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Tuesday, 15 November 2011

National Trust for Scotland seeks creative artists in all genres

Showcase your creative work at Pollok House, Glasgow

Hannah Teasdale, Senior Learning Assistant for the NTS, has sent 'Whittaker' details of an exciting opportunity for creative artists in all media.  You can get more information direct from Hannah.  Here's the challenge:-

  • Pollok House in Glasgow is seeking emerging and established artists/ creative practitioners to submit proposals for art work to be included within an exhibition at Pollok House Glasgow.
  • Student applications encouraged, but anyone can apply
  • Great opportunity to display your works.
  • Proposals should be in response to selected objects from Pollok’s collection of paintings and artefacts.
  • Proposals in all mediums will be considered eg photography, audio/visual projects, sound installations, design,written text, dance and textiles.
  • Proposals should be well-considered and the relation to a specific artefact clearly explained. (Link can be explicit or implicit, whether this is exploring the media used, concept, composition or theme.)
AIM of exhibition: to view objects in different ways and use them to inspire new work, new perspectives and new ways of seeing.
Application pack and images of objects from Pollok’s collection email:

Deadline 14thDecember 11pm

SMALL PRINT: All costs associated with the works, whether selected or not, must be borne by theartist/s. However if candidates wish to sell works during the exhibitions runthis service can be provided but will include commission.

This link is also posted on Whittaker Live's Awards, Grants, Prizes page.

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