Lucy Pittaway returns as official artist for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire
Lucy Pittaway has been confirmed as the race’s official artist for a third successive year.
Lucy beat off stiff competition to be awarded the title in 2016 and the partnership has flourished in the time since then. Her first commission ‘Hills, Dales and Woolly Tails’ proved hugely popular with cycling fans and art aficionados alike, and the ‘Pedals, Passion and Glory’ piece in 2017 was also a significant success. New for 2018 – instead of creating just one official print – Lucy has produced a series of five bespoke Tour de Yorkshire pieces.
Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, said: “We are delighted to be teaming up with Lucy again and continuing our partnership. Her creations are always a joy to behold – bright, colourful and full of life – and we’re in for a real treat this year with no-less than five specialist pieces being produced. “The countdown to the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire is very much on now and we’re all working tirelessly to ensure the fourth edition on 3-6 May will be the biggest and best one yet.”
Lucy Pittaway said: “I am thrilled to be asked to be the official artist for the Tour de Yorkshire for a third successive year. With my home town of Richmond being an official start, it makes this year even
For more information on Lucy Pittaway’s work and wider collection, go to www.lucypittaway.co.uk or visit the Lucy Pittaway Art Gallery in Brompton-on-Swale, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 7SN.