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

Rural Contexts Seminar II

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Thursday 12 October, 2017 11am – 4.15pm Victoria Hall, Settle This is the second in a series of training and development events organised by Chrysalis Arts which will explore how artists working in rural environments or with rural themes are developing new platforms and approaches to visual arts practice. The programme will: Showcase current examples of innovative artistic practice from across the UK Explore how artists are engaging with some … Read More →

FABRIC OF PLACE

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Chrysalis Arts have developed and received funding for a new project as part of our Slow Art strand. Fabric of Place is a community based, artist in residence project, based in a specific area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park – Reeth, and the surrounding area of Swaledale – and draws upon themes of placemaking and local distinctiveness.  The two-year project will pilot a creative process that allows sufficient time for participating … Read More →

MARVELLOUS MECHANICALS

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Following successful fundraising, we’re delighted that Art Unpacked is back. The first exhibition in the new series is Marvellous Mechanicals, which will open at The Art Depot, as part of North Yorkshire Open Studios.  MARVELLOUS MECHANICALS 26 May – 11 June 2017 Starts at the Art Depot, Gargrave then touring venues in North Yorkshire & East Lancashire A celebration of the makers and tinkerers who explore movement in their art. Featuring a range of … Read More →

2017 ADVICE SESSIONS WITH CURATORS

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A chance to discuss your work with an experienced curator in a private and supportive setting. Each session lasts approximately 45mins. Places are limited – early booking is advised. Cost: £25 1:1 ADVICE SESSIONS FOR MAKERS with Artistic Director, Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds: Hayley Walker The Art Depot, Gargrave: 6 March 2017 1:1 ADVICE SESSIONS FOR FINE ARTISTS with Fine Art Curator, Educator and Artist: Martyn Lucas  The Art … Read More →