New Look Crescent Arts

Posted by on May 12, 2021 in Discussion, Events, Uncategorised | No Comments

We are excited to reveal a fresh new look for Crescent, with new branding and an updated and accessible website. Since Crescent Arts’ inception in 1979 the organisation has had a number of logos reflecting the various changes the organisation has gone through.  We are now entering a new era for Crescent Arts , moving from our long-term […]

Crescent Arts // Micro-Commissions // Place

Crescent Arts // Micro-Commissions // Place Crescent Arts, Scarborough is launching a series of Micro-Commissions, offering £350 to creative practitioners across Scarborough, North Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Coastal Region (East Riding, Hull and the Humber).  The Opportunity – 4 x micro commission opportunities (£350 each) on theme of ‘place’ – For artists, creative practitioners, and […]

CVAN Presents…Art & Politics of Health| Bárbara Rodriguez + Oreet Ashery

Posted by on Jun 29, 2020 in Events | No Comments

Friday, July 3, 2020 2:00 PM  3:00 PM At a time when questions of health are most critical, curator Bárbara Rodriguez and artist Oreet Ashery explore the ever pertinent relationship between art and health. Follow this link to register:

New Digital Commissions at Scarborough Museums Trust

Posted by on Jun 29, 2020 in Events, Exhibitions | No Comments

New Digital Commissions invites seven artists to create digital artworks which will be released online over the next four months. These artworks will appear across a range of social media platforms and are part of our response to the ongoing lockdown. The commissions examine the significance of objects – museums artefacts, personal possessions or things noticed […]

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. […]

Mother. I am Going

Mother. I am Going

Crescent Arts’ resident artists Webb-Ellis will be exhibiting their new film, ‘Mother. I am Going’ at The Tetley in Leeds this November. The preview is scheduled for 7.00 pm on 14th November. The exhibition will run through to 23rd November, at the usual gallery times. The pair will also be exhibiting the film at Studio […]

Andy Black – Exhibition Photographs

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Events, Exhibitions, Workshops | No Comments
Andy Black – Exhibition Photographs

Crescent Arts presents… Andy Black: Garden & Big Garden “Andy Black’s drawings are intriguing and nothing is quite as straightforward as might first appear. Plant-like organisms seem disciplined by the geometry of topiary, rock-like outcrops stand monumentally erect, while other motifs hint at architectural landmarks. Explore these ‘landscapes’ in his exhibition ‘Garden’ and drawing installation […]

Art Party – The Exhibition! The Party! The Workshop!

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Events, Katherine A. Caddy | No Comments
Art Party – The Exhibition! The Party! The Workshop!

Crescent Arts presents an exhibition to celebrate the national release of the Art Party film! A display of Art Party memorabilia. Poster commissions by a host of artists
 Jeremy Deller, Jeff McMillan, Cornelia Parker, Oriana Fox, Bobby Baker, 
Janette Parris, Leo Fitzmaurice,
 Silvia Ziranek, Maureen Duffy, David Shrigley,
 John Smith, Pavel Büchler, Alexander Dodgson, Jessica