Reproduction of a bison from one of the Altamira cave paintings
Source Wikimedia Commons. Image credit Rameessos
 
Leeds Inspired is part of the Leeds City Council (West Yorkshire, England) cultural programme that, “…celebrates arts, sport and heritage events throughout the year” and which, supports culture in the city through the Leeds Inspired website, their grants schemes and commissions.”
 
The Leeds Inspired what’s on website brings together the city’s annual highlights alongside independent events and fleet-of-foot DIY happenings to create an ever changing inspirational cultural calendar. Through our annual grants schemes and commissions we fund cultural projects that create high quality, accessible cultural experiences for Leeds’ residents and visitors alike.
 
Leeds Inspired is a Leeds City Council initiative and is led by a steering group of partners including West Yorkshire Playhouse, SAA-UK, Cultivate, Leeds Young Authors, Leeds Initiative, Leeds Met Gallery, Phoenix Dance and Duke Studios.
 
Today (10 December 2014) from 7:00-8:00pm Leeds Inspired welcomes –
 
David Veron to Otley Library where he will be talking about art through the ages, from cave painting to the work of modern artists, focusing on when these became recognized and accepted as art. David will also talk about his own journey as an artist and the influences that have informed his approach to painting.
 
David Veron is an accomplished artist specialising in oils, who has been painting since he was fourteen and has practised full time since 2004. His work has been widely exhibited and is owned by private collectors throughout Europe.
 
Free event. No booking required. More information here.