Directory

If you would like your organisation to be listed on the directory page please contact info@lvaf.org.uk. 
Please note, we will not list individual artists, this is a list of visual arts organisations, spaces, collectives and projects in and around Leeds.

& Model
Gallery space in central Leeds.
Location | 19 East Parade, Leeds, LS1 2BH
Website | www.andmodel.com

Artist Book Collective
Artist Book Collective is a Leeds based organisation with strong international links with the artist book community
artistbookcollective.blogspot.co.uk

Assembly House Studios
An artist-run studio and project space located in a Victorian textiles mill near the Leeds-Liverpool canal. Containing 15 permanent studio spaces, the venue also plays host to screenings, talks, workshops, crits, exhibitions, informal tutorials and more.
Location | 44 Canal Road, Armley, LS12 2PL
Website | www.assemblyhousestudios.co.uk

Axisweb
Curated showcase for UK contemporary art. They help you make connections, find work and stay informed.
Website | www.axisweb.org

Basement Arts Projects
Venue for visual arts, performance, film and lectures based in a domestic environment in LS11.
Location | 28 Burton Terrace, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 5JH
Phone | 0750 672 1504
Website | www.basementartsproject.com

Black Dogs
Collective based around Leeds, Bradford and London.
Website | www.black-dogs.org

Blip Blip Blip
blip blip blip is an exhibitions programme committed to examining and fostering relationships between contemporary art practice and art education.
Location | East Street Arts, Patrick Studios, St. Mary’s Lane, LS9 7EH
Website | blipblipblip.co.uk/

The Bowery
The Bowery is an independent art gallery based in Headingley, specialising in exhibiting new and emerging artists and supporting their practice.
Location | 54 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 2AL
Website | www.thebowery.org/

Catalogue
Catalogue is an independent graphic design studio founded in 2010 based in the North of England.
Website: www.thisiscatalogue.co.uk

The Culture Company
The Culture Company is an independent cultural agency bringing ideas and fresh thinking.
Location | Studio LG3 Aire Street Workshops, 30-34 Aire Street Workshops, Leeds LS1 4HT
Website | theculturecompany.co.uk

East Street Arts
East Street Arts is a contemporary visual arts charity that creates and provides space for visual artists to develop.
Location | Patrick Studios, St. Mary’s Lane, Leeds, LS9 7EH
Website | eaststreetarts.org.uk

Enjoy Art Space
Venue for exhibition and performance with studio spaces based in LS9.
Location | ENJOY ART SPACE, Unit 22, Mabgate,Leeds,LS9 7DZ,UK
Website | www.enjoythevoltaire.co.uk

Harewood: The Terrace
The Terrace Gallery, was the first contemporary art gallery in an English country House.
Location | Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds, LS17 9LG
Website | www.harewood.org/house/below-stairs/terrace-gallery

Henry Moore Institute
The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds.
Location | 74, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AH
Website | www.henry-moore.org/hmi

Hyde Park Picture House
The Hyde Park Picture House was built in 1914, and is one of the only surviving picture palaces in the UK.
Location | Hyde Park Picture House, Brudenell Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 1JD
Website | www.hydeparkpicturehouse.co.uk

Inc. Workshop
Fully equipped pay-as-you-go members workshop located in Sheepscar, a 10 minute walk from Leeds City Centre.
Location | Inc. Workshop, Sheepscar House, 15 Sheepscar Street South, Leeds LS7 1AD
Website | www.inc-yorkshire.com

Inkwell Arts Cafe
LS9 based Cafe, Gallery and charitable arts organisation.
Location | 31 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3LW
Website | www.inkwellarts.org.uk

Intelligent Clashing
Blog curated by artist Rhiannon Silver living and working in Leeds.
Website | www.intelligent—–clashing.com

Leeds Art Gallery
Established in 1888, Leeds Art Gallery is a museum whose collection of 20th-century British Art is recognised by the British government as a collection “of national importance”.
Location | The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AA
Website | www.leedsartgallery.co.uk

Leeds Gallery
Leeds Gallery is an independent commercial art gallery in Leeds, West Yorkshire specialising in Photography, Illustration and Fine Art.
Location | Munro House, York Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS9 8AG
Website | www.leedsgallery.com

