Cumbrian Artists and Galleries

C-Art includes artists and galleries across Cumbria in a year long membership scheme. Please contact the artists directly with any questions about their artworks.

Many C-Art Members also take part in our Open Studios, part of C-Art Festival, between 8-17th September.

Spencer Sharpely

Chatsworth,Park Road, Scotby, Carlisle CA4 8AT, United Kingdom

Friday 8th - Sunday 17th 10am-3pm


Ceramics, Painting, Sculpture, Furnature, Wood

I am a stonemason by trade, however following my diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis and the worsening of my condition I had to eventually fold my business and down tools.Read more…

Frances Winder Art

8 Oxenholme Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7NJ, United Kingdom

Friday 15th - Sun 17th September 10am - 5pm

South Lakeland

Ceramics, Painting, Printmaking

Paintings, prints and ceramics and an interesting garden to look around.Read more…

Fiona Reeves

Bowmanstead Studio, Bowmanstead, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8HB

South Lakeland

Drawing, Painting

My paintings and illustrations are born from my passion for nature and the beautiful patterns observed from the English countryside. I love working in pen and ink and watercolour, as well as oils. I sell originals, prints and cards.Read more…

Margaret Wilmot

St Marys Vicarage, Ambleside Road, Windermere, United Kingdom

South Lakeland


Trees are a recurring theme in my work at the moment – there are some beautiful woodlands and forests throughout Cumbria. Thirlmere is a favourite spot with its stately Scots Pine and Larches against the backdrop of Helvellyn.Read more…

Hamish McLain

38 Windebrowe Avenue, Keswick CA12 4JA, United Kingdom



My practice explores the intersection between drawing and painting, investigating how a graphical sensibility can interact within the world of abstraction. Capturing a sense of life and energy in the interaction between marks and shapes is a vital part of my painting practice.Read more…

Phil Morsman

St Michaels, Mill Hill, Bongate, Appleby-in-Westmorland, CA16 6UP, United Kingdom

11am - 4pm each day


Painting, Printmaking

For me painting is an act of meditation. Whether the image arrives spontaneously or as a result of a long struggle – it is about creating an object that has its own life in the world and can become a subject of meditation for others.Read more…

William Plumptre

Pool Bank Witherslack Grange over Sands Cumbria LA11 6SB

Friday 8th - Sunday 10th September 10am - 5pm, Friday 16th & Sat 17th September 10am - 5pm

South Lakeland


Over the last three decades William Plumptre has built a reputation as one of the outstanding English potters.Read more…

Cumbria’s Top 50 Trees

Nunwick Old Hall, Great Salkeld, Penrith, CA11 9LN, United Kingdom

Friday 15th - Sunday 17th 10am-5pm


Installation, Photography, Wood

Cumbria’s Top 50 Trees is a Heritage Lottery Fund project that celebrates powerful and moving personal human stories behind a diverse selection of trees within the county. They inspire people to battle illness, fire the imagination of children and evoke memories of loved ones now gone.Read more…

Alex Jakob-Whitworth

Mrs Millers, Hazeldene Garden Centre, Culgaith, Penrith, CA10 1QF


Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking

Living here, “far from the madding crowd” pushes me to explore our response to our sculptural  land through paint and mixed media. Some places fascinate me – I keep trying to make paintings about the same place in its different moods  and colours.Read more…

Rosie Galloway-Smith

Rickerby Buildings, Currock Rd, Carlisle CA2 4AU, United Kingdom

Open 10 to 5, 15th to 17th Sept


Drawing, Painting, Photography

My paintings are concerned with expressing complex states of mind through visual metaphor. My work often focusses on the human head as the locality of these complexes and I explore how positioning and forcing interactions between 2D and 3D elements creates new meaning and subtle insinuation.Read more…

Marjorie Park

Netherwells Farm, Helsington, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 8AF, United Kingdom

South Lakeland

Mixed Media

Marjorie’s studio is just off the A591 north of Sizergh CastleRead more…

Jo Vincent

Unit 18, The Factory, Aynam Road, Kendal, United Kingdom

South Lakeland


Jo Vincent is a glass designer and maker creating bespoke architectural glass and interior accessories, mainly to commission. Her projects can often be ambitious in scale and have included chandeliers, lighting, windows, doors, splash backs, awards and wall panels for private and commercial clients.Read more…

