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Art

Acclaimed butterfly drawings feature in new exhibition

Acclaimed butterfly drawings feature in new exhibition

SHOJO MANGA: work by Yukiko Kai covers a range of themes from science fiction fantasy through to romantic tales

Manga show starts countdown to comic festival

Jane Exley working on one of her pieces

Designer, artist and rug-maker Jane Exley holds exhibition in the Langdale Valley

PATRON: Ruth Goodman of TV's Victorian Farm fame.

Mill fuses ancient and modern

FOCUSED: artist David Penn working in his Artspace26a studio/gallery

David's on the C-Arts trail

LEADING LIGHT: highly thought of Kendal artist Jill Pemberton

View from behind Green Door

GREAT ART: left to right, Rachel Gibson and Marion Bradley, who are both exhibiting in this year's Lake Artists Society exhibition at Grasmere

Lakes exhibition is visual feast

LAND AND SEA: artist Will Wood capturing in paint the dramatic surroundings of Walney Island

Artwork celebrates special anniversary

BEST IN SHOW: Sedbergh artist Gordon Young with his oil on canvas painting Woodland Oasis, which landed him the Robin Lowry Trophy.

Woodland painting puts Gordon centre stage

Kendal artist in frame for Ripon art show

THROUGH THE LENS: pictured with some of the winning works, exhibition curator Hayley Skipper.

Award-winning pictures at Grizedale

INNOVATIVE: Conrad Atkinson's portrait of Melvyn Bragg is on show at Kendal's Abbot Hall Art Gallery.

Portrait of a lord

MYSTERIOUS: Stefan Orlowski's Every Light over the Duddon Vale on show as part of his Fire and Firmament: New British Landscape exhibition, which is running at the Brewery Arts Centre.

Stefan explores bold new world of landscapes

FRAMED: photographer Colin Reynolds and printmaker Jamie Barnes both have exhibitions running at Sedbergh's Farfield Mill.

Artists share exhibition spotlight

The Bardsea Art Group has joined forces with the Ulverston Society of Artists to create a joint Summer Exhibition showcasing artwork in soft pastels. One of the works for sale is 'A Park in Pastel' signed by the late Christopher Assheton-Stones, one of th

‘Soft pastels’ summer show

IN THE FRAME: Windermere Art Society returns to Ladyholme Community Centre for its much awaited annual exhibition

Society stages annual exhibition

FINE ARTWORK: Christopher Assheton-Stones A Park in Pastel

Exhibition features work by renowned pastellist

IN THE FRAME: Catherine MacDiarmid's oil painting Personal Space: Surround.

Big names in region's art world gather for exhibition

MOONLIT: Queen of the Resplendent Blue, by Daniel Cooper

Two new exhibitions capture the drama of landscape and weather

WOOL CLIP: One of the pieces on display at the Upfront Gallery's summer show

Wool inspires summer show at Upfront Gallery

CHIN WAG: By Cally Lawson

Green Door artist Cally's first solo show opens at Low Sizergh Barn

Sheila King and Lucy Bagot who will be featured in Kendal Art Society's forthcoming art exhibition. (30721615)

Artists Lucy and Sheila to display their works at ever-popular Kendal Art Society show

CHANGING LIGHT: artist Lynn Bates oil painting Northern Fells

Artwork brings outdoor feel to theatre

SMILE: Where's George by Angie Flynn

Artists 'in the pink'

DALEMAIN, near Penrith, a wonderful historic mansion which is staging an Faces of Ullswater - an exhibition that celebrates the people of the Ullswater valley born between 1918-1939.

Exhibition puts local people in the picture

BIGGEST YET: upholsterers Audrey Mason and Tracey March, painter Tracy Levine, Draw and Explore coordinator Brenda Garsden and photographer James Park, just some of the many artists exhibiting in the 2015 Silverdale and Arnside Art and Craft Trail.

Arts trail has gone from strength to strength

MAN OF STONE: sculptor Danny Clahane chiselling away at Spring, which is bound for the Heaton Cooper Studio garden at Grasmere.

Chiselling his way to success

SOLO: artist Annie Coxey's Slipping and Glimpsing is on show until July 11 at Kendal Museum

Annie's vibrant feast of abstracts

Art society announces exhibition prizes

Art and crafts showcase puts butterflies in frame

Art and crafts showcase puts butterflies in frame

EXHIBITION PIECE: Maggie Hargreaves' Boy Placed Beside Tree Swing

Brewery exhibition focuses on emerging artists

Exhibition celebrates Scottish meadow

WINNER: Sarah Tew of Cockermouth with her Eden Arts Cumbrian Artist of the Year award

Emerging talent shines at art awards

PRIZEWINNING: Brenda Bainbridge's Honesty seed heads

Prizewinning art features in exhibition

INSPIRED: artist Sean McCann whose From Mountain to Sea exhibition is running at Brantwood's Severn Studio

Magical landscapes captured in oils

CELEBRATED: Ophelia Gordon Bell at work (picture courtesy of the Heaton Cooper family collection)

Exhibition celebrates the work of renowned sculptor

Art gallery's late night feast

Art gallery's late night feast

SPECTACULAR: Helen Isaac's Scotland photograph, one of the works in Kendal Arts Community's next exhibition Rise, which opens on Sunday evening, May 17 (6.30pm), at Ruskin’s cafe and bar in Smokehouse Yard, Stricklandgate.

Arts collective rises to the occasion

AMBITIOUS: Eden Arts director Adrian Lochhead

A man who really loves his job

INSIDE OUTSIDE: artist Tim Leeson's new exhibition at Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre features some of his best work to date.

Tim's best work yet

STRIKING LIKENESS: Hideyuki Sobue with his diptych of William Wordsworth and Daffodils which is part of the Japanese artist's new exhibition of work at Rydal Mount.

Wordsworth as never seen before

New show shines light on gifted sculptor

SATIRICAL: Woodward's Drilling Recruits on show at the Wordsworth Trust as part of the Wordsworth, War and Waterloo exhibition.

Trust exhibition shows poet in different light

CONTRAST: how Steve Messam's temporary PaperBridge installation might look.

Paper art builds cultural bridge

Prizewinning artist Kate Bentley

Prizewinning Kate prefers the outdoors

EYE CATCHING: Abbot Hall Art Gallery's learning and engagement officer Anne-Marie Quinn with some of the work created by Kendal College students for the Face Forward project.

Inventive students give extra dimension to exhibition

DIVERSE: Chris Crofts' Screen on show in Blue Tarn's Through A Window running in Farfield's Dover Gallery.

Farfield is top of textile tree

One of Derek Setford's finely observed pieces of artwork

Gallery exhibition takes a 'close look'

Artists stage open studios event

NEW WORK: Arriving Where We Started is painter Tina Balmer's (pictured) latest exhibition running at Brantwood's Severn Studio.

Tina's back where she started

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