Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage

Staithes Festival has established itself as one of the friendliest festival on the coast – a must-go-to event in the regional arts calendar.

During the weekend some 100+ cottages in the village become temporary art galleries in a unique selling exhibition. Staithes heritage is also celebrated in fossils, fishing, historic photographs and film shows.

North York Moors, Scarborough Borough Council and Welcome to Yorkshire
Light on the Beach

Glenn Kilpatrick

Staithes Festival Artists Beginning with T

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Phil Taylor

Phil is a largely self taught artist. He paints and draws a variety of subjects inspired by his love of the Yorkshire countryside and beyond. Phil uses many different mediums to create work as varied as neolithic art abstracts, to stylised moorland, seascape and mountain scenes.

Venue: Trig Point

Medium: 2D Various mediums

Louise Goult Textiles

My work is inspired by people and relationships, often focussing on memories of times together and places visited. I enjoy creating pieces of conceptual work that contain a narrative, with the use of fabric and materials central to the work. I use the materials to convey the story or feeling behind the work – it is essential to me that the materials used are there for a purpose and to further enrich the piece. I use a variety of materials to embroider on including wood, metal, paper and everyday items such as sieves.

Venue: Trig Point

Medium: Textiles and Embroidery

Lisa Tindale

Lisa Tindale is a maker of mosaics, specialising in smaller objects. Her early work is abstract, portraying found form and colour in fragments of stone on 4 inch tiles. These were followed by a series of child-like boats and moons, again on the small format tiles, miniature tea-cups with childrens’ cutlery, and stone flower-pots filled with dried flowers. In 2018 she returned to abstraction with skylines of Amsterdam houses mounted on wallpaper backgrounds. She also produced a series of hearts on wood and has most recently moved to small-format brooches which are on show for the first time at Staithes.

Venue: Grimes Cottage, High Barrass

Medium: Mosaic Artist

Galina Titova

Galina Titova is a textile artist based in York. Working in a traditional wet felting technique she creates felted pictures resembling watercolour painting and unique felted sculptures. Drawing inspiration from natural geometrical forms she designs and makes sculptural textile pieces on large and small scale. Images of sea creatures were used as a source of her studies of form, colour and texture. She exhibited her work at York Textile Artists exhibition (York, 2019), Saltaire Sculpture Trail (2018), Art in the Pen shows (2016-2020), Feltrosa Felt Festival (Italy, 2017), Rural Arts gallery (Thirsk, 2016), Felted Fever exhibition at Fringe (London, 2015).

Venue: Benjamins Cottage, 15 Staithes Lane

Medium: Textile