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MID-WAY: Portfolio Preparation Course Exhibition

Sat 22 July @ Sat 22 July Sun 3 September @ Sun 3 September

Sat 22nd July – Sun 3rd September 2023

MID-WAY: Portfolio Preparation Course Exhibition

We are currently holding an exhibition in the Quay Arts Café called ‘Mid-Way’ until Sept 3rd. The exhibition showcases a selection of the group’s current work from their first two terms, and features a variety of mediums they have been exploring during their time on the course so far. A final group exhibition at the end of their course will be presented in our Clayden Gallery Nov/Dec 23, exact dates to be confirmed.

Janet Beasley | Rosalind Kearney | Carrie Matthews | Talia Madden | Ulrike Schmoranzer | Elizabeth Smith | Cara Watson

Our yearly Portfolio Preparation Course is designed to develop your core skills and explore your creativity. Whilst providing a wide range of exciting workshops, led by our experienced course leader Nick Martin as well as guest tutors. Giving the flavour of a Foundation Art course on the Isle of Wight.

This three-term course gives participants an opportunity to explore new avenues in art. Students have the chance to cover and develop core skills in a variety of mediums in workshops including drawing, painting, printing, traditional craft and sculpture.

The aim of the course is to prepare a portfolio of art and hone presentation skills which will further your art practice. It is a non-accredited course, aimed at people who would like the ‘foundation course’ experience. This course will give you everything you need to create an exciting and impressive portfolio. The course outline is one day a week, 30 contact days over three 10 week terms.

When it comes to our tutors, both artists from the island and guests from the mainland will hold a range of classes which will take place every Tuesday at Quay Arts and Jubilee Stores (our artist studio and workshop building, which is located close by down the river).

This will be Quay Arts 5th year of running the Portfolio Preparation Course which has a maximum of 9 students suitable for 18+. We are now recruiting for our 2024 course, for more details please contact info@quayarts.org and a member of the Arts Team will get back to you!


Cafe Wall
Monday – Sunday

9am to 5pm

End of Course Show, Clayden Gallery: Nov/Dec 2023