Archive

January 2020

14/01/2020

Behind the Scenes: Opening our Gallery in Yarm

Winter is always a special time for the team at Lucy Pittaway, but last year was extra special as we proudly opened the doors to our stunning new art gallery in Yarm. Here’s a glimpse behind the scenes at how Lucy’s third gallery in North Yorkshire came to be. After several months of discussion, decision making and planning, our directors announced that we’d be opening a wonderful new gallery in Yarm. Our team was delighted, and so, once Lucy had found the perfect spot on Yarm’s bustling High Street, the... Read More

10/01/2020

10 Tips for Hanging Art in Your Home

The New Year is a popular time to spruce up interior décor, so we thought we’d share a few useful tips on how to hang art in your home. Stunning artwork adds the finishing touches to your living space, and whether you are moving things around, decorating for the first time or just getting around to hanging art you’ve had for some time, there are several beautiful ways to display your masterpieces. It can be tempting to choose artwork to match cushions or rugs, but you should buy a piece... Read More

07/01/2020

The Interesting History of the Angel of the North

As a Northumbria University graduate, Lucy spent many of her student years in Newcastle and the surrounding areas, so it’s a place that is close to her heart. In her latest collection ‘A Northern Life’ she has created vivid artistic representations of local landmarks that hold fond memories including Lindisfarne Castle, Bamburgh Castle, the Millennium Bridge and the iconic Angel of the North. Designed by sculptor Antony Gormley, the Angel of the North has become a nationally recognised landmark and iconic to the North East. Its construction marked the beginning... Read More

03/01/2020

7 North East Spots to Visit this Winter

If you’re feeling a little glum after the excitement of Christmas, staying active can help lift your mood, in fact, the charity Mind has shown that a one-hour walk in the middle of the day is an effective way to beat the winter blues! In the North East, there are plenty of beautiful spots to enjoy a winter walk. Here are some of our favourite spots. 1. Whitby Ever had the pleasure of visiting Whitby on a bank holiday? If so, you may have experienced the droves of tourists that... Read More