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 Realist on 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:



The Late Shows lineup has been announced. We are delighted to be taking part again this year. Have you planned your route yet? Don't forget you can hop on the free bus to the excuses!!!

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Here are some photos from last night's event. Many thanks to those who came along. Pop in & check out what fashion students from Northumbria University have done to restyle the white shirt.

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