Our extensive stock of original paintings combines the work of the very best local artists with work from many other parts of Britain and overseas.
Approximately 20 artists supply us on a regular basis, some of these artists are exclusive to Whitby Galleries.
Our artists are listed below. Please click on any image to see a range of paintings by that artist, including some, but by no means all of our current stock, details of which can be emailed upon request.
Please click on an image or artist name below to view their paintings in more detail:
Ben is a self-taught artist but learned a great deal from his artist mother. In 2003, following a career as a behavioural therapist, he turned a lifelong hobby into a flourishing career. His work with children with autism taught him to communicate in a very direct, simplistic language and this is translated in his painting style
Jeff showed a natural talent for drawing at an early age, completing art school training before moving into advertising. For many years he ran his own art and design business, becoming a freelance illustrator and specialist architectural illustrator with many national and international accounts.
Catherine was born in North Yorkshire and began painting at an early age. Her love of watercolour developed rapidly and, after a successful career in stained glass design, she made the decision to paint professionally.
As a child Jonathan always loved to paint and stood in awe of his father, a professional artist. He always felt he was destined to follow in his father’s footsteps, but after leaving school found himself working in a variety of jobs, finally finding a creative position as an interior designer.
Rob Wilson was born in Co Durham in 1947. He was a keen painter at school and had his first exhibition when he was only 15 years old. In prior days he used mainly poster and oil paints as these were the easiest paints to get hold of.
Lisa-Marie Robinson was born in the North-East of England in 1979. Having always had a passion for nature as well as art, she felt it only natural to combine the two and, after conventional schooling, studied Natural History Illustration and gained a BA (hons) Degree in Design and Illustration.
Graham Colthorpe was born in Leeds in 1953. He had no idea which career path to follow until he walked into Leeds City Art Gallery for the first time. It was then he knew that he wanted to become an artist.
Lydia Streets completed an HND in graphic design and illustration, graduating in 2001. Her passion for fine art has been a constant; she comes from a family of artists who give her advice and inspiration.
David was born in 1944 and lives with his wife in the South-West of England. He has two grown-up children. He paints mainly with a palette knife, continuing in the tradition and style of his late father, George, who for 30 years painted in his studio in Somerset.
Linda Golding first began painting in her early twenties and has painted relentlessly ever since. She works mainly in acrylic paint but also experiments with acrylic ink which she finds vibrant and exciting.
Anne Fryers studied at Manchester College of Art and Design from 1965 to 1970, graduated in 1969 with Dip. A.D. (Textile Design) and gained the Certificate in Education in 1970. She then taught Art for 3 years at the Adelphi Girls Grammar School, Salford.
Jack Duffill was born in 1940 in Bradford in the West Riding of Yorkshire. After conventional schooling, he attended the Regional College of Arts and Crafts in Bradford where he was introduced to Art, Design, Pottery and Metalwork.
Claire Baxter was born in Harrogate in 1978 and, as a child, was never happier than with a pack of crayons and a colouring book. Throughout school she enjoyed success in Art, progressing via GCSE and ‘A’ level to a BTEC Art and Design course at Harrogate College.
Kevin Palmer was a sign writer during his working life, painting pictorial signs for Vaux Breweries and shop facias. Now retired, he has time to concentrate on painting and is a member of Cleveland Arts Society.
Geoff and Anne-Marie met at polytechnic and have a shared love of art. They share a passion for Whitby and love walking along the beaches with their dog, The pebbles and glassware they see on the beach have inspired them to create their pieces of art
Rozanne Bell was born in 1962 in Zimbabwe where she lived for 40 years. A self-taught artist, her work has been exhibited all over Southern Africa. Looking to expand her horizons she sought to create wider appeal.
John is based in the West Midlands. He is a self-taught artist who paints in his spare time around his job for the local council. Watercolour painting is his passion and he loves to meet people who appreciate his art.
Debra studied graphics and illustration at Lincoln College of Art and worked in the art department of Sheffield Newspapers until beginning to paint as a career when she started her family. She is inspired by nature and, since moving to Whitby in 2007, she is constantly inspired by the North Yorkshire coast and moorland.
Alex Kerr was born in Manchester in 1985 and is a full-time artist living and working in Cumbria close to the beautiful Lake District. He studied Fine Art at University and has been painting professionally since 2011.
Ruby Keller is the pseudonym for the artist Peter Worswick. Peter is regarded as one of the most collectable artists in the UK. This award winning artist has exhibited throughout the UK, including Kensington Palace in London.