The Bradford district of West Yorkshire has been, and continues to be, the home and inspiration for professional visual artists. This website celebrates the diversity of artistic talent in the area, past and present.
The city, towns, countryside and people of the district continue to provide inspiration to local artists

The life and work of Bradford artists, past and present.

This website is an illustrated guide to professional artists past and present who were born, work, or have made their home, in what is now known as the Bradford Metropolitan District – including David Hockney.

The aim of this guide is to collate information about local artists for the benefit of art lovers and supporters in the district and elsewhere.

The people included on this site are or have been professional artists, making visual art forms the main focus of their work; more information about inclusion criteria is found here.

The biographical summaries and images have been drawn from a range of online and printed sources in the public domain (see ‘Sources’).

Click on any letter in 'Artists' above to begin your search.

MULLINS, Deborah

MULLINS, Deborah
Deborah Mullins is a Haworth-based textile artist, with a particular interest in hand embroidery. Her most recent work has been inspired by a three-month sabbatical to...

TRIBILLON, Jenny

TRIBILLON, Jenny
The window and mural artist, Jenny Tribillon, was born 1985 in the Carcassonne region of Southern France. She came to live in England over 10...

CROSBY, Sharon

CROSBY, Sharon
Sharon Crosby   is a mixed-media artist, based in Ilkley, who uses a range of media, including traditional watercolour painting and drawing, polyblock and other printing...

HAYTON, Joseph

HAYTON, Joseph
Joseph Hayton is a stone carver and sculptor who lives at Silsden and has a studio/workshop at Pateley Bridge. He works in stone, marble and...