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Tavistock Annual Summer Exhibition 2019

Please visit the Tavistock Annual Summer Exhibition to view my latest artworks including ‘Craft Brewers at Dartmoor Brewery’, ‘Billy Rowney’, ‘Shipwrights’ and ‘Devonport Frigate Sheds’. The red carpet has already been out!

Open studio during December and January 2018-19

To coincide with my winter 2018 – 19 exhibition at Art Works I’ll be opening my studio for viewings of recent unexhibited original oil, charcoal and pastel framed drawings and paintings. Subjects include Northumberland castles, panoramic studies of York and Leeds and urban social documentary. Please contact me direct or pop into Art Works for more information and to arrange a viewing. Please click on the images below for a larger view of artworks available to purchase. You can also find out more about the individual artworks in my galleries.          

2018 – 19 Winter Exhibition At Art Works Gallery And Framing

An Exhibition Of Yorkshire And Northumberland Landscapes By Julia Odell Please visit Art Works Gallery And Framing during December and January to view my latest exhibition. Artworks include new original oil, pastel and charcoal drawings of Yorkshire and Northumberland. My range of limited edition giclee prints will also be on display. Exhibition dates 6th Dec 2018 – 31st Jan 2019. I will also open my studio during December and January for private viewings of new and as yet not exhibited works. Find out more about my Winter 2018-19 open studio     View my latest pastel drawings..   PLUS: Win […]

Julia Odell York Summer Exhibition 2018

‘Castles And A Cathedral’
An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Julia Odell. Northumberland castles and York Minster. Blossom Street Gallery, York 2nd – 31st July 2018

Northumbria castles project update

In 2014 I holidayed in Northumbria and painted several castles. In late 2017 I went back and have now added a couple more castles to the collection. Please view ‘Warkworth Castle’ and ‘Lindesfarne Boat Houses’ in my Traditional Landscapes gallery. Regards Julia

Artwork selected for the Platform Open Art Exhibition

I am very pleased to announce that my painting ‘Construction of the new Leeds Railway Station southern entrance’ has been selected for the 2016 Platform Open Annual Art Exhibition. The preview is on Thursday July 14th 2016 6-9pm. Hope to see everyone there! Regards Julia    

Art in empty spaces initiative

Thank you to Otley BID for selecting my work to feature in their ‘Art In Empty Spaces’ initiative. Some of my landscape paintings have been reproduced and placed in the windows of temporarily empty town centre shops. They will be relocated wherever needed so catch them when you can! Julia            

Platform Open Art Exhibition First Prize Award

I am pleased, and very honoured, to announce that my painting ‘A Last Supper‘ was selected for first prize at the Platform Open Annual Art Exhibition 2015 at Morphets Of Harrogate. The preview evening was very busy and the champagne flowed. A fabulous time was had by all! With thanks to everyone at Morphets Of Harrogate and Heidi Donohoe, Adam King, Liz Pepper-Darling, Stephen Snoddy and Andrew Stewart.  

Leeds Urban Project : Ideal Standard Factory

For the first subject in my ongoing ‘Leeds Urban Project’ local knowledge inspired me to investigate the Ideal Standard factory in Otley. I had no idea, the day I rang the reception bell on the spur of the moment and asked to look at their chimney, what I would encounter. But, I am very pleased I did. Armitage Shanks was absorbed by Ideal Standard in the 90’s and they continue to make sanitary fittings to date. They injection mould sanitary plastics and assemble various bathroom kits (Toilet seats etc) for us to install at home. Although Ideal Standard own many […]

The Northumbria castles project

Northumberland, where fairy tales began. I decided I’d take a trip north during summer 2014 to take a look at the Northumberland Heritage Coast. It was one of the most inspiring trips I have ever made. The coastline between Warkworth and Berwick Upon Tweed contains numerous castles, four conservation areas and three national nature reserves. It was so awe inspiring that, at times, it was hard to believe this beauty really did exist right here in England.

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