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READYMADE Summer Exhibition and Competition

Story added 16th Jun 2017

Photo: Nina Gale - work in progress

Our READYMADE summer 2017 competition is now open...

To coincide with our READYMADE Summer School, City Lit Art History will be curating an exhibition of your work exploring the relationship between creative arts, objects and ideas.

We are looking for submissions from any area of creative practice - painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, film, animation, photography, conceptual art, etc. - of work that relates to any of the following themes:

•             creative work that draws on or uses found objects or materials 

•             still life painting/drawing or still life photography

•             art works that explore the relationship between objects  and ideas

•             collage or assemblage

•             props, functional objects or product design

•             conceptual art or work directly inspired by Marcel Duchamp.

To enter, please submit a jpeg image of your work, along with your name, the title of the work, dimensions/size, the name of the course you studied on, and up to 50 words about your submission to arthistorycitylit@gmail.com by Friday 14th July 2017. Your work must be available for exhibition from 1st August - 29th August 2017. Three exhibitors will be chosen in a prize draw, with the opportunity to win:

1st Prize: a free Art History course of your choice

2nd Prize: a £50 City Lit voucher

3rd Prize: a selection of art materials.

The prize draw winners will be announced at the Private View on Tuesday 1st August.

Submission deadline:  Friday 14th July 2017

Exhibition Dates:  1st August – 29th August 2017

Private view: Tuesday 1st August 2017, 18:00-20:00

 

Those selected for exhibition will be notified by email by Friday 21st July 2017.

Exhibition and competition are open to any current or former City Lit student. Prizes are non-exchangable. First prize offer includes any art history course from the 2017-2018 programme up to the value of £229. 

You can view our full READYMADE summer school programme here.