Much excitement at Levisham – we’re getting ready for the newly overhauled Flying Scotsman‘s visit to NYMR. Chris is painting it now and the original will be for sale. It’s the full 70 x 50 cm and shows the loco departing Grosmont in full steam, surrounded by adoring crowds. Chris will be ‘on duty’ each day 12-20 … Continue reading
Chris welcomes visitors to his Levisham Station studio for his latest exhibition. Seen here with the first print that launched WareHouseArt, Chris brings together 20 years’ work featuring the iconic loco Sir Nigel Gresley, due to retire for a major overhaul. Some rare numbers from Limited Editions are for sale from his personal collection. Some prints … Continue reading
Chris adds two new cards to his collection today, Sir Nigel Crossing and Leaving Whitby, and reprints of two favourites Tornado and Levisham Winter Loco. Card with envelope. 15 x 15 cm. Blank inside. Available from the studio at £2. The winter scene has proved a popular Christmas card in recent years. Please contact Chris if you … Continue reading
Chris is mounting a one-off exhibition of his prints featuring Sir Nigel Gresley, to mark the loco’s departure for several years of major overhaul. The exhibition at his Levisham studio shows not only Sir Nigel’s life on the NYMR, but also how Chris’s painting has developed over the last 20 years. Works for sale will include … Continue reading
We’re sorry to disappoint anyone planning to visit Chris at Levisham Studio this weekend – he’s just home after an unexpected 48 hours in hospital, with strict instructions to rest and let his new pacemaker take the strain. The studio will be closed until at least Wednesday 17th June – as soon as we have … Continue reading
A family sadness means we won’t be opening the studio on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May. Many of you will have got used to meeting Chris’s Mum as one of the fixtures and fittings at Levisham studio. But you may also have noticed that she has not been around for a while. Sadly that … Continue reading
Double-headed delights at Levisham for the next two weekends. The NYMR spring Steam Gala started in glorious Levisham sunshine today so Chris has, of course, mounted a suitable exhibition of railway work And there is extra interest this year as we have put up for sale our two steam loco nameplates. First, the much sought-after … Continue reading
Chris is exhibiting original watercolour landscapes at the Pickering Art Exhibition this Easter, with other North Yorkshire artists, in Pickering Memorial Hall. Just a 2-minute walk up Potter Hill from the station. Open 10-5 daily from Good Friday to Easter Monday. In aid of St Catherine’s Hospice.
Not only are the trains running again, but Chris’s studio is up and running too… visitors and browsers welcome every day through Easter week. If you don’t want to carry your purchase round all day, we can post it on to you at home. Just ask – all in a day’s service!
Chris’s first exhibition of the season is 3-6 April at Pickering Memorial Hall. In partnership with other professional North Yorkshire artists in various media, they are showing their work from Good Friday to Easter Monday. We hope you will be able to look in – there’s a great variety from oil-paintings, textile, ceramics and some bloke from up the … Continue reading