Artists Opportunities July 2015

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Maps, monsters, myths and mermaids
24th July – 2nd August
Private View opening 24th July
Rose St Cottage, Sheerness
This group show will bring together a selection of high quality artworks produced by artists whose work responses to the theme ‘Maps, monsters, myths and mermaids’. Artists are welcome to submit new or old works which fit with this brief, there is limited space to hang large pieces so please consider offering 2-3 options. This exhibition curated by Laurie Harpum and Nicole Mollett will be part of the grand summer re-opening of the Rose St Cottage and the Promenade Festival 2015. We might not be able to include all works that are submitted.
Exhibition digital submission deadline Friday 10th July (if making new works, please give dimensions and work in progress image by this date)
email jpegs to, delivery/collection date t.b.c.
2. Dockyard Church Open Day
26th July 1-4pm
Artists Call Out to document Church -voluntary
Education outreach manager Allison Young is looking for local creative people to come and make artwork depicting the Dockyard Church. They are having an open day, where there will be a larger number of members of the public coming to view the building. They want to have a