Second helpings of the wonderful watercolours of Swaledale by Paul Talbot-Greaves, due to land at The Old School Muker soon. Watch this space!Continue reading “Paul Talbot-Greaves – Second Helpings”
It was lovely to see John and Gaynor yesterday, and even better that John left behind five new superb paintings in his trademark line and watercolour style, each depicting scenes of Upper Swaledale within walking distance of our gallery in Muker … and one of Grassington for lovers of Wharfedale!Continue reading “New Line & Watercolour by John Harrison”
James is one of the best loved artists at The Old School Muker and so it’s wonderful to be able to show four more of his original oil paintings, faithfully depicting the landscape that surrounds our gallery.Continue reading “New Arrivals, James Wheeler”
The Old School Muker is thrilled to welcome the paintings of Paul Talbot-Greaves. Paul is an exceptional artist and over the last few months he’s produced a wonderful series of watercolours depicting the iconic Swaledale countryside that surrounds our gallery in Muker.Continue reading “The Old School Welcomes; Paul Talbot-Greaves”
Our relaxed, self-service café offers delicious cake and coffee, and with its private, walled garden provides a place to unwind and soak up the views of Kisdon, Buttertubs and the surrounding fells, in the company of sculptures by Michael Kusz and Adrian Wood.
… and it’s a place where we might have the odd gathering or two.
The Art Gallery showcases some of the regions best artists and print makers, with a wonderfully diverse mix of styles and mediums, but all somehow reflecting our stunning surroundings in Upper Swaledale.
Artists and print makers currently represented include: Jill Ray, Rebecca Vincent, Jacquie Denby, Morna Rhys, Hester Cox, Glenys Garnett, Janis Goodman, Rachel McNaughton, John Harrison and Peter Brook, not forgetting the photographs of gallery owner Richard Walls.
The gallery also houses wonderful ceramics, sculptures and glassware, from makers such as Thomas Petit, Lisa Katzenstein, Stef Ottevanger, Robin Fox and Alistair Brookes.
it’s the start of a new season at The Old School Muker and is wonderful to have six new, original oils by the wonderful Sue Nichol to kick it off.Continue reading “New Work by Sue Nichol”
In 2020 Richard will be offering 1 to 1 landscape photography workshops, aimed at those who enjoy taking photographs and who would like to improve their photography skills and take control over the creative process.Continue reading “2020 Photography Workshops in Upper Swaledale”
The Hartlake Gallery is our upstairs exhibition space. Its high ceilings and low windows combine to provide acres of wall space and with it the ability to hang larger pieces of work. Currently on display in The Hartlake we have some stunning original work from: Pier’s Browne, Sheryl Roberts, James Wheeler and Sue Nichol to name just a few …Continue reading “The Hartlake Gallery”
The Craft Centre at the Old School Muker is a haven for lovers of hand-made, unique, crafts, bringing together the work of over forty of Yorkshire and the UK’s best artisans, whether it’s ceramics, glassware or Jewellery.Continue reading “The Old School Muker Craft Centre”
The Old School Muker is proud to showcase the superb etchings of Morna RhysContinue reading “Featured Artist: Morna Rhys”
The Old School Muker is very proud to present a solo show by Yorkshire Artist Sue Nichol, running from Friday 30th August until 30th September.Continue reading “Fell, Stone & Sky, Sue Nichol”
We awoke this morning to find four stunning hares in our garden at the Old School Muker, care of local sculptor and artist Stef Ottevanger.Continue reading “New arrivals from Stef Ottevanger”
The exhibition catalogues for Sue Nichol’s solo exhibition, Fell, Stone & Sky, have just arrived at The Old School Muker. The catalogue previews each painting in the exhibition and provides details and prices of the work.Continue reading “Sue Nichol, Fell, Stone & Sky Exhibition Catalogue”
At the Old School Muker we have lots of “wow” moments as we open up boxes and unwrap pictures, but when Yorkshire based artist Sarah Du Feu delivered her screen prints it was a double WOW! Stunningly conceived and executed, and set in beautifully made bespoke solid-oak frames, these prints are true centrepieces to any home or office space. I couldn’t resist photographing them before they were hung on the wall!Continue reading “Featured Artist, Sarah Du Feu”
Since the last of Sheryl Roberts’s dramatic, atmospheric oil paintings sold a few weeks ago now, we’ve had a rather large gap on our walls … but that gaps now filled with wonderful scenes of Yorkshire Dale fells under moody, magnificent skies.Continue reading “Yorkshire Fells under Dramatic Skies, Sheryl Roberts”
Ingleton artist Peter Bolton has been showing his work at The Old School Muker for more years than we can remember, and it’s wonderful to once again have his work in the gallery, and especially of scenes set close to our village of Muker.Continue reading “Peter Bolton”
We’re delighted that John stopped by with three original paintings of the Muker wild flower meadows in full bloom, in John’s distinctive pen and watercolour style.Continue reading “Muker Meadows by John Harrison”
The Old School Muker is pleased to be showcasing the botanical and floral ceramics of Lisa Katzenstein. Each piece is hand painted in tin-glazed earthenware. Each piece is as unique as the plants they depict.
Every year the Beamish Reliability winds its way through Muker, before the test of Buttertubs, then make a return to the village a few hours later via Oxnop. This year I waited in the drizzle and was rewarded by the sight and sound of some wonderful classic cars and motorcycles, with the dramatic backdrop of Upper Swaledale. As ever I had the camera and so some photos follow. Click through the galleries for bigger pictures.Continue reading “The Beamish Reliability Trial 2019”