Janette Phillips

Laburnum House, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7QE, United Kingdom

Friday 15th - Sunday 17th 10am-5pm

South Lakeland

Mixed Media, Painting

Janette Phillips is an artist, designer and art mentor living in South Cumbria. Inspired by the gifts of nature and the seasonal changes around her, Janette’s work is full of movement, colour, boundless joy and appreciation.Read more…

Christine Hurford

Christine will be exhibiting at Carlisle Cathedral for C-Art, Carlisle Cathedral, Abbey Street, Carlisle, United Kingdom

Saturday 9th Sept - Sunday 17th September


Ceramics, Installation

After showing dead flies in Carlisle Cathedral in 2015 and Cockroaches at Ashness Bridge in 2016, Chris will be back to Carlisle Cathedral for C-Art in Extraordinary Places this year.Read more…

Alison Critchlow

Unit 2 Blencathra Business centre, Threlkeld Quarry,CA12 4TR, United Kingdom

Saturday 9th September - Sunday 17th September Daily 10-5



I was Artist in Residence on the Isle of Iona last winter, a great experience which has fuelled a whole new body of work. Here are some words I wrote while I was there, “A crashing wave is both momentary and ancient, repeated throughout time.Read more…

Karen MacDougall

Long Marton CA16 6BJ, United Kingdom


Drawing, Glass, Installation, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textiles

I am an artist and designer. Originally, I trained and worked as an architect in Edinburgh and London, specialising in light, colour and space. I have been working as an artist for over twenty five years and have work in private collections around the world.Read more…

Mara Johnstone

Moot Hall, Market Place, Brampton CA8 1RW, United Kingdom


Mixed Media, Painting

Each painting is a new journey of discovery. It is a dynamic and ever changing process.Read more…

Celia Burbush

Workington, United Kingdom


Performance/Live Art

What are our intimate feelings around the idea of home? Do we feel an extra need for security or shelter during times of change? Celia Burbush has been collaborating with puppeteer Ali McCaw, to develop a live interactive performance piece.Read more…

Anna McKay

Anna will be exhibiting at Dalemain Estates, Penrith, United Kingdom

to be confirmed



As a watercolourist I enjoy experimenting with texture and colour and the unpredictability of the paint on the paper.Read more…

Rowena Beaty

Claremont, Bowness-on-Solway, Wigton CA7 5BH, United Kingdom



Rowena works with stone, mostly limestone and marble, making sculptures which are figurative in style using traditional hand tools. Her work is concerned with expressing the spirit and rhythms of the natural world through the human form.Read more…

Rebecca Scott Open Studio

Cross Lane, Kendal, United Kingdom

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th Sept, 10am - 5pm

South Lakeland


Much of my work attempts to disquiet the expected reading , by the use of, for example, a painterly scribble to interrupt the reading of the image, or to juxtapose another image, to attempt to question or subvert.Read more…

Brian Shields

Brian will be exhibitng at The Old School Hall, Armathwaite CA4 9PB, United Kingdom


Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Video

I paint in oils and acrylics and sculpt in epoxy, wood and plaster. I explore ideas of metamorphosis, romanticism and man’s tenuous connection with nature.Read more…

Phil Dutton

Phil will be exhibiting for C-Art at The Old School Hall, Armathwaite CA4 9PB, United Kingdom


Glass, Painting, Sculpture

Phil Dutton – Artist Aspiring to elevate the ordinary to the spiritual. Working to transform wood, stone, metal, glass & light.Read more…

Caroline Stow

11 Spring Gardens, Low Fellside, Kendal LA9 4PA, United Kingdom

16 - 17th September 10am - 5pm

South Lakeland

Drawing, Photography, Printmaking

Printmaking, drawing, painting, often landscape basedRead more…

Tracy Levine

High Bank Cottage, 27 Silverdale Road, Arnside, Cumbria LA5 0AH

Sat/Sun 9th, 10th and Fri, Sat, Sun 15th, 16th, 17th all 10am - 5pm

South Lakeland

Painting, Printmaking

Tracy Levine’s studio is based in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the village of Arnside.Read more…

