Open studios show off best in region

Shirley Vauvelle
Shirley Vauvelle

East Yorkshire Open Studios is a diverse annual showcase of the region’s best talent in the visual arts.

Artists and galleries will open their doors to visitors over two weekends, offering insight into their working practices, original art for sale or commission. Those taking part are:

Jan Jones, mixed Media, Lammas House, The Archway, Market Weighton

Sue Deighton, painting, mixed media, Tambies View, Town Street, Shiptonthorpe - I love travel - India and Africa are my favourite countries, and my speciality is wildlife.

Amanda Roseveare, acrylic, oil, Park Gate Cottage, Nunburnholme, Pocklington- Vibrant, expressive paintings

ART and ROSE Gallery, 69 Market Street, Pocklington -

Painting, print making, pottery, jewellery, glass, bronze and wood turning.

Avril Cheetham, fine metals, enamelling, 56 Garths End, Pocklington -Silver, gold and enamelled jewellery, silver objects and enamelled copper wall pieces.

Penny De Corte, ceramics, 56 Garths End, Pocklington

Jill Ford, porcelain, 56 Garths End, Pocklington - Giftware perfect for displaying flowers, candles and food.

Shirley Davis Dew, watercolour, acrylic, pastel, Rocking House, Rocking Horse Yard, Fangfoss -She enjoys painting landscapes and is always trying to capture light and mood,

Mo Burrows, jewellery, 1 Woldview Road, Wilberfoss -Uses silver, copper, bronze, wirework, semi-precious stones, acrylics and beading

Carol Wainwright, ceramics, textiles, Currantberry Hall Farm, Hull Road, Wilberfoss

Roundabout 1079 Group various, Village Hall, Seaton Ross -A group of artisqts who live and work locally.

Rosemary Abrahams. mixed media, Studio Gallery, 15 Trafalgar Crescent, Bridlington -I am intrigued by the way paint affects the surface, which I then enhance with metals, varnishes, pearlescents and acrylics.

Jenny Morten, ceramics, 110 St. John’s Avenue, Bridlington -My ceramics are wheel thrown and altered or hand built by coiling.

Lauren Cherice Designs, 125 St Johns Avenue, Bridlington - Specialises in traditionally screen printed designs on tote bags, fabrics and accessories.

Penny McLean, oil, The Saddlers, Church Street, Kilham, Driffield -Penny’s style shows the strong influence of the Scottish Painters’ love of vivid colour, texture and expressive brushwork.

Denise Hayhurst, ceramics, Glencoe Cottage, Church Street, Kilham, Driffield -I really enjoy having people around when I am working.

Shirley Vauvelle Ceramics, mixed media, 14 Millside, Kilham, Driffield -Quirky sculpture and wall-hung work, hand built in earthenware and assembled with drift
wood and other recycled finds.

Corinne Young, textiles, 14 Millside, Kilham, Driffield -I am a textile artist specialising in machine embroidery, using the natural world as inspiration.

Jane Humphry, watercolour, Village Hall, Church Street, Kilham, Driffield -I now specialise in watercolour and will be illustrating my teaching methods and displaying my students’ work.

Rob Gobel, mixed media, 44 Chantry Meadows, Kilham, Driffield -Inspired landscapes,seascapes, vibrant interpretations of East Yorkshire and wider horizons.

Diann Atkin, mixed media, Church Farm, Cowlam, Driffield -As a farmer/shepherdess my practice has permeated towards the use of wool, incorporated into freeform 3D structures and wall hangings made from crochet.

Helga Princz, photography, 21 King’s Mill Road, Driffield - The Wolds’ tranquil and often empty landscapes never cease to captivate me.

Joan Hudson, mixed media, Queensmead, Foston on the Wolds, Driffield

I create decorative tiles, cards, mixed media pieces.

Tim Smith, oil, watercolour, gouache, acrylic, 3 Back Lane, Skerne, Driffield -Nature, humanity, textures, patterns, letter forms and cultural motifs all jostle for space and recognition in the world Smith sees before him.

Loraine Walker, acrylic, 23 Howl Lane, Hutton -I love bright and vibrant colours. My work represents beautiful natural forms and man-made shapes in a semi-abstract way.

Gallery on the Wolds, various, Wolds Village, Bainton, Driffield -Exhibitions change every six weeks and vary in styles and mediums.

Nick Coley Glass, metal, mixed media, Gallery on the Wolds, Wolds Village, Bainton, Driffield -My current work is concentrated on the landscape of the Yorkshire Wolds.

Robin Horspool, oil, gouache, mixed media, The Old Chapel, North Dalton, Driffield