Webb-Ellis at Venice Biennale 2015

Webb-Ellis at Venice Biennale 2015

Resident artist duo, Webb-Ellis, have just returned from the preview week of Venice Biennale. Assisted by an a-n ‘Go and See’ bursary, they made the 2,418 mile round trip (from Scarborough to Venice and back) over land. This writing and video is their response:     “Books were only one type of receptacle where we […]

“MY 4 YEAR OLD COULD DO THAT!”

“MY 4 YEAR OLD COULD DO THAT!”

Resident artist Steven Malorie Potter reviews the work of Stephen Chambers in our recent Northern Print exhibition, ‘Glossary: How and Why Artists Make Prints’. Utilising the idea that something as “bog standard” as a potato can be used to create something beautiful Stephen Chambers shows off how even the simplest of printing techniques can yield complex […]

DEAD GOOD

DEAD GOOD

Resident artist Steven Malorie Potter reviews the work of Julian Meredith in our recent Northern Print exhibition, ‘Glossary: How and Why Artists Make Prints’. Artist uses corpse of dead bird to create ‘Swifts (The Scream)’ Using what he describes as a ‘hunter gatherer’ methodology Julian Meredith utilises direct printing to produce haunting reproductions. When describing […]

HMMMMM INDEED

HMMMMM INDEED

Resident artist Steven Malorie Potter reviews Webb-Ellis’s recent exhibition at Crescent Arts. One would be forgiven upon hearing a description of ‘hmmmmm’, for thinking it the start of a bad joke about contemporary art. Two artists, painted blue, dancing naked in a pink room to music only they can hear for 5 hours. The reality of […]

Resident artists selected for a-n bursary

Resident artists selected for a-n bursary

Resident artists Webb-Ellis tell us about their a-n bursary… We are delighted to have been selected to receive an a-n Bursary to allow us to visit the Venice Biennale during preview week in early May. We will be traveling in ‘Mistress Enid Abbott’, our converted mini-bus, making the over 2,500 mile round trip part of […]

Karen T: AA2A ‘Plus’ & Craft Council Accessions

Karen T: AA2A ‘Plus’ & Craft Council Accessions

Karen Thompson has been busy this autumn! She was recently awarded an AA2A ‘Plus’ placement with York Art Gallery and York College . Karen will make work in response to York Museums Trust’s ceramic collection over the coming months. In November the artist visited the top secret York Museums Trust’s stores, searching for works to respond to. […]

Footnotes – installation shots

Footnotes – installation shots

‘Footnotes’ Webb-Ellis Sarah Coggrave Serena Partridge The exhibition is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11am – 4pm, until 20th December.

Footnotes

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Exhibitions | No Comments
Footnotes

FOOTNOTES | CRESCENT ARTS, SCARBOROUGH | AUTUMN 2014 Footnotes is a group exhibition that presents work by four artists who took up studios at Crescent Arts this year; Sarah Coggrave, Serena Partridge and artist partnership Caitlin and Andrew Webb-Ellis. Their work spans performance, film, photography and meticulously crafted artworks. You are invited to the preview of […]

Studio Opportunities with us

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Studio Opportunity | No Comments
Studio Opportunities with us

STUDIO OPPORTUNITIES AT CRESCENT ARTS, SCARBOROUGH Crescent Arts is a contemporary visual arts organisation based in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. We are inviting printmakers and ceramicists to apply for subsidised studio space supported through professional development, exhibition opportunities and access to production and workshop facilities. We are keen to encourage artists whose work is innovative, challenging […]

In Search of Places to Sit: Miss Pilchard at Manchester Free For Arts Festival

In Search of Places to Sit: Miss Pilchard at Manchester Free For Arts Festival

Once every hour a single train takes passengers from Scarborough to Manchester (and beyond – Liverpool Lime Street is the final stop). Last week Miss Pilchard – spinster, adventurer and alter-ego – undertook this journey. More accustomed to provincial gentility than the bustle of the city, her explorations formed part of the 2014 Free For […]

Load More