Sketch 2017 has now been selected from an international submission of over 500 Sketchbooks. We are delighted to announce the shortlisted prize-winners representing the 100 Sketchbooks to be exhibited in SKETCH2017. The prize-winners will be announced on Saturday 20 May.
We would like to thank our panel of Judges: Tom Hammick, painter and printer; Peter Randell-Page RA, sculptor and GIll Saunders, Senior Curator (Prints), Word & Image Dept, V&A Museum alongside our generous sponsors and all the artists who submitted this year.
NANA SHIOMI BOOK LAUNCH!
Nana Shiomi will be joining us at Rabley Drawing Centre for the launch of her new book ‘This Side and the Other Side: Woodcuts 1996 – 2016’ The book and accompanying exhibition marks the completion of Nana Shiomi’s epic woodcut print series ‘One Hundred Views of Mitate’.
Rabley Drawing Centre
Saturday 1st April – 4-5pm
Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing, plus, you can take the opportunity to preview the new exhibition at the same time. You can also order your copy now on our website:
SKETCH OPEN 2017
Submissions are now open for SKETCH OPEN 2017, the sketchbook drawing prize awarded for artists’ sketchbooks. The competition and touring exhibition SKETCH, aims to promote the diversity and importance of drawing and the role of the sketchbook in contemporary creative practice. For the first time SKETCH will be open to international as well as UK based artists.
- Rabley Drawing Centre
- Black Swan Arts
- Plymouth College of Art
- Lancaster Arts
Deadline for submissions: 27th March 2017
Nana Shiomi Special Edition Print Offer
To celebrate the launch of Nana Shiomi’s new book ‘This Side and the Other Side: Woodcuts 1996 – 2016’ we are offering a special limited edition print, dated and signed, with pre-orders.
This book marks the completion of Nana Shiomi’s epic woodcut print series ‘One Hundred Views of Mitate’ along with twenty years of major woodcut works. Two special edition prints ‘Waves (Left)’ and ‘Waves (Right) will be available, each in an edition of 40. The prints will only be available with this pre-publication offer and will be especially signed and dated by the artist with the exclusive option of adding your own personalised dates.
more information and ordering
Special Christmas Opening Hours
Sat 10 Dec 10 – 4
Sun 11 Dec 10 -4
Mon 12 (Closed)
Tues 13 Dec 1 10 – 4
Wed 14 Dec (Closed)
Thurs 15 Dec 10 – 5
Fri 16 Dec 10 – 5
Sat 17 Dec 10 – 4
Sun 18 Dec (By Appointment)
Mon 19 Dec 10 – 4
Tues 20 Dec 10 – 4
Wed 21 Dec (Closed)
Thurs 22 Dec (By Appointment)
Fri 23 Dec (By Appointment)
SKETCH IS COMING
We are currently finalising details for the latest SKETCH and submissions will open soon. Check our website and blog here for updates.
To register your interest in SKETCH and be kept up to date please add your name and email via the form (click ‘SKETCH INTEREST FORM’ below), and we will let you know by email when we have more information and when submissions are open.
SKETCH INTEREST FORM
Sally Taylor & Stephen Snoddy Gallery Talk
Saturday 29 October, 3-5pm
To coincide with our current exhibitions artsts Sally Taylor and Stephen Snoddy will make introductions to their work and practice followed by an ‘in conversation’ with the artists.
FREE. A donation to the education fund for the children of the artists colony in Jaisalmer, India will be much appreciated and collected in cash at the door (suggested donation £8).
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