T.B. and R Jordan Staithes Group of Artists Exhibition

T.B. and R Jordan Staithes Group of Artists Exhibition

T.B. and R Jordan Staithes Group of Artists Exhibition

When you visit the Pannett Art Gallery there is always a selection of work by the amazing Staithes group of artists on display,

The Staithes Group of Artists was a small group, (or colony) of artists based in Staithes and the surrounding area. These English Impressionists painted and exhibited as a group, in and around Whitby from 1894 – 1909 with the Staithes Group of Artists being officially established in 1901. They became part of the community, creating employment through their need for lodgings, models and artist studios, and quickly became an important part of the local economy.

They documented local life and work and their beautiful paintings include rural, domestic and maritime scenes as well as still life and portraiture.

The Pannett Art Gallery is home to the only comprehensive public display of paintings from the Staithes Art Group.  We have works on display by each official member as well as by associated artists.

To complement this display Staithes Group Art specialists T.B. and R. Jordan are staging a Staithes Group exhibition in our main gallery, 27th May – 18th June 2017.

The exhibition will include approximately 80 art works, including 20 especially fine examples of the paintings of Rowland Henry Hill, illustrating the superb quality of his work.  The exhibition will also include 30 paintings by Robert Leslie Howey, a superb artist in his own right.   As a young man, Howey often visited Runswick Bay with his father John William. He would watch his father paint alongside Rowland Hill and Mark Senior, and he used to clean their paintbrushes for them. 

The exhibition will also include a small selection of work by other established Yorkshire artists.

T.B. and R Jordan said, “We are delighted to be exhibiting at the Pannett Art Gallery again, next to the only comprehensive exhibition of Staithes Group pictures in the world”

The Staithes Art Group is a selling exhibition and an opportunity to see a superb selection of museum quality paintings by these fine artists.


Stormy Weather, Staithes, Frederic Stuart Richardson