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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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The Weather Cafe

Studio 3 have been invited to participate in the Weather Cafe, an extraordinary new space on the Headrow which will respond to the changing weather of the city. Inside, the shifting environment will evolve as the wind blows, the rain falls and a thick cloud unfolds around you. Created by artist David Shearing, THE WEATHER CAFÉ…

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Artlink nominated for award

Artlink West Yorkshire has been shortlisted for the Third Sector Care Awards under the Creative Arts Strand. We attended an interview in London on October 21st as one of the handful final competitors and will hear the results at  the awards ceremony on the 9th Dec in London at an event hosted by Dame Esther…

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Memories of the 40s, 50s and 60s

We’re really looking forward to being part of this fashion and music event at Leeds City Museum, bringing together older people throughout Leeds. Artlink will be doing an art installation with artists Becky Cherriman and Jim Bond.

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New project with local primary school in Bramley

Last week Artlink artists Bryony and Ellie spent an energetic morning at Bramley Primary School. The Year 6 class has been invited to take part in our Get Started Year 2 project at Bramley Fulfilling Lives Centre. The autumn project involves workshops introducing the school children and the adult participants to each other through drama,…

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