Access Unpacked Seminar

Access Unpacked Seminar

Presented by Chrysalis Arts Development & Outside In Artists’ talks and discussions on access and barriers. Friday 20 September 10.00am–3.00pm Whitby Museum Pannett Park Whitby YO21 1RE Join us at Whitby Museum to hear from the artists currently exhibiting in our Hard Wired exhibition now on display at Whitby Library.  They’ll be sharing their personal journeys and discussing their work as we dive deeper into the themes of access and barriers in … Read More →

Hard Wired: Artist Announcement

Stenahoria

We’re pleased to announced the 10 selected artists for our upcoming exhibition, Hard Wired. Hard Wired is at ArtUnpacked exhibition in partnership with the award-winning charity Outside In. Read More →

Tickets Available: Crafting Change Seminar

Debris Chair

Crafting Change Seminar A one-day event, exploring sustainability and craft. Fri 3 May 10.30am–3.00pm Selby Abbey, Selby £10.00 incl Lunch Held in the historic Selby Abbey, this seminar will feature talks and a Q&A, as well as a lunch. You’ll have the opportunity to meet other makers and creatives who are interested in sustainability and craft. Join us, as we dig even deeper into the discussions posed to us by … Read More →

Coming Soon: Hard Wired

Outside In Logo

We’re delighted to announced a new collaboration with the award-winning charity Outside In.Outside In works to create a fairer and more inclusive art world. They provide a platform for artists who face barriers to the art world. Barriers like health, disability, isolation or social circumstance. Read More →

Free, family friendly activities at Selby Library this summer

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Free, family friendly drawing activities at Selby Library this summer As Truth and Fantasy moves to Selby Library this August, join us for some fantastic drawing activities with exhibition artists Penny Davenport and Simon Woolham. Our first official day is Saturday 4th August but you can come in for early inspiration from 2pm on Friday 3rd. Penny Davenport will be in the library both days (2-5pm on Friday and 10-12 … Read More →

Penny Davenport at North Bridlington Library

Still life drawing

We had a fantastic time last month when Penny Davenport, whose work features in Truth and Fantasy, came from her home in Liverpool to Bridlington to encourage people to draw. In fact, the feedback was so positive we invited Penny to come back to Brid in half term. On Thursday 31 May Penny will be working with one of the groups that uses the library regularly and on Friday 1 … Read More →

Meet the curator: Martyn Lucas

Martyn installing

Art Unpacked exhibitions are put together by a small team of people at Chrysalis Arts Development, covering everything from developing the initial idea to fundraising, marketing and installation. We work with different curators to develop the ideas for each exhibition, and for Truth and Fantasy we asked Martyn Lucas to work with us. We asked him to tell us about how he goes about curating an exhibition: How did you … Read More →

Meet the artist: Simon Woolham

Simon Woolham The Transmitter Room, biro on paper 2016 21x29cm

Art Unpacked asked Truth and Fantasy artist Simon Woolham to share a little bit more about himself and his art. Simon pushes the boundaries of what we understand by the simple term ‘drawing,’ introducing us to performance, digital technologies and multi-layered artworks. Could you describe your artistic intention and process? Broadly speaking my processes evolve around expanded drawing and the concept of creating a physical, virtual and psychological artistic residency. … Read More →