Leeds Art Map
The overall aim of the Leeds Art Map is to bring together as much information about the cultural events in Leeds and present them using a simple, easy-to-access interface.
Website | leedsartmap.co.uk

Leeds Creative Timebank
Collective exploring notions of alternative currencies in the art world.
Website | www.leedcreativetimebank.co.uk

Lumen
Lumen is an artistic audio visual collective. They provide services for projections, arts events, gallery installation and equipment hire.
Location | Unit 34, Barkston House, Croyden Street, Leeds, LS11 9RT
Website | lumen.org.uk

Mexico Project Space
Mexico is a gallery and curatorial project in Leeds city centre which shows and supports contemporary art.
Location | 25 Wharf Chambers, Wharf Street, Leeds, LS2 7EQ
Website | www.m-e-x-i-c-o.co.uk

Melbourne Street Studios
Melbourne Street Studios are a creative hub for arts practitioners, creatives and businesses in Yorkshire.
Location | 2 -22 Melbourne Street, Leeds, LS2 7PS
Website | www.melbournestreetstudios.com/tag/leeds

New Young Leeds
New Young Leeds is a curatorial collective based in Leeds who support the local art scene from the ground up.
Facebook | www.facebook.com/newyoung.leeds/

Northern Art Prize
The Northern Art Prize was founded in 2007, and has established itself as an important award – recognised nationally as a relevant profiler of artists working in the North East, North West and Yorkshire regions.
Website | www.northernartprize.org.uk

On the Edge
On the Edge is a Community Arts and Culture Organisation, founded in 2010 to initiate an annual festival in Leeds.
Website | www.ontheedgeleeds.co.uk

Pavilion
Pavilion is a commissioning organisation that deals with contemporary art and its politics.
Location | Pavilion, Room 2.12, 11 – 14 Blenheim Terrace, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT
Website | www.pavilion.org.uk

Precious
Precious is an art collective borne out of frustration with the excessively delicate and constrained atmosphere of the art school.
Website | www.preciousart.co.uk

Q-art
An organisation for current and prospective students, graduates, self-trained artists and all those with an interest in art.
Website | http://q-art.org.uk/

Soanyway
Soanyway is an online magazine, edited and published by Derek Horton and Lisa Stansbie.
Website | www.soanyway.org.uk

Spur
An artist led commissioning and publishing organisation, producing an experimental programme of activity.
Website | www.spurpublication.co.uk

The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery offers both innovative temporary exhibitions and displays treasures from the University Art Collection
Location | The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, Parkinson Building, Woodhouse Lane, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT
Website | www.leeds.ac.uk/gallery

The Tetley
The Tetley is a new centre for contemporary art and learning, located in the former headquarters of the world-famous Tetley Brewery.
Location | Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ, UK
Website | thetetley.org

Village Bookstore & Gallery
Village is an independent book store and gallery based in Leeds, UK, specialising in self-published zines from artists based both in Yorkshire and worldwide.
Location | Unit 8/9 Balcony Level, The Corn Exchange, Call Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 7BR
Website | www.villagebookstore.co.uk/

Wild Pansy Press Project Space and Portable Reading Room
The Wild Pansy Press is a collective art practice and small publishing house.
The Wild Pansy Press Project Space is a public venue for experimental works which use the practices of reading, writing and publication as their medium and/or content.
The Portable Reading Room is a mobile bookshop, gallery and project space.
Location | School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies of the University Of Leeds, Old Mining Building, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9JT
Website | www.wildpansypress.com/index.php?/the-wild-pansy-press-project-space

White Cloth Gallery
White Cloth Gallerys’ aim is to encourage established artists, primarily in the photography and film industry, to exhibit and elevate projects of particular importance to them.
Location | White Cloth Gallery, 4 – 26 Aire Street, Leeds, LS1 4HT
Website | www.whiteclothgallery.com

Woolgather
Woolgather [meaning; to engage in fanciful daydreaming] is a contemporary arts organisation that works with creative practitioners to develop new work and dialogue in all visual & live art forms.
Website | www.woolgatherart.com

The Workshop Press Gallery
A new gallery and venue for print production with etching facility and exhibition space.
Location | 10 Back Newton Grove, Chapeltown, LS7 4HW
Website | www.garrybarkeronline.com/page14.htm

XO
XO is a nomadic collective aiming to generate a series of exhibitions and events.
Website | www.xo-xo.co.uk