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Wed 17

Portfolio Preparation at Quay Arts

Tue 16 January, 9:30amTue 20 November, 4:30pm
Wed 17

Life Drawing AM

Mon 10 September, 10:30amMon 3 December, 12:30pm
Wed 17

Autumn Print Club

Fri 28 September, 10:00amFri 19 October, 12:30pm
Surfboard-by-Megan-Smith

Visual Artist Commission Opportunity

Friday 18 Dec, 2015

Application deadline: Midnight, Fri 29 Jan 2016

Quay Arts are seeking an artist (or artists) to create a piece of work in response to a new exhibition; Generation ART: Young Artists on Tour in Spring 2016. The commissioned work will be displayed in Quay Arts’ Curve Gallery alongside the main Generation ART exhibition for four weeks.

Generation ART: Young Artists on Tour is an exhibition of children and young people’s artwork with associated learning programmes. It opened at Turner Contemporary, Margate in summer 2015, and will be showing in New Walk Museum and Art Gallery and Soft Touch Arts, Leicester from 16th Jan to 6th March 2016 before heading to Quay Arts’ West Gallery. The exhibition will open at Quay Arts on Sat 19th Mar and continue until Sat 7th May 2016.

The commissioned artist will be a practicing visual artist with an interest in children’s and young people’s creativity and access to the arts. The commission will need to address the following brief :

For more information on Generation ART: Young Artists on Tour, please visit http://www.engage.org/genart

Image detail: ‘Surfboard’, mixed media by Megan Smith from the Isle of Wight, a part of Generation ART: Young Artists on Tour exhibition