Expressive Willow: talk and demonstration with Lizzie Farey

Lizzie Farey. Photo: Paul Harris

Expressive Willow Come and meet acclaimed artist Lizzie Farey at The Courthouse, Thirsk on Saturday 9 August Farey is a sculptor who makes striking forms from willow and organic materials, using traditional basketry techniques as a starting point. For her, “willow has become a medium for an interaction with nature that is deeply personal”. Lizzie will talk about how her work has developed from her earliest days working in stained … Read More →

Short film about Make it Slow at No 6 Studio Gallery

Thanks to North Yorkshire based Paul Harris for this lovely film about Make it Slow at No 6 Studio Gallery in Pateley Bridge featuring Chrysalis Arts’ Rick Faulkner talking about where the ‘slow’ concept originated and curator Grace Whowell on how the artists approach their work. We hope you agree that it’s looking great in this unique space – if you’ve seen the exhibition, we’d love to know what you think … Read More →

Make it Slow opens in Pateley Bridge

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Make it Slow is now open in No 6 Studio Gallery, Pateley Bridge- the fourth venue in the exhibition’s leisurely journey from Scarborough to Accrington. We’ve had a great response to the exhibition so far so if you haven’t seen it yet, you have until 6 August before it moves to The Old Courthouse in Thirsk, and finally to Accrington Library in September. We also have some exciting events planned … Read More →