Bespoke Art from North Yorkshire

Vicki Davidson Art

Bright, dynamic and inspiring artwork from the heart of North Yorkshire. Vicki depicts animals, portraits and landscapes in bold tonal contrasts and in a variety of medium, including oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolour and charcoal.
Vicki’s work attracts customers from around the world.

 

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Elyse by Vicki Davidson

Spot on the Wall

28th November 2020 - 3rd February 2021 The Station, Richmond, North Yorkshire Spot gives visitors to The Station an ever-changing display of art to enjoy and purchase, in a wide range of media. Through this exhibition, The Station gathers together a fantastic range of talented artists and photographers. Whether the artist is a first time exhibitor, or they have been exhibiting for years, as a...

The Garden Rooms at Tennants November 2020

Friday 27th & Saturday 28th November
Leyburn, North Yorkshire

In association with Living Magazine and The Garden Rooms at Tennants. The annual Winter Wonderland Christmas fair, held in the Garden Rooms at Tennants Auction House in Leyburn, welcomes over 90 designer and artisan stalls over 2 floors offering a fantastic array of
unique gifts.

CLIENT COMMENTS

Testimonials

You are so talented, the detail is beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing your work

Our little hare friend arrived safely and appears quite happy with his new home! And we, his new caretakers, couldn’t be more thrilled with him and delighted with your brilliant work!! He’s even more gorgeous than in the pictures. I am over the moon.

Vicki, I absolutely feel like crying. It’s amazing, so perfectly connected to the Hope wall. I can’t stop looking at it! Really beautiful. It makes me believe we can get rainbow paint!

My father-in-law isn’t often moved to shed a few tears but your portrait certainly did just that. As birthday presents go I think you nailed it for him!

Just awesome Vicki. The movement you create and use of colour are stunning.

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THE ARTIST

About Vicki

Vicki Davidson is an artist with a passion for bright, dynamic and inspirational art. Always keen to experiment, Vicki works in oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolour, charcoal…and anything she can get her hands on to make a mark really! Subjects include portraits, animals (especially hares!) and, more recently, landscapes.

Although Vicki studied art and design at ‘A’ Level, a busy career in nursing has left little time for her passion. Vicki’s nursing career has taken her around the world, including London, Australia, an African expedition and even some time in a Field Hospital during her time as a reservist with the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps. Now her two children are growing up, and needing her less, Vicki has decided to pursue her passion for art.

In 2017 Vicki started sharing her work on social media and in a few select local galleries. The artwork has rapidly generated a keen interest, resulting in commissions and requests for prints of the work. Vicki still works as a nurse for the NHS, currently a Clinical Matron working within cardiothoracic services and critical care. Vicki, originally from Dartmoor in Devon, lives on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with her husband and two children.

Vicki Davidson

SOCIAL MEDIA

Vicki Davidson Art Instagram Feed

Congratulations @lucyturrell who will receive ‘Sending Hope’ and ‘Sending Love’ cards this week following last week’s ‘share contest’.
🎉 🌈 

Cards and prints are available to purchase online - link to website in bio
All proceeds to healthcare charities 😀 

#sendinghope #sendinglove #rainbowofhope #rainbowofhope🌈 #artistsoninstagram #vickidavidson #northyorkshireartist #thankyou
🌸Another ink drawing completed this week🌸

I can work on these through the week even when I am really busy as I can sit for 5 minutes at a time and work on little sections. It is very relaxing! 
Also, I don’t need to set my palette up or wash brushes. Just pick up my pen and go 😄 🖊 

Thanks to @sueswidlife for her incredible 📸 references 

#inkdrawing #learningtodraw #drawing #inksketch #sketch #northyorkshireartist #vickidavidson #artistsoninstagram
I’m going to work on this theme a little longer and plan some big paintings too 🎨 

I’m having fun 😃 
Let me know what you think!

I am also working on a couple of private commissions in the background.....

Thank you to the incredible, kind and talented photographer @sueswidlife for the 📸 references. I am so grateful 🙏 x

#artistsoninstagram #boxinghares #sketching #learntodrawsomething #wildlife #art #hares #britishwildlife #greetingcards #vickidavidson #northyorkshireartist #ukartist
Continuing with the boxing hare theme as I’m rather enjoying it 😀 

Another loose sketch with oil paints on a rough acrylic ground.

Approximately 15cm x 15cm

📸 ref: @sueswidlife 

#boxinghares #pink #pinkandpurple #oilpainting #paintsketch #sketching #vickidavidson #vickidavidsonart
New ink drawing.
Approx A4, grey toned paper

Sale agreed. 🖤🤍
Prints and cards will be available shortly ....

📸 ref: @sueswildlife_ 

#boxinghares #haresofinstagram 
#haresofinsta #inkdawing #sketching #drawingforfun #artistic #artistsoninstagram #linedrawing #britishwildlife #drawingisrelaxing #vickidavidson #vickidavidsonart
Do you know anyone you think may appreciate these images?