Jane Clark

Pardshaw CA13 0SP, United Kingdom


Mixed Media, Textiles

My work over the past few years has been based on “Remembrance”. I continue to concentrate on this theme, using mixed media and textiles as my medium to produce pictorial pieces, hangings and 3D art.Read more…

Roma Short

Robin Bow Cottage, Winskill, Penrith CA10 1PD, United Kingdom

8th - 10th September 10am - 5pm, 15th - 17th September 10am - 5pm


Ceramics, Painting

Unique hand-made ceramics, paintings and pottery workshopsRead more…

Jonathan Trotman

Keswick CA12 5PG, United Kingdom

8th - 10th & 15th - 17th September 10am - 4pm



I have always painted, mainly landscapes, mainly mountain scenes but also coastal scenes, often including figures and other elements to help with scale and sense of place. Strong use of colour and texture have always been a major part of my work.Read more…

Vee’s Art

1 Leith Close, Cliburn, Penrith, United Kingdom CA10 3AJ

Friday 15th - Sunday 17th 10am-5pm



I live in  a beautiful area between the Pennines and the Lakedistrict and want to capture in my art the energy and emotions I feel here.  I paint Landscapes Sea and Lakes and just recently Buildings,  I want to stir emotions and perhaps memories, to comunicate feelings rather than just…Read more…

Glenn Tomkinson

South View, Winskill CA10 1PD, United Kingdom



I was born in Glasgow in 1944 and visited most points between Paisley and Shanghai before the age of 5. In 1997 I retired after over 30 years working in Education.Read more…

Lucy Barnfather

Lucy will be at Allan Bank for Art in Extraordinary Places: Allan Bank - National Trust, Grasmere, United Kingdom

Friday 8th September - Sunday 17th September, 10am - 5pm, last access at 4.30pm

South Lakeland

I like to explore the margins of human existence – the edge between the tame and the wild, between perceived and just beyond being visible.Read more…

Sally Bamber

Duddon Bridge, United Kingdom



I work from my studio in the Duddon Valley making watercolours of mostly wildflowers. Painting in watercolour began with studying the flowers in my garden.Read more…

Linden Print Studio

Baldwinholme CA5 6LJ, United Kingdom

Friday 8 September - Sunday 17th September 10am-5pm.



  Linden Print Studio is a friendly, creative space for people of all ages interested in learning about printmaking, from beginners to experienced printmakers. It offers courses and open access facilities for etching, drypoint, collagraph, lino, woodcut, monoprint and monotype.Read more…

Marion Kuit

3 Thorny Hills, Kendal, United Kingdom

South Lakeland

Painting, Printmaking

Current work , paintings and prints, uses imagery suggested by Lee Miller’s photographs of torn netting in war zones. The torn curtains and shredded fabrics  visible through filthy widows in houses still empty after last year’s floods in Cumbria are redolent of abandonment, sadness and unpleasantness.Read more…

Veronica Currie

1 Warblebank, Westward, Wigton, Cumbria CA7 8AG, United Kingdom

Please contact Veronica by phone or email to arrange a visit


Ceramics, Jewellery, Painting

Ceramic tile murals for public and private spaces.  Clients for public art commissions include The Cumberland Infirmary, East Surrey Hospital and The Embassy of Chile in London.Read more…

Joan Prickett

The Barn, Blindcrake, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 0QP, United Kingdom



A second year at Leith School of Art (Edinburgh) resulted in being awarded the school’s Figurative Painting Prize. I prefer to paint from direct observation from portraiture to life studies and un-posed people sketches using oils or mixes of ink and watercolour.Read more…

Pam Hall Designs

Fornside Farm, St John's in the Vale, Keswick, CA12 4TS United Kingdom



Pam Hall is a handweaver working with wool from her own flock of sheep farmed in St Johns in the Vale near Keswick. Most of her weaving uses Herdwick wool in natural colours and hand dyed.Read more…

Trish Parry

Chapel View, Milton, Brampton, Carlisle, Cumbria CA8 1JD, United Kingdom

9th-10th, 15th-17th and 23rd-24th September, 10am to 5pm


Ceramics, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting

I work as artist and run residential and non-residential art workshops in drawing, painting, collage and ceramics at Chapel View Studio/ Bed & Breakfast. I will be working in my studio throughout the day during the c-arts event and welcome visitors to come and see what I do.Read more…

