The gallery is furthermore expecting to receive new work by Michael James Smith and of course, Clare Haley, as we prepare to open her upcoming exhibition. Be sure to check our Recently Acquired page to view the new collection, as well as to secure a first look at any new work to arrive throughout the month.
We wish you the best, and look forward to welcoming you to our galleries soon.
The Directors at York Fine Arts
Renowned for his style and attention to the detail of the British countryside, Edward Hersey has forged a strong loyal international following. His application of mood and lighting has made him one of the most highly sought after traditional painters of his generation.
A selection of original paintings by Edward Hersey are available for purchase.
With a disciplined approach and a longstanding passion for horse racing, equestrian artist Stuart Herod painstakingly creates detailed, invigorating paintings of some of the world’s finest racehorses.
Four original paintings by Stuart Herod are available for purchase.
Carl Whitfield is a true champion of hyperrealist wildlife art. Completely self-taught, Carl demonstrates a remarkably innate talent for capturing the natural world with unparalleled detail and ingenuity. His love of wildlife and the great outdoors is spectacularly translated into magnificent works of art that echo nature's own beauty and quality.
Two original paintings by Carl Whitfield are available for purchase.
A qualified engineer by profession, Alan Smith is a self-taught artist. Alan continues to adapt and evolve as an artist, making each of his paintings a unique marker of his artistic development.
Five original paintings by Alan Smith are available for purchase.