The Great North Art Show 2014 presents its Annual Open Exhibition of Art in the North by professional, contemporary artists, with northern connections.

A wonderful opportunity to enjoy the simple pleasures of looking at quality art by some of our finest established and emerging artists in the magnificent surroundings of Ripon Cathedral in the north of England.

Artwork by painters, etchers, printmakers, photographers and sculptors, many with national and international reputations, alongside a special exhibition of the ‘Art of Portraiture’.

All artwork is for sale, entry is free – open seven days a week (9.30am – 4.30pm)

Saturday 30th August to Sunday 21st September 2014




Preview Evening Friday 29th August 2014 (6.30 – 8.30pm), kindly sponsored by Charles Stanley. Guest Speaker, Austin Mitchell, MP; Presentation to prize winning artists;  Meet some of the artists; Wine & Canapés. Tickets (£10 each) contact



“Inspirational to see such talent on display in such a setting”.

“Just wonderful. Well worth a visit from the Lake District”.

“Some amazing art, and beautifully displayed”.

“Very interesting, varied. Great to have art in the North”.

“What a combination, wonderful music, beautiful inspirational paintings and the Cathedral backdrop”.

“Stunning exhibition in a wonderful setting. Loved the innovative work that pushed boundaries”.

“As ever – a wonderful show. Thank you to all the artists”.


The Great North Art Show is a registered Charity, number 1137814


Kindly Supported By

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