Art Connections is a Chrysalis Arts project providing a range of services for visual artists in York, North Yorkshire and beyond.


Links to other Artists’ Information and Support:

Arts Council England
The national development agency for the arts in England, distributing public money from the Government and the National Lottery.

Arts Development UK
Professional association, with a membership drawn from local authorities and those working in the creative industries sector in England and Wales.

Arts Hub UK
Arts Hub UK publishes essential jobs and news information to professionals working in the UK arts and cultural industries.

Artist Information Company (a-n)
Information, advice and professional exchange for visual artists in the UK. Includes job opportunity listings, editorials, knowledge bank of subjects relating to working as a professional artist, artist profiles and details of publications and research.

Provides practical support to visual artists throughout their careers; includes a directory, a library of advice guides, information about legislation, and details of their projects and activities.

Arts Professional
Arts Professional is a magazine and an online resource for all sectors, specialisms and regions of the arts. It offers a platform for those involved in arts management and practice to share their views, ideas and experiences on everyday issues affecting the sector.

Curated showcase for UK contemporary art.

Be Smart About Art
Be Smart About Art inspire and advise art dealers, artists and creatives on advancing their practices and developing successful businesses doing what they love.

Here you can find out about the work of Create and the services they offer as well as information and resources relevant to the artistic and cultural life of the North Yorkshire Coast.

Creative Boom
An online magazine and network community that aims to celebrate, inspire and support the creative industries throughout the UK and the rest of the world.

Crescent Arts
Crescent Arts aims to support and promote contemporary visual arts in Scarborough and beyond, for the benefit of artists, visitors, participants and our members.

Membership organisation representing gallery, art and education professionals in the UK and over 20 countries worldwide.

Henry Moore Foundation
The Foundation supports a wide range of projects and activities in the visual arts through its donations programme. Among areas covered are student bursaries, fellowships for artists and grants to art institutions, galleries and museums.

ixia is the public art think tank – it provides guidance on the role of art in the public realm. Through its activities ixia identifies and challenges restrictive practices which result in limited and missed opportunities for artists working in the public realm.

Jerwood Visual Arts
For the first time, the Jerwood Charitable Foundation is pulling together its visual arts prizes to be held at one venue. The website contains the objectives, submission dates and exhibition dates of our work in applied arts, drawing, painting, photography and sculpture.

Lancashire Artists Network
A network of artists living/working in Lancashire and beyond.

Own Art
The Own Art scheme is designed to make it easy and affordable for everyone to buy contemporary works of art and craft including paintings, photography, sculpture, glassware and furniture.

Sculpture Network
The European portal for three-dimensional art and sculpture

Visual Arts and Galleries Association UK-wide professional network for all who work in the presentation, production and development of the visual arts.

Visual Arts in Rural Communities (VARC)
VARC funds and manages an on-going programme of twelve-month residencies for visual artists.

Visiting Arts
Works to bring culturally diverse visual arts from around the world to UK audiences. EU cultural contact point.

Voluntary Arts England
Voluntary Arts England (VA England) seeks to promote participation in the arts and crafts by supporting the development of the voluntary arts sector.

Yorkshire & Humber Visual Arts Network
A voice and advocate for the region’s visual arts sector through a programme that effects change in the profile, reputation and sustainability of the visual arts in Yorkshire & the Humber and beyond.