SKETCH 2017 Special evening exhibition viewing and sketchbook workshop Tuesday 6 June 5-7pm Or Tuesday 13 June 5-7pm with Meryl Ainslie, Director of Rabley Drawing Centre
This is an open invitation to teachers and teaching assistants to join us for an inspirational evening of Sketchbooks and a free multisensory sketchbook workshop suitable for all levels and abilities.
SKETCH 2017 is a sketchbook exhibition of 100 artists sketchbooks selected from 500 international artists. This exhibition will truly inspire you to draw both in and out of the classroom!
There will be an education pack sponsored by Derwent pencils available to take away including worksheets, sketching ideas for all levels, a digital copy of the exhibition catalogue and more.
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If you would like to join us please contact Meryl Ainslie in the gallery on 01672 511999 or email email@example.com Please include your name, school and personal contact telephone number as places are limited.
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; GIll Saunders, Senior Curator (Prints), Word & Image Dept, V&A Museum; our generous sponsors and all the artists who submitted this year.
image: Anne Desmet RA, sketchbook, 2017 SKETCH selection
Derwent SKETCH Prize £500
Derwent SKETCH Prize £250
Rabley Print Editioning Prize
Black Swan Arts Solo Exhibition Prize
Lancaster Arts Commission Prize
Plymouth College of Art Sketch Student Prize
21 May – 17 June 2017 Rabley Drawing Centre
Marlborough, SN8 2LW
22 July – 3 September 2017 Black Swan Arts
2 Bridge Street
Frome, BA11 1BB
9 September – 6 October 2017 Plymouth College of Art
Plymouth PL4 8AT
20 November – 15 December 2017 Peter Scott Gallery
Great Hall Complex
Lancaster University LA1 4YW
Here is a taster of some of the fantastic sketchbooks selected for this year’s show:
“..there is a deep and meaningful connection between risk taking and creativity and it’s one that’s often overlooked” Albert Einstein
Professor Michael Pennie, artist and sculptor in conversation with Jo Taylor discussing ‘Drawing, Ceramics and taking risks!’ process and making. Looking at the key elements of risk, drawing and the sculptural form.This artist’s talk coincides with the exhibition ‘Separate Arrangements’ – Jo Taylor, ceramics and Jane Harris, works on paper.
6.30 – 7 Gallery Viewing – Separate Arrangements:
Jo TayLor Ceramic and Jane Harris, Works on paper
7 – 7.15 FILM (10 Mins) Jane Harris: Surface to Edge – Painting Light, Pollen
Résidence d’artistes à Monflanquin / Musée des Beaux-Arts de Libourne
7.15 Jo Taylor in conversation with Prof. Michael Pennie
Gallery open to 8.30pm
Another year has passed and the month of June at Rabley wouldn’t be the same without Nik Pollard’s ‘Drawn to Nature’ course. Eight lucky students were able to immerse themselves for 3 days in the surrounding landscape of wild flower meadows and woodland.