“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Andy Black: Garden & Big Garden

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in Exhibitions, Workshops | No Comments
Andy Black: Garden & Big Garden

Crescent Arts presents recent drawings and a large-scale, site-specific installation drawing by Andy Black. Garden Recent drawings by Andy Black Preview evening: Friday 26th September At Crescent Arts between 7.00 – 9.00 pm Opening dates for this exhibition: Sat. 27th September – Sat. 1st November 2014 Thursdays to Saturdays 11.00 am – 4.00 pm and […]