Chance to step inside art space

Adam King who has his studio on Belmont Road, Scarborough
Adam King who has his studio on Belmont Road, Scarborough

More than 130 artists across North Yorkshire, including those in Scarborough and nearby towns and villages, are opening their work spaces.

Twenty-six local artists are taking part in this year’s Open Studios event and artwork ranges from pottery and painting to jewellery, textiles and glass.

At St James’s Community Arts Centre visitors can discover contemporary ceramics by Iona Calvert and Katie Braida, as well as paintings by Wendy Tate. Visit Adam King’s flat in Belmont Road to see his colourful prints and paintings, and meet jeweller Emma Gale and textile artist Sallie Temple at the Eat Me – Space in Hanover Road.

Explore a range of studios at Crescent Arts: Dawn Brooks (drawings), Jade Montserrat (prints/drawings), Susan Slann (paintings) and Karen Thompson (ceramics) and also at nearby Woodend Creative Space: Samantha Birch (jewellery), Sally Gatie (paintings) and Lindsey Tyson (textiles). At Lebberston Shirley Vauvelle makes unique sculptures and wall-hung pieces using driftwood and ceramic creatures, birds and flowers

Studios are open across two weekends: this Saturday and Sunday and Saturday and Sunday June 16 to 17.