Prepare to be Inspired!


Trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Sylvie Fourcin, our Director, went on a group trip to YSP recently, and had this to say: ‘The project at Ripon House was a truly inspiring and transformational one. Artists Becky Cherriman and Milena Dragic used creative writing techniques as well as printing and textile painting to inspire and engage a group of women who…

The Curator came for tea with Studio 3

Our Wednesday art group, Studio 3, are being inspired by JS Cotman’s work, especially in Yorkshire. Theodore from Leeds Art Gallery came to tea with them at Artlink in March and had a fantastic afternoon. As the group made their sketches, Theodore looked on fascinated at how everyone had a different take, picked out a…

Good news!

Exciting news at Artlink, here’s a message from Sylvie our Director: ‘We are delighted with the success of our application to the Big Lottery Fund Grant- Reaching Communities, for #MovingOn, a three year project with vulnerable adults.’ This is due to start in April 2017 in leeds, more details to follow.

Exhibition on now at Seven Arts

Artlink presents an exhibition of work produced by LiLAC participants (all of whom live in Progress Housing Group properties) who are adults with learning disabilities.  The process began with participants creating mono-prints, which were then used as a focus for various imaginative exercises, led by artist Becky Cherriman, ending with words on stones. Please come…

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Studio 3 exhibition at Heart

We’re very happy to announce an exhibition at Heart in Headingley by two of our artists from Studio 3, our art group for people in recovery from mental health issues. The work ranges from tree drawings to landscape based abstracts and an intriguing photograph…. The exhibition runs until the 10th October in the Ridge room…

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Unity Arts at Artlink

We were really happy to host a Unity Arts workshop before Hyde Park Unity Day. Unity Arts gives emerging artists a platform to gain experience, connect with local organisations and try out ideas whilst making artworks for Hyde Park Unity Day. The intention is to attract a diverse range of participants from the local community through…

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Get Started Open Day

The Get Started Open Day took off with aplomb around 1pm on 6th July.  The Artlink building was full as we welcomed participants and support workers from the Get Started project, colleagues and new faces to Artlink. The building was vibrant and buzzing as our guests explored the exhibition, watched and listened to films, animation,…

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Artlink at Beyond Arts Festival

We are proud to have some pictures from the Get Started project shown at the the Beyond festival. Our workshop at the recent Launch event went very well. Artlink Director Sylvie Fourcin said: ”The Beyond launch at the Leeds Library 700 exhibition space was a wonderful opportunity for people attending day centres to participate in an artistic…

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Studio 3 in motion at Leeds Art Library

The Movement & Drawing workshop with Gerry Turvey last week went very well, enabling Studio 3 members to participate imaginatively. They obviously enjoyed being given the freedom to create ‘art’ using their whole body in a different space to their normal studio environment and interact in a way that wouldn’t be the ‘norm’ in a library…

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