Deadline for submissions: 30/11/-0001 | Venue: Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre | City: Halifax | Region: West Yorkshire | Created by: Meg OxfordReport this?
Themed exhibition highlighting the best of traditional and digital art.
ARTbound and Creative Calderdale invite artists and designers throughout Calderdale and surrounding areas to join this open call exhibition to celebrate the strengths between traditional and digital methods of creating art. This collaboration will aim to highlight the vast advances of digital technologies within art and display the visually distinctive methods, all of which employ the study of traditional techniques and inspiration.
Tra-Digital will be showcased during a one-off screening of ‘Made You Look’ a documentary film created by the ‘Look and Yes’ collective in London about the UK DIY graphic arts scene emphasizing the creativity in a digital art age.
This opportunity will shine a light on our local and neighboring artistic talents enabling artists to expand their networks, exhibit their creations and be inspired by great traditional painting, digital art and film.
Organisation: ARTbound Community and Creative Calderdale
Name of Venue: Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5ER
Exhibition dates: Thursday 11th June 2015 – Thursday 2nd July 2015
Open event: Thursday 11th June, 6-8pm
Exhibition end event: Thursday 2nd July, 6-8pm
Centre opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm (closed weekends)
Audience: High weekly footfall – Centre full of offices – Meeting space - Café regularly attended throughout the week
Theme of event: Traditional painting contrasting with digital designs
Work Media: All traditional and digital art invited to submit – Photography, typography, print making, painting, drawings, and collage. Some areas to exhibit textiles and ceramics alongside. Open to media.
Work Size: From A2 framed or canvas art. Limited amount of larger pieces can be submitted and displayed on the mezzanine.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS -
Subscriber Discounts: £10 | Non Members: £20
Closing date: Friday 1st May 2015
EXAMPLES OF WORK -
•Please send an image of the art work you would like to exhibit
Images should be emailed in JPEG format
•Please state size, media and format (framed, unframed etc)
Accepted Artwork: 1 image per artist
Framed, canvased, mounted, original art, prints or digital prints etc
Wall hanging space downstairs; expanded mezzanine space for large work, glass cabinet to display some craft, jewelry or small sculpture.
Delivery: Work can be delivered to the Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre from the date your place has been guaranteed.
Pickup Artwork by: Friday 3rd July after the closing event.
Publicity: Internet promotion, social media, local newspapers, flyer and poster distribution. Each artist will be given flyers to pass around to family and friends (extras can be obtained with advance notice)
Sales: Work will be for sale, unless stated otherwise. Prices will have to include 20% sales commission
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£20 for non members
Daily social media, email and newsletters.
Flyer and poster distribution around Calderdale.
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