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17/05/2022

Another win for the UK’s Favourite Artist

YORKSHIRE ARTIST WINS UK’S MOST POPULAR PUBLISHED ARTIST 2022 FOR THE THIRD TIME. Yorkshire-based Artist Lucy Pittaway has been awarded the ‘UK’s Most Popular Published Artist’ for the third time at the Fine Art Trade Guild (FATG) Awards held in Stratford Upon Avon on May 14th 2022. Having been awarded the title for the first time in 2018 for her piece ‘Butterflies and Babies’, Lucy went on to win again in 2019 with her piece ‘A Yorkshire Garden’ which was created for the Chelsea Flower Show. With the awards suspended... Read More

04/03/2022

Women in art – what it takes

Artist, mother, business leader – is there anything Lucy Pittaway can’t do? With existing accolades including ‘Best New Business’ 2017 and ‘UK’s Most Popular Published Artist’ for 2018 and 2019 by the Fine Art Trade Guild, it is not hard to see why Lucy Pittaway’s fanbase has now expanded outside of Yorkshire. From humble beginnings studying Graphic Design, Mixed Media and Photography at Northumbria University, Lucy’s journey has taken her from working in a cramped home studio, to employing a small talented team of individuals who each play an important... Read More

25/02/2022

Lucy Pittaway ‘Artist’s Set’ with Unison Colour

Own your unique Lucy Pittaway Artist Set, in collaboration with soft pastel makers Unison Colour. Lucy’s award-winning artwork has earned acclaim for its captivating colours, engaging textures and uplifting style. Art lovers will know Lucy’s chosen medium is pastel, loved by the artist as it offers a playful creative process. Lucy can blend and move colourful pigments across her canvas to form the striking shapes and atmospheric details that bring her scenes to life. The materials used by an artist during the creative process are very important. They are the... Read More

10/12/2021

Lucy Pittaway X Jessica Redland

What do an artist and an author have in common? Parallel lives and some astonishing coincidences when we’re talking about award-winning soft pastel artist Lucy Pittaway and international bestselling contemporary fiction author Jessica Redland. At the age of thirty, both Lucy and Jessica made life-changing career decisions. Lucy left her teaching and lecturing role to travel to the Far East, ending up teaching in Peru, and Jessica left a management career in HR to open a specialist teddy bear shop called Bear’s Pad in the North Yorkshire market town of... Read More

30/11/2021

Lucy’s Christmas commission with Yorkshire Life magazine

This December, Yorkshire Life magazine will feature Lucy’s artwork as its festive front cover.   The life-style magazine’s Christmas edition offers sleigh-loads of inspiration- and Lucy was delighted to create a seasonal front cover bearing her famous round sheep.   Through her bold style and poignant use of pastel, Lucy has become a beloved artist synonymous with the region. As have the iconic sheep that populate her landscapes.  Especially for Yorkshire Life, Lucy has brought her artistic perspective to a heart-warming Yorkshire landscape in the commissioned image, ‘Silent Night’. The piece captures some of the things Lucy loves- family, a warm cosy home and the stunning natural beauty of her home county. Fitting for the... Read More

19/11/2021

Yorkshire artist releases spotty sheep artwork in support of Children in Need

Award-winning artist Lucy Pittaway pledges profits of unique artwork for Children in Need.   As the nation gears itself up for its annual fundraising efforts, Yorkshire based artist Lucy Pittaway has added a ‘spotted’ touch to her latest piece in support of the UK’s cherished charity.  ‘Wrapped in Love’ features Lucy’s iconic sheep and billowing blue skies, with Pudsey inspired spotted accessories including a bow tie and headband.  25 per cent of profits from all sales of the print will go to the charity. The original of the artwork is also for sale with the same percentage of profit promised as a donation to Children in Need.  Lucy... Read More

08/11/2021

Meet Lucy at our Keswick Gallery launch in time for Christmas!

Lucy will be in Keswick to share in a glass of fizz and personally sign your pictures, as we kick-start the new gallery’s first Christmas. The leaves are turning and, although a few months away, there is great excitement about celebrating a first Christmas at the Keswick Gallery.   The new gallery will hold its official launch weekend on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 November- EVERYONE IS INVITED! Lucy will be there to sign art works with a personal touch. There will also be festive treats, including mince pies and prosecco. As well as original art works and prints, the gallery is... Read More

29/10/2021

Have a hoot this half-term for Halloween!

Lucy’s eerie-sistable new prints this Halloween!  The haunted holiday will soon be upon us, and Lucy has created two bewitching new art works to celebrate the spooktacular day.  ‘Owl Be Watching You’ sees Lucy’s distinctive clouds surrounding a brilliant moon.   In ‘Got My Eyes on You’ the same moon lights the way for costume-clad trick or treaters. Perched on a gnarled tree branch, the piercing bright eyes of an owl watch over everything.  The owl is one of Lucy’s most recognisable creature-features. To get into the ghoulish spirit, we invite you to have a HOOT this half-term with your little monsters. Visit one of our galleries and go on the hunt to see how many owls and full moons you can find in Lucy’s art works.   We have given... Read More

21/07/2021

2021 Children’s Art Competition

Calling All Little Creatives! Win a 15″ Mounted Print of Your Choice We have the perfect competition to keep kids entertained this summer with the annual Lucy Pittaway Children’s Art Competition. The 2021 theme is ‘animals’ (as voted by our social media followers). Budding young artists are invited to submit drawings, paintings and works of art inspired by animals. This could be beloved pets, farmyard animals or any other creatures they find intriguing. Any medium is welcome – pencil, watercolour, acrylic, collage or perhaps they fancy crafting a sculpture? Schools... Read More

10/05/2021

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, so we wanted to share some top tips from the Mental Health Foundation on little things you can do to keep your mind healthy. While it’s always important to look after your mental health, the challenges of the past year have highlighted this more than ever and perhaps shown us that tiny steps and small, simple actions can make us feel better. You can find out more on the Mental Health Foundation’s website or keep reading below. The theme of this... Read More