2018… You’ll find Lesley here….


Art& 2018

Lesley has been selected to exhibit at this year’s Art&. This will be Lesley’s first solo exhibition with Art& after featuring in the PICA Studios stand last year. Lesley will be showing and selling a range of new work including drypoints, charcoal and pen & ink drawings, featuring figurative and animal forms.

Stand 73 Friday 26th - Sunday 28th October 2018

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York Open Studios 2018

Lesley has been selected to show her work at this year's York Open Studios. You will find her at Venue 41 at Pica Studios, York alongside a range of other fantastic artists & makers. Lesley will be showing and selling a range of lino prints, drypoints and illustrative pen & ink drawings, featuring figurative and animal forms. Please do come along if you can.

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th April, Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd April, 10am - 5pm


Hepworth Print Fair

York Printmakers have been selected to show and sell their fantastic range of prints this year at the annual Print Fair at the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield. As part of York Printmakers, Lesley's work will be available to see and buy on the following days.

NEW DATES! Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th March 2018, 10am - 5pm.  £2 Entry / Free to Members and Under 16s                     


York Art Workers Exhibition

As a member of YAWA, Lesley is excited to be taking part in the 25th Anniversary YAWA exhibition, to be held at the Pyramid Gallery, Stonegate, York. 

Friday 12th January Private View 6.30-8.30pm, exhibition ends Monday 29th January

2017...was a great year!

Pica Open Days

Pica Studios opened their doors to the public for the first time in June and December this year. The public were able to to pop in, look at the art work and meet the artists in their work place. 

Saturday 24th June, 10-5pm, Saturday 9th December, 10-6pm

York River Art Market

Lesley once again took part of this fantastic new local Art Market held on the river path at Dame Judi Dench Walk, York. She shared a stall with fellow printmaker/ painter Emma Whitelock, situated at the foot of Museum Gardens by the Starr Inn. You may have seen her there on the below dates throughout the summer.

Saturday 12th August 10-6pm, Saturday 19th August 10-6pm, Saturday 26th August 10-6pm

Pyramid Gallery Charity Exhibition

Lesley was delighted to have been asked to feature as part of the Charity Exhibition held by the Pyramid Gallery, Stonegate, York. This year's chosen charity was St Leonard's Hospice. Lesley showed 5 pieces of framed work as well as unframed work in the browser. There was a range of wonderful original art work featured by around 18 local York artists. Thank you to all of you who took the time to call in, and to those who bought art work in support of the exhibition. All commission made by the gallery went direct to St Leonard's Hospice, so thank you!

The exhibition ran from Friday 20th October through to Saturday 4th November 2017

Art& Show 2017

The Art& Show 2017 York was a 3 day event celebrating art, design and contemporary craft at York Racecourse, Yorkshire. This year, you could view work from over 120 artists over a wide range of disciplines. Lesley's work was on show as part of a collective Pica Studios stall, stall 111, featuring 8 PICA artists, including Lesley Birch, Emily Stubbs, Penny Phillips, Lu Mason Baker, Evie Leach, Jade Blood and Samantha Swales-Snowden. This was a first for Pica artists and proved a huge success. Many thanks to you all for your kind support.

Friday 27th October, Saturday 28th October, Sunday 29th October 2017

York Printmakers Exhibitions

York Printmakers are a newly formed, informal group of printmakers, living and working within the York area. Work covers a wide range of subject matter and printmaking techniques. York Printmakers have regular group exhibitions, in which Lesley's work can often feature. The group has many exhibitions and events coming up. For full exhibition dates, see their website:-