Craig Harding

Old school hall. Amathwaite CA4 9PB, United Kingdom

Carlisle, Eden


After many years sculpting freelance in the giftware industry I decided it was time to pursue my own passions in both the use of numerous materials and the creation of interesting representations of the human figure.Read more…

Jan Marshall

34B, Escott Business Park, Carlisle, United Kingdom

8th - 17th September 10am - 5pm


Installation, Mixed Media, Sculpture

Jan Marshall has worked with mixed-media and installation art for over thirty years, exhibiting widely.Read more…

Dorothy Ramsay

Eden Arts, Bridge Lane, Penrith, United Kingdom

11th - 17th September, 10am - 5pm.


Painting, Printmaking

I am an artist who enjoys experimenting. Using different subject matter, materials and different mediums from oils, pastels and various printmaking techniques. The main theme is landscapes either here in Cumbria or abroad.Read more…

Julia Parks


Ceramics, Performance/Live Art, Photography, Video

Julia Parks received her undergraduate degree from Central Saint Martins College of Art in 2015. In 2013 She participated in an exchange program studying photography and printmaking at Kyoto Seika University, Japan. Her practice encompasses film, animation and photography, often using series of photographs and projected 16mm film.Read more…

Emma Wigginton

Old Hall, Pardshaw Hall, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 0SP, United Kingdom

Fri 8th, Sat 9th, Sun 10th and Fri 15th, Sat 16th, Sun 17th 10am-5pm



“As an artist I seek to express my response to the world as I see and feel it.Read more…

Mick Anderson

Mick will be exhibiting at The Old School Hall, Armathwaite CA4 9PB, United Kingdom



The Old School Hall, Armathwaite CA4 9PB, United Kingdom I am a self taught artist, that paints in water colour and oils.Read more…

Richard Hughes

Mazonwath, Newbiggin-on-Lune, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4ND


Mixed Media, Sculpture

The qualities and connotations of discarded objects, materials and images underpin my current sculpture and drawings. The development of pieces is often triggered by an encounter with randomly discarded leftovers – a heap of offcuts, a bag of packaging for recycling, debris from trees in winter winds.Read more…

Jill Davis

Pond Cottage, Irton with Santon, Irton, United Kingdom


Drawing, Painting, Printmaking

Jill Davis was born in West Cumbria and has lived for many years in Irton, a small village at the foot of the Wasdale valley. She gained a Master’s Degree in Contemporary Fine Art at the University of Cumbria in 2010.Read more…

Renuka Saxena



Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking

I am interested in the dynamics and spirit of nature and our presence in it; our vision of its elements as they relate to our inner experience.Read more…

Jennifer Kirby

15 Bellevue Road, Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom

Fri 8th - Sun 10th 10am- 5pm and Fri 15th - Sun 17th 10am - 5pm


Drawing, Painting

I am a self taught visual artist. My education was in the sciences, which supports I do commissioned portraits in acrylic or coloured pencil. I also work in graphite pencil and sepia chalks. My aim is to give happiness to the subject’s family by expressing the love that is between them. This includes pets.Read more…

Mary Chappelhow – Interlude Ceramics

Brougham Hall, Penrith, United Kingdom

Open everday 10am-5pm summer 11am-4pm winter



Mary produces a range of everyday useful and useable Stone ware ceramics. They are decorated in a range of colours which echo the Lake District seasons, Winter White, Spring Green, Summer Blue and Autumn. They are designed to compliment food but are a visual feast for the eyes.Read more…

Narelle Freeman – Reiver Instruments

Coach House, High Hesket CA4 0HS, United Kingdom

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th 10am-5pm



Narelle is a luthier with a passion for making beautiful sounding instruments the traditional way. From her dedicated workshop situated in the stunning Cumbrian countryside, Narelle makes violins, violas, cellos and acoustic guitars using only hand tools.Read more…

Carolyn Marr

5 Tree Terrace, Tree Road, Brampton, Cumbria CA81TY



Carolyn Marr is a Cumbria-based artist who makes wheel-thrown and hand-built ceramics, participating in C-Art at the Moot in Brampton.Read more…