If so, perhaps you would kindly tag three people in the comments below?
🌈 
I’ll pop names of all those who do this in a hat next weekend and select one to receive a free greeting card of each image 😃 

✨All proceeds from sales go to local healthcare charities. ✨
Thank you 🙏 

🌈 

#sendinglove #sendinghope #inspirationalart #pandemic #covid_19 #charityfundraiser #northyorkshireartist #rainbowartwork #rainbowart #vickidavidson #vickidavidsonart #hope #lockdown #rainbow #facemask
It’s certainly going to be a dark, uphill and isolating journey for a little while.
Just focus on that rainbow 🌈 

Thank you so much for all your orders. Please bear with me as I organise new stock of prints and cards. 
Thank you for your patience. 

@herriothospicehomecare 

#artwork #charityart #covid_19 #pandemic #lockdown #lockdown2020 #lockdownlife #uphilljourney #rainbowofhope🌈 #herriothospicehomecare #friaragehospital #vickidavidsonart
Another little ink drawing 🖊 

This time on toned grey paper. Approx 15x15 cm

These little sketches and drawings prove very popular so I will get them mounted and available on my website for you in due course.

#boxinghares #hares #hareart #ink #inked #inkdrawing #simplesketch #illustration #animalillustration #northyorkshireartist #vickidavidson #vickidavidsonart #artmakesmehappy

📸 ref: @sueswildlife_ 🙏
Ink drawing

Watercolour paper
21x16cm

‘Boxing Hares’

📸 ref. @sueswildlife_ 

#haresofinstagram #boxinghares #hareart #hareartwork #drawingintonewyear #wildlifeart #vickidavidson #vickidavidsonart #happyspace #artmakesmehappy🎨
What a year! 

It’s a little hard to sum up 2020 in words. But then, I am more of a picture person!

Work (nursing) has been a constant challenge but I am a teeny part of many brilliant teams who have all demonstrated incredible resilience and dedication throughout 👏 

Art has brought me solace, focus and joy throughout the year and I am extremely grateful to have this in my life. To have been able to share my art and hopefully bring comfort, distraction and joy to others is truly magical and now the driving force behind my work.

Thank you so sincerely to everyone who has supported me this year by purchasing and sharing my work and providing comments and many kind words of encouragement. 🙏🥰

Thanks especially to @wensleydalegalleries @niddimaging @coastalfineartandframing @theartshops @sueswildlife_ @tomcroftartist @steestc @artiosgallery @animalartgallery @theartcrowdnorthallerton 
@lakent @pepperstreetuk @herriothospicehomecare 
@artinthepen @daleschristmasmarket 

And, of course, my fabulous and very patient family 🌈🙌💝

Wishing you all a safe, peaceful, happy and  healthy Christmas and I can’t wait to share more art with you in 2021 and beyond...🎨 

🎄 🍷 😷 🌈 

#artvartist2020 
#thisyear 
#hope 
#paintingforcharity 
#🌈 
#thankyouart 
#iloveart 
#artmakesmehappy 
#portraitsfornhsheroes 
#nhs 
#nurseandartist 
#northyorkshireartist 
#vickidavidsonart 
#vickidavidson 
#businessplanning2021
A fat little puddin’ of a Robin!

Acrylic on canvas. 6”x6”
**SOLD**

📸 ref: @lakent 

#newartwork 
#findingtimetocreate 
#robin 
#robinredbreast 
#winter 
#christmascarddesign 
#fluffybird 
#colour 
#create 
#goldenacrylics
A little selection box 🌈

#artforsale 
#shoponline 
#artistsoninstagram 
#animalart 
#northyorkshireartist 
#hare 
#robin 
#giftideas 
#artprintsforsale 
#vickidavidsonart 
#vickidavidson
I’ve been so busy processing and packing orders (and working the day job! 😷) that time to create has been very scarce 😔 

This little ink robin is all I’ve managed this week.
I’ve also made a start on a new little canvas painting for a special request and made some plans for my next commission painting. It’s just as well my customers waiting for commissions are very patient! 🕰 

Thank you so much to everyone who has placed an order online- all ‘Sending Love’ parcels 📦 have been dispatched today 🌈 

#busybusy 
#thankyouforyourorders❤️ 
#amazing 
#charityfundraiser 
#robin 
#inkdrawing 
#windsorandnewtonink 
#iloveart 
#creative 
#shoponline🛍
Sending Love ❤️
Sending Hope 🌈

Both available to purchase online now.

Small £25
Medium £39
Large £75

All prints signed, professionally mounted and acetate wrapped.

Also available as an A5 gift card

🌟all proceeds to healthcarecharities🌟

#sendinghope 
#hope 
#sendinglove 
#love 
#🌈 
#❤️ 
#nhs 
#northallerton 
#charities 
#heriothospicehomecare 
#therapeuticcare 
#covid_19 
#pandemic 
#poignant 
#2020 
#vickidavidson 
#northyorkshireartist 
#shoponline 
#wallart
‘Sending Love’

Prints and greeting cards now available via back-order on my website.

