Writer's opportunity to organise a show

01805 622552

Deadline Saturday 31 March 2018

Budget £1500

Following on from the Art Writing Programme that ran during 2017, we have the opportunity for a writer to develop a show at the Plough Art Gallery in Great Torrington (part funded via G4A). There is a basic fee of £1500 that has to include all artist and curation fees. While there is a small budget for print and technical/admin and marketing support is provided, there are no additional travel or production fees associated with this opportunity. If you have an idea for a show – which can be one person or mixed – please send a short paragraph to peter.stiles@theploughartscentre.org.uk before the end of March. If we require further information we will get in touch but we are anxious not to waste people's time by asking for detailed information too early. The show would run from Fri 14 Sep until Sat Oct 20 and coincides with a local arts festival.

The Plough Gallery tends to veer towards painting for a number of reasons – not least because there is a programme of evening events that takes place in the Gallery which requires seating to be set out and put away as well as workshops on Mondays when the gallery is closed. However we are interested in all forms of wall based 2D work – including monitors – and can accomodate a limited amount of 3D work or cases. Please see enclosed plan of the gallery and visit www.theploughartscentre.org.uk for information about the venue which includes workshop space, a cinema/auditorium as well as a gallery.

The thinking behind the opportunity is to allow writers who do not regularly curate shows to do so and we are open to writers who work both within and outside the contemporary art world who would like to put in a proposal. N.B. Peter Stiles works 2 days a week so there can occasionally be a delay in answering queries.



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