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Current Exhibitions & Events


February 11 - May 21 

'From Moors, Coast, Dale & Beyond' Inspired By Gallery Danby

A diverse array of artistic talent from over 150 artists from across North Yorkshire will be on display in this inspiring exhibition, with those taking part also involved in the popular North Yorkshire Open Studios annual event later in the year. 

June 3, 4, 10 & 11 

North Yorkshire Open Studios 

North Yorkshire Open Studios is an annual event enabling artists and makers to open their studios, meet, promote and sell their work direct to the public over the first two weekends in June. With studios located right across the county, from the remote hills of the Upper Dales to the suburban streets of Harrogate, across the Vale of York to the rural North York Moors and Coast, visitors have the opportunity to visit unique and varied artist venues, surrounded by stunning North Yorkshire landscapes.

July 8 - 16

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair Directors Cut

A special online-only Print Drop The Director’s Cut features an extended selection of Open Call artworks that were shortlisted by our panel of industry experts at the final stage of judging.

July 21 - September 17

Ryedale Open Studios Exhibition At Dalby Forest

Ryedale artists taking part in this years open studios event will be displaying a selection of their work in the beautiful setting of Dalby Forest.

September 9, 10, 16 & 17 

Ryedale Open Studios

Ryedale Open Studios will return for it's 3rd year in 2023. Dedicated to celebrating the creativity and artistic talent of the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire and coordinated by Vault Arts Centre Community Interest Company, the event celebrates and showcases the abundant arts and crafts taking place throughout the region. Artists, makers and creators across Ryedale will open their doors for two weekends offering both an exclusive glimpse into their workplaces, and the opportunity to buy art works directly.

September 15 - November 5

'Dreams in Stone' at Masham Gallery, Masham, North Yorkshire

An exhibition of original prints and paintings by Anna Matyus and Ian Scott Massie 

December 2 & 3

North Yorkshire Open Studios  

2023 will see the first ever Winter Open Studios! Some of our artists will be taking part in our winter show held over the first weekend in December. This will be a great opportunity to find those unique gifts or drop a hint to a loved one.

Previous exhibitions & events



Art for Christmas at Nunnington Hall  Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, North Yorkshire

The Tŷ Pawb Open 2022 : Growing Together  Gallery 1 at Tŷ Pawb, Market Street, Wrexham

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair  The Fireworks Factory, Woolwich, London

Great North Art Show  Ripon Cathedral, Minster Road, Ripon

'Living with the Past' Mixed group exhibition at Cupola Contemporary Gallery, Sheffield



'In the Open'  Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton le Hole 

'Summer, Somewhere'  Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds


The Great Print Exhibition 6, Rheged Centre, Penrith, Cumbria 



The North York Moors'  Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton le Hole 



'Reimagining Sacred Spaces' with Ian Scott Massie & Stephen Guyon Bird  

at Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton le Hole 



'Everywhere Serenity'  The Rickshaw Malton


2019 - 2023  North Yorkshire Open Studios 

2021 & 2022  Ryedale Open Studios


2022              Ironbridge Fine Arts Award, Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair


2010 – 2011    The University Of Nottingham, Postgraduate Certificate in Education International 
1996 – 1999  Staffordshire University School of Art & Design, BA (Hons) Surface Pattern Design
1994 – 1996  Herefordshire College of Art and Design, BTEC Advanced GNVQ Art & Design

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