Papers and correspondence of Yorkshire Contemporary Art Group and St Paul's Gallery, Leeds

Scope and Content

Comprises: 1) Correspondence, posters, photographs and other material related to "New Art in Yorkshire" exhibition, 1987; 2) Material relating to exhibitions and events held by YCAG, 1984-1988; 3) Material relating to exhibitions and events held at St Paul's Gallery, 1979-1987; 4) Correspondence, 1979-1987; 5) Minutes of YCAG Management Committee and Liaison Committee; 6) Minutes of St Paul's Gallery Governors Meetings; 7) Material relating to individual artists; 8) Diaries, 1984-1987; 9) Three scrapbooks of newspaper cuttings.

Administrative / Biographical History

St Paul's Gallery was opened in 1979 as a continuation of Park Street Gallery, using the same premises on St Paul's Street, Leeds. From 1984 the Gallery shared Stowe House, Bishopgate Street, with studio space provided by Leeds Art Space Society. St Paul's Gallery closed in 1987. Yorkshire Contemporary Art Group was formed in 1984 to devise and administer art projects in Yorkshire and Humberside, and to develop opportunities for artists. YCAG was a co-operation between St Paul's Gallery, Yorkshire Printmakers Ltd and Leeds Art Space Society.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted


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