Saltaire Arts Trail 2016: Commissioned Artists

Supported by The National Lottery through Arts Council England, we commissioned three new pieces of work this year which, along with other exciting exhibitions and activities, focussed on getting people involved - not just in looking at art, but in making it happen. Watch our video to see exhibiting artists talking about their work"


Lasting Impressions

A specially commissioned interactive performance work combining ceramics and textiles by Hannah Lamb & Claire Wellesley-Smith in Salts Mill, The Spinning Room.

A Moveable Feast

A temporary celebratory installation created for Saltaire by Morwenna Catt, Duncan Burnett, invited artists and yourselves catch this out and about in Saltaire.

Miss Inform

An outrageous, alternative guide to the Trail by Jenny Wilson of Irregular Arts, meet at the Miss Inforrmation Point, Victoria Hall. Limited Free Places 


Being Inbetween

A portrait project in photography and sound giving a voice to girls aged between 10 and 12 by Carolyn Mendelsohn in Salts Mill, Gallery 2.

The Real Junk Food Project

A special re-hang of Shy Burhan’s documentary photography celebrating the pay-as-you-feel movement at Saltaire Canteen.

Tangled Yarns

A mixed media exhibition exploring the textile industry from the 1800s to the present by Alke Schmidt now moved to the new entrance at Salts Mill (ground floor) and not at Saltaire Methodist Church.

Postcard Exhibition

An Open Exhibition for every age, experience and ability. Any subject, any medium, but only one size: 6x4 inches. Managed and promoted by students at Shipley College Centre for Excellence in Business at Saltaire United Reformed Church.

To find out more about what was Special for 2016 Visit our Artists Gallery and filter with "Special for 2016"