Talents of local artists on show at arts centre

The East Riding Artists (ERA) group is holding its annual Open Exhibition at Pocklington Arts Centre until Friday, October 29.

Monday, 4th October 2021, 4:30 pm
Sue Giles, Lyn Grant, Peter Winterton, Pocklington Mayor Councillor Richard Bryon and Mary Burton at the exhibition.

An open exhibition means that there is no theme so the subjects covered by the artists are extensive – anything from landscapes to portraits and everything in between.

The media and genre chosen by the artists is very varied – ranging from classical paintings in oils to more abstract work in pen and ink. More than 40 artists are displaying their work at the exhibition.

Although paintings form the majority of the works exhibited, there are also work by ceramicists, jewellers and sculptors on show.

Pocklington has a hub of artists in the immediate area and their work is well represented in the exhibition.

Lyn and Gerry Grant and Shirley Davis Dew from Fangfoss, Sue Giles from Allerthorpe, June Hammond,Mary Burton, Peter Winterton, Ingrid Barton, Noreen Thorp, and Donna Makay from Pocklington and Mo Burrows from Wilberfoss are all featured.

Larry Malkin, chair of the ERA, said: “It is lovely to be able to put work on show from such a talented group of people.

“Covid-19 forced us to cancel many of our exhibitions and events. We are so pleased to be showcasing our work again and meeting up with other artists.”

The exhibition is at the Pocklington Arts Centre until Friday, October 29.

Opening times are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11am to 3pm, and Saturday 9.30am to 1pm. Entry to the exhibition is free.