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Posts in ‘Yorkshire Artists’

Meet the owner of The Artist’s Retreat in Moulton

28 November, 2018

The Artist’s Retreat is a very fitting name for owner Colleen Vaux’s latest holiday cottage in Moulton. Colleen has loved painting pictures from the age of 3 and after a career spanning advertising agencies and financial services she has returned to her first love – art. Colleen’s husband is originally from the village of Moulton […]


Yorkshire Artists – Richard O’Neill

22 June, 2018

Bradford-born digital artist Richard O’Neill specialises in hand-drawn contemporary travel landscapes. Much of his work is inspired by Yorkshire and his images range from the beauty of the Yorkshire Coast to the stunning landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales. Here at Gorgeous Cottages we absolutely love the vibrancy of Richard’s images. They manage to perfectly capture […]


Yorkshire Artists – Lucy Pittaway

20 May, 2016

Lucy Pittaway is a Yorkshire-based artist who specialises in bright and colourful paintings of the local landscape and animals. She was was also recently chosen as the official artist of the Tour De Yorkshire race. We’ve show-cased some of her gorgeous work below… Yorkshire Artists – Lucy Pittaway Sky High Spectators Hills, Dales & Woolly […]


Yorkshire Artists – Sarah Harris

28 April, 2016

We love love love Sarah Harris’ prints of iconic Yorkshire locations and landmarks. Take a look and see how many places you recognise! Sarah Harris graduated in 2005 with a BA (Hons) in Fashion Design and spent her career working in Design, Marketing and Buying. She rediscovered her love of drawing in 2011 after an evening course at Leeds College […]


Yorkshire Artists – Kitty North

28 November, 2015

Kitty North has lived and worked in Yorkshire for 25 years. Kitty is a painter of landscapes and peoples with an extraordinary ability for revealing the pulse and spirituality of her subjects. Often taking inspiration from the Yorkshire Dales landscape, you’ll find some of her work in our luxury cottages Higher Scarcliffe & Yellison. We’re […]


Images of Yorkshire – Chris Lazenby

30 July, 2015

This week we’re showcasing the work of talented local artist Chris Lazenby of Lazenby Visuals. Chris has a background in graphic design and architecture and still works in both of those areas from his studio in Helmsley. Yorkshire born and bred, Chris grew up near the market town of Pocklington in the Yorkshire Wolds and now […]


Meet Yorkshire Artist Stuart Brocklehurst

28 April, 2015

Stuart Brocklehurst is a Printmaker from Brighouse in the Calder valley in the West Riding of Yorkshire. As an artist printmaker he makes original limited edition prints, many of which are inspired by the landscapes of Yorkshire…. Yorkshire Artist Stuart Brocklehurst “Much of my work is based on places I know well and visit often, the […]


Meet Yorkshire Artist Sue Dewhurst

9 December, 2014

Born in Blackburn, Lancashire in 1969, Sue completed her artistic training in the early 1990’s. Then came the wilderness years with many adventures stretching from Preston to  Peru. In 2010 Sue established ‘The Pop-Up Gallery CIC’ – a travelling gallery bringing affordable Art, interesting artists, workshops and more to unusual venues around the Dales and Catterick […]


Meet Yorkshire Artist James McGairy

19 June, 2014

James McGairy has been working as an artist in Guisborough, on the northern edge of the North York Moors, since 1991.  James has used paint in response to this region’s visual splendour, creating paintings that celebrate  our landscape.  There is a certain northern light that is very subtle, and James strives to convey this feeling […]


Meet Yorkshire artist Hazel Chatwin

13 May, 2014

Yorkshire artist Hazel Chatwin was born in Rishworth near Ripponden in West Yorkshire. She grew up being surrounded and heavily influenced by the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, the dramatic moorland and of course the weather. Hazel studied Fine Art at Leed University and qualified as an art teacher in 2010.  Her stunning abstract landscape paintings are […]