About village gallery
We sell a great selection of antique, less-old and new art, craft, ceramics, glass, jewellery,
sculpture and silver, including Lalique, Royal Crown Derby, Royal Worcester and Scottish Silver.
We regularly showcase the work of contemporary artists including Edward Waites,
Rebecca Mason, Malcolm Ludvigsen, Narissa Mather and Ralph Shuttleworth. The gallery also
hosts selling exhibitions of art – both 2D and 3D - by local artists. These run back-to-back, each
lasting for around six weeks.
Current selling exhibition
York-based Allen Humphries:
Born in Newcastle, the son of a miner, Allen was brought up in Easington Colliery in County
Durham, but has now lived for many years in York. Allen studied art in West Hartlepool College of
Art, and then went on to study Education and Main Course Art at Northumberland College of
Education, where he qualified with a Certificate in Education and Art.
Allen pursued a career in primary schools, eventually becoming Head teacher of Welburn County
Primary school near York, until he retired in 2003. Since retirement Allen has had more time to
rediscover his enjoyment of paint and pastel.
Allen paints predominantly in two very different styles … scenes and views of York in watercolour,
and fairly abstract views of castles on the Northumbrian coast in pastel.
In addition to the originals in the exhibition, there are many cards and limited edition prints of the
This is Allen’s first ever solo exhibition.
Next selling exhibition
Our next exhibition will feature the semi-abstract landscape work of York artist
Susan (Lottie) Holliday. If you would like tickets to the preview of Susan’s exhibition on Tuesday
28th August, when Susan will be on hand to talk about her work, please drop us an email at
email@example.com. The exhibition will run for six weeks starting on Tuesday 28th
We have just started stocking the work of self-taught jewellery designer/maker and sculptor
Paul Allinson, and have some of his great bold statement pieces in store. But we can go further, as
we can get bespoke jewellery designed and made to your specification and budget - do drop in
and have a chat.
village gallery is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10am until 5pm.
To browse through our stock, please visit our sister site at https://www.village-on-the-web.com.
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