Portfolio

  • Spiral & Pergola

    Spiral and Pergola, a new public artwork by Chrysalis Arts for Sowerby was commissioned by Aldi for the Public Realm Space on Topcliffe Road, Sowerby near Thirsk. Designed by Kate Maddison, it was created in collaboration with artisan wood specialist Ben Chester using regionally sourced oak and larch. Spiral represents a fragment of time moving forward ...
  • Lovells

    Chrysalis Arts was commissioned by Leeds City Council in consultation with Little London Arts, to create a new community artwork for the Lovell Hill Park entrance to the ‘Lovells’ housing estate near the city centre. The metalwork design is by Kate Maddison and is based on ideas developed in community workshops by locally based artist Hannah Carey. The artwork consists ...
  • Lord Street Artworks

    Artwork for Lord Street Gardens has been designed by artists Kate Maddison and Van Nong from Chrysalis Arts to compliment the refurbishment of Lord Street Gardens by Sefton Council. The Gardens were originally designed by Thomas Mawson, a renowned landscape architect of the arts and crafts movement and retain many of their original features.  ‘NAUTILUS’ ILLUMINATED ...
  • Locklines

    Locklines A public art project developed by Chrysalis Arts for a series of commemorative lock gates created with a sculptor and three poets working with the Canal and River Trust to celebrate the inauguration of the new charity entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterway in England and Wales. “Functional objects have always held ...
  • New Milton Performance Pavilion

    New Milton Performance Pavilion The Performance Pavilion is an original design by Kate Maddison of Chrysalis Arts that was commissioned by New Forest District Council and created in collaboration with blacksmith/ fabricators Chris Brammall Ltd and the Council’s landscape architects. The Pavilion is a spectacular and elegant structure providing a covered performance space at a raised ...
  • Cottingley Fairies

    Cottingley Fairies are three related artworks along a footpath that depict silhouette representations of three historic Cottingley fairy photographs. The Cottingley Fairies are a set of photographs taken by two teenage girls in the early 1900’s depicting fairies in a natural setting near Cottingley, Bradford. During an historic era of image making, when photography moved from ...
  • Tonge Fold

    Chrysalis Arts was commissioned by East Bolton Regeneration to create artworks for Tonge Fold as part of their Local Centre Improvement Programme completed in June 2005. Artists Kate Maddison, Van Nong and Helen Turner actively involved community representatives in a consultation and design process and worked collaboratively with Officers from EBR, including engineers from the ...
  • Headingley

    Sir Leonard Hutton Gates form the main entrance way to the Headingley Sports Stadium in Leeds. They are situated by Yorkshire cricket ground’s west stand, part of the extensive redevelopment of the cricket ground and sports stadium in 2001. The gates were commissioned by the Yorkshire County Cricket Club to commemorate the achievements of the ...