Lily Greenwood

Rosley CA7 8BU, United Kingdom


Mixed Media, Painting, Papercraft

My interest in the natural world began from an early age, growing up in rural Cumbria. I create glorified representations of nature, subject matter initially chosen as a vehicle to play with colour.Read more…

Martin Evans Art

353 Warwick Road, Carlisle, United Kingdom


Mixed Media, Painting

Original artwork from an emerging Cumbrian artist. Influenced by the natural world and often the local landscape.Read more…

Jenny Drinkwater

Kendal, United Kingdom

South Lakeland

Installation, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture

I am a multi-disciplinary visual artist encompassing painting, photography, sculpture and landscape interventions. The landscape lies all around us, ever accessible and inexhaustible, offering a plethora of material to delve into its continual transformation. We are surrounded by an invisible landscape of spaces, colour, light, sound, movement and temperature.Read more…

Sarah Taylor Art

Wood Lane, St Bees School, St Bees, United Kingdom

Friday 15th - Sunday 17th 10am-5pm



Sarah specialises in eye-catching splashy, colourful paintings of wildlife & animals.Read more…

Terry Hawkins

Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Keswick, United Kingdom



My artworks and sculptures are all inspired by the history, landscape and natural environment of the Lake District.Read more…

Jocelyn McGregor

Merz Barn, Ambleside, United Kingdom

South Lakeland, Outside Cumbria


Half landscape/half domestic interior, part furniture/part machine/part woman; weaving together personal and historical narratives with fiction and folk tale, I create monstrous landscapes out of a combination of the fragmented female form, machine and commodity to investigate the discordance between the basic physical elements of the natural world and the…Read more…

Daniel Cooper

11 Ireleth, Askam-in-Furness LA16 7EG, United Kingdom

Sat 9th & Sun 10th Fri 15th, Sat 16th & Sun 17th ALL 10am - 5pm

Barrow in Furness

Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting

Acclaimed artist Daniel Cooper responds with highly emotional expressions to the sublime weather in the Lake District National Park and Cumbrian landscape, home to arguably some of the most beautiful views in England.Read more…

David Miller

Fayreholm, Blencathra Street, Keswick CA12 4HW, United Kingdom


Drawing, Painting

I use a range of traditional materials to draw and paint. I have a preference for making images where people are shown directly or where their presence is implied from evidence in the scene.Read more…

Jenny Abbot

Port Carlisle CA7 5DQ, United Kingdom

Friday 8th - Sunday 10th, Friday 15th - Sunday 17th September 10am - 6pm


Mixed Media, Painting

Jenny’s art is full of colour and is inspired by a range of subjects including landscape, seascape and, recently, figurative.Read more…

John Anderson

John will be exhibiting at The Old School Hall, Armathwaite CA4 9PB, United Kingdom



My pottery is made using white stoneware clay and mainly thrown on the wheel. Most of my pots are functional, but I also make tiles, decorative forms and commemorative plates.Read more…

Sue Foster

The Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld, Cumbria, CA12 4SG

Saturday 9th - Sunday 17th September, 11am - 4 pm.



SUE FOSTER PAINTING The Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld, Keswick, CA12 4SG 07786385142 www.lake more…

Pam Williamson

Artspace, The Factory, Aynham Road, Kendal LA 9

South Lakeland

Drawing, Installation, Mixed Media, Painting

Walking, observing, recording in drawing, painting and construction, I continually search for ways to interpret landscape and environmental issues.Read more…

Suzanne Stuart Davies

Rose Bank, Shap CA10 3LX, United Kingdom


Drawing, Painting, Photography, Textiles

Visitors welcome to wander through house & studio, will see sketchbooks, work in progress, paintings in oil on board and canvas for sale.Read more…

Robin Oliver

Hamis House, Carlisle CA3 0HU, United Kingdom


Drawing, Installation, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography

Robin Oliver’s images represent his slow and gentle evolution as an artist, recording what is observed after looking, and looking again. They are representations of what the artist both sees and imagines. They are experimental, constantly changing and evolving.Read more…

Sue Kane

Art By Camera Studio, 9 Redhills Business Park, Penrith CA11 0DT

Friday 15th - Sunday 17th 10am-5pm



Sue Kane was born in Cumbria, and attended Whitehaven Grammar School.Read more…