Artist Support &
Continuing Professional Development

Artists Serena Partridge, Angela Chalmers, and Annika Andersson with Crafts specialist Katerina Karlsson.
Collaboration with Konsthantverkscentrum (KHVC) and Naaskonsthantverk, West  Sweden.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a core part of what we do at Chrysalis Arts. For the past decade, it’s been a priority of ours to offer opportunities to professional artists living in rural North Yorkshire, East Lancashire and other Northern areas.  In recent years, as a response to the widening climate emergency,  we’ve become more committed to our  principles of  Slow Art and environmentally responsible arts practice. These now inform all of our CPD work.

Artist in Residence Opportunity at The Art Depot in Gargrave, North Yorkshire

Apply by midnight 30 December

The residency is intended for an artist (or artists) to research and develop new work that focuses on environmental and climate issues, articulates an ecology of place...

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GAP Session 17 featuring Amy Franceschini of Futurefarmers

Friday 18 November

Online Greening Arts Practice Session

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GAP Session 18 featuring Ilana Halperin

Friday 27 January

Online Greening Arts Practice Session

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GAP Session 19 featuring Bryony Benge-Abbott

March 2023

Online presentation and discussion with Artist Bryony Benge-Abbott

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Natural Pigments made by Jacqui Symons, featured in the Greening Arts Practice Guide

Greening Arts Practice

is a professional development programme to support artists’ practice and engagement with climate change and related environmental and sustainability issues. The Greening Arts Practice (GAP) programme involves bursary and mentoring opportunities alongside talks and discussions incorporating a diverse range of approaches to art, ecological and sustainability issues.

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Explore Previous GAP Sessions & other CPD
Introduction page spread of the Greening Arts Practice Guide


Resources for artists and arts organisations looking to learn about Slow Art, Greening Arts Practice and more.


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“It has really opened my mind to the possibilities of bringing ecology and sustainability into my own practice, especially in partnership with other organisations.”