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

Projects Archive


  • fragments of the past small

    Extending Practice/Celebrating Place

    The success of Inspired by Heritage encouraged Chrysalis to develop this model for an ambitious project which combined commissions with mentoring support. Extending Practice/Celebrating Place took place between 2010 and 2012. It¬†offered commissions to ten North Yorkshire artists, working in …
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  • birch forest square

    Connections North Residency Programme

    Connections North has supported international residency opportunities for ten North Yorkshire artists in Central Finland, West Sweden and Ireland. Artists 2011/12 David and Heather Cook, Printmakers – residencies at The Finnish National Print Centre, Jyvaskyla, Finland Katharine Holmes, …
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  • The Spring Clean

    Inspired by Heritage

    This project offered six contemporary artists from North Yorkshire the opportunity to research and explore a specific aspect of the collections of county-based galleries or heritage sites, in order to experiment and develop a new body of work for exhibition. The sites, host organisations and artists …
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