Thursday, November 4, 2010

Postcards...

At last I have found the time today to make my postcard for the 6by4 Secret Postcard Exhibition and fundraising sale at Art Space Portsmouth (where I have my studio).

Obviously I cannot post it here otherwise my entry wouldn't be a secret!

If you would still like to make postcard for this event, you have until tomorrow to do so. Please click here for further details.

The exhibition and selling event will take place as follows:


6by4
Secret Postcard Exhibition and Sale
Preview: Friday 12th November, 6pm - 9pm
Sale of artwork commences at 7pm on a first come first served basis

Exhibition and sale continues:
Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th November, 12noon - 5pm
at GASP, Art Space Portsmouth, Southsea, Hampshire PO5 4PA

This is a one-off opportunity to buy an original art work for just £20 - the perfect Christmas gift!

To help celebrate our 30th Anniversary Art Space is hosting an exhibition full of delicious surprises. We've asked artists, designers, musicians, TV personalities and assorted creative types to make and donate an original postcard-sized art work in their medium of choice. The artists' identity will remain secret until the point of purchase.

Emerging talent will be shown alongside established artists and media superstars giving art lovers and collectors the chance to purchase a hidden gem at the very reasonable flat rate of £20.

Contributers so far include Martin Parr, Wayne Hemingway, Sir Paul Smith and Richard Wilson. We've had entries from all over the world including the Ukraine, France, USA and the British Virgin Islands. Many submissions come from artists with international reputations, some of whom have played a significant role in the history of Art Space Portsmouth and Aspex Gallery.

All proceeds from the sale of postcards will help support future Art Space projects and initiatives.

Art Space Portsmouth is a charitable organisation providing much needed support for artists in the region. 28 of our 45 members rent a studio space in a converted chapel and the group makes a significant cultural contribution to the city and beyond through exhibitions, workshops and public projects.

For further information please visit: www.artspace.co.uk
Preview postcards on Flickr at: www.flickr.com/groups/6by4/

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