Richard Hobson: a Northern Realist

19 Jan - 02 Mar 13

North Shields Trawlers by Richard Hobson, 1972Smoking Terraces, Swalwell by Richard Hobson 1976.

North Shields Trawlers by Richard Hobson, 1972

Richard Hobson’s work captures the essence of the North East though his dynamic watercolour landscapes which feature scenes such as coastlines, rivers, industry, shipyards and bustling auction markets.

Many of the works on show will be on sale.

We are delighted to invite you to the preview of Richard Hobson: a Northern Realiston Friday 18 January 2013.

Please feel free to bring your family and friends and RSVP by Monday 14 January to Shipley Art Gallery by telephone: (0191) 477 1495 or email:


Lots happening for children and families in half term.

Tue 17th Feb, 10 to 12
Teddy Bear Wear Workshop by artist Shirley Wells. Suitable for children aged 7+ (£10 per child or £18 for 2, booking essential)

Thurs 19th Feb, 10-2
Room for Toys
Create a home or gallery from a cardboard box and range of materials. (£2.50 first child, £1 per extra child, no booking needed)

"Teddy Bear Wear" at Shipley Art Gallery | Buy tickets online
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7:41pm 29 Jan 2015

A painting of a grand looking man from our collection. This was painted in 1611 by a follower of Marcus Geeraerts the younger

11:13am 29 Jan 2015