Photo credit to Cal Carey, pictured from left to right – Rob Millward, Amy Austin, Deb Covell and Sadie Joan Rogers.

Documenting Navigator North’s legacy of exhibitions, commissions and public events.


Deb Covell Retrospective

In 2018/19 we worked with International, Saltburn based artist, Deb Covell as part of a major mid-career retrospective.

Conversations in Painting

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Since 2017 we have supported this project bringing people together to discuss contemporary painting practice.


Our innovation programme in 2018 supporting artist development, sustainability and production of public realm works.

Latest Edition

In 17/18 we worked with artists and project partners to explore sustainable practice via commissions, artist editions and a touring exhibition.

PD Programme 16/17

Professional development and support of creative practice for early stage artists – bringing artist work to a public audience.

The NICE Programme

Delivered in 2012 and 2015 NICE was a 6 month professional development programme for emerging artists in the Tees Valley.

Print Residency

The Navigator North Print Studio artist residency with Suzie Devey in 2015 at Dundas House, Middlesbrough.


Navigator North artist residency with Sara Cooper responding to the natural history collections at The Dorman Museum in Middlesbrough.

Trash ‘N’ Treasure

A series of social selling events bringing together the creative community in Tees Valley to pass on previous works, used materials and equipment.

Open Studios

Held across a number of years in various spaces our open studio events are a great way to meet artists and find out how they make their work.

Art Land

A two week programme of visual arts events which took place in Bishop Auckland in 2009.