First batch of prints and cards due in stock very soon.....

#friendsofthefriarage #friaragehospital 
#sendinglove 
#hope 
#nhs 
#pandemic 
#northyorkshireartist 
#vickidavidson 
#vickidavidsonart 
#❤️ 
#🌈 
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#atoughyear 
#2020 
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‘Sending Love’ ♥️🌈

Delighted to unveil a new painting today at my local hospital, The Friarage Hospital in Northallerton, North Yorkshire (part of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust).

The painting is designed to compliment ‘Sending Hope’, and depicts this second wave of the pandemic and the winter months ahead.

**Prints and greeting cards will be available, and can be back ordered via my website from tomorrow**

🌟🌟All proceeds from the sale of prints and cards will go jointly to registered charities ‘Friends of the Friarage’ and ‘Herriot Hospice Homecare’🌟🌟

Thank you to everyone who has been involved in this project and to Friarage hospital management for allowing it to hang permanently in the hospital foyer. 

Thank you also to the kind and generous @wensleydalegalleries for the beautiful frame 🌟 

All art products used from @theartshops Northallerton 🎨 

Prints and cards produced by the brilliant @niddimaging 

@herriothospicehomecare 

#pandemic 
#nhs 
#hope 
#love 
#sendinghope 
#sendinglove 
#covid_19 
#communityspirit❤️ 
#supportcharity 
#friaragehospital 
#southteesnhstrust 
#🌈 
#♥️

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News from Vicki

Latest Blogs

Sending Love

As the pandemic looked set to continue through the winter months, I wanted to create a second painting to mark this continuing journey. My first painting, ’Sending Hope’, had been so well received, with sales generating thousands of pounds for charity, I felt there...
Hooped Earrings by Vicki Davidson

New York Gallery. Juried Exhibition

It is very exciting to take part in my first juried gallery exhibition. This is an international group exhibition with New York based Artios Gallery https://www.artiosgallery.com/   The exhibition is titled ‘Art Of Being Alone: The Memorable Moments Of My Life’....
Portraits for NHS Heroes

Portraits for NHS Heroes – Book to be Published

I am thrilled my painting of 'Surgeon-Turned-Nurse', Mr Joel Dunning, is to be featured in a new hardback book this November. The book has been curated by the mastermind behind the Instagram initiative of 'Portraits for NHS Heroes' (#portraitsfornhsheroes), artist Tom...

New Product

Whilst exhibiting at The Art Crowd, Northallerton High Street, my fresh-off-the-easel painting, titled ‘Yorkshire Hare’ was given pride of place in the window display. He generated a lot of interest and sold very quickly.However, I had recently learned that my...

ASK A QUESTION

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you take commissions

Unfortunately I am unable to take new commissions just at the moment, this is because my waiting list is full.

Don’t worry though, commissions will be available again, so please keep an eye on the website and my social media accounts for updates in regard to this.

Do you ship overseas?

Yes! Shipping costs are applied in the shop. If you are outside the UK and your order includes a framed original, then please get in touch via hello@vickidavidson.com to arrange shipping of this item. 

Is your work available in galleries?

Yes. I have work in the following local galleries if you would like to visit and view paintings in person.

Coastal Fine Art and Framing, Town Hall Buildings, Northallerton, North Yorkshire.

https://www.facebook.com/townhallbuildings

The Animal Art Gallery, Malton, North Yorkshire

https://www.theanimalartgallery.co.uk/

Do you supply prints in frames?

Prints are supplied with a hard backing board and laser-cut mount in a neutral colour (usually cream or white). It is then acetate wrapped for protection.

I can arrange bespoke framing if required. This can take up to four weeks, will be priced individually depending on choice and will incur a higher shipping cost.

Again, for original works, if not already in a frame, then I can assist with this.

Please contact me via hello@vickidavidson.com to discuss your framing requirements

What if I don't like my picture?

I hope you will be delighted with your new artwork. However, in the unlikely event you are not entirely satisfied then please contact me via hello@vickidavidson.com

I am happy to provide a full refund provided the artwork is returned in perfect condition. Return shipping costs to be paid by the customer.

Can I order prints in different sizes?

Yes! Please contact Vicki via hello@vickidavidson.com to discuss bespoke print sizes.

What is Giclée printing?

Giclée is a French word (pronounced Zhee-Clay) which literally means “fine spray”. Giclée fine art prints are produced digitally on high quality inkjet printers, which have the capability to reproduce a much wider range of colours than conventional processes, due to the specially formulated inks and media used. The Giclée process is really the only current solution available to artists who wish to obtain a close match to their original work and have the peace of mind that the prints will remain vibrant and fade resistant for decades to come.

All of the printing at Vicki Davidson is carried out by Nidd Imaging. Their quality of prints is exceptional!

Each print is approved by Vicki to ensure the colour match is as exact as possible to the original.

You can see more about Nidd Imaging and their printing process via; http://www.niddimaging.co.uk/

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