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Heather Burton - From Coast to CountryHeather Burton - From Coast to Country

Thursday 19 April to Monday 21 May

Free entry: 10am to 5pm

Meet the Artists: Saturday 21 April, 2pm to 4pm

Heather Burton's palette knife paintings capture the changing moods and character of our landscape.

Heather Burton

Heather Burton is an award-winning, Yorkshire-based artist who paints from the heart, producing work that is dramatic, moody, loose, naïve and layered.

She is constantly in awe of, and inspired by, the ever-changing moods of the North York Moors’ dramatic coastline and countryside, and the communities that have evolved within these landscapes over the centuries. Heather tries to encapsulate the energy and drama of this extraordinary scenery by working almost exclusively with palette knives, applying many layers of acrylic or oils on canvas in a process which often takes on a life of its own.

She is also a journalist, writing about readers’ beautiful homes for national homes and interiors magazines, and about rural and artisan producers for countryside magazines. Heather is a member of East Riding Artists and the SAA.