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The Forest of Possibility at Woodend

The Forest of Possibility is currently open at Woodend in Scarborough. We asked Director Andrew Clay to tell us a bit about what they do and their spectacular building. “Woodend is the former home of the Sitwell Family.  The house, built in 1834, was then converted into the Natural History Museum in 1950.  The museum closed in 2006 and today the site has been transformed into Woodend Creative Workspace, a … Read More →

Meet Davy and Kristin McGuire at Woodend in Scarborough

On Tuesday 31st March we’re delighted to welcome Davy and Kristin McGuire to Woodend for a talk about their work. Recently returned from a sell out performance in Australia, they will talk about how they develop their intricate pieces which combine performance and paper into delicate and moving animations. At: Woodend, Scarborough The Crescent Scarborough North Yorkshire YO11 2PW On: Tuesday 31st March, 1-2pm Cost: £5 including tea/coffee To book call … Read More →

See The Forest of Possibility in Scarborough

Our current exhibition, The Forest of Possibility is now open at Woodend in Scarborough. We’ve had some lovely comments already, including this from a local journalist: “The highlight of the exhibition for me was Claire Brewster’s paper cuts of birds and insects, delicately sliced from old maps. The level of skill and technique is quite extraordinary. The irony of the bird figures, fixed in immobility yet illustrated from paper representative … Read More →

Take a journey with us into The Forest of Possibility

Our new exhibition is currently open at Abbey Walk Gallery in Grimsby so if you are local or travelling to North East Lincolnshire, please drop in. Opening times are here. The exhibition features works made with the most humble of materials- paper- transformed by the seven featured artists into cut images, sculptures, wallpaper and animation. We’ve had some great comments so far: “Went to see this today – wonderful exhibition. Sunshine … Read More →

A talk with Clare Skill

Clare Skill

Join us at 2pm on Saturday 14th February for a talk from artist Clare Skill Clare is exhibiting her work, made from cut and painted paper, in The Forest of Possibility. She is currently working in a design studio on large scale  sculptural works, contrasting with the delicate miniaturised worlds she has created for this exhibition. As well as developing her own practice, Clare has also worked as studio assistant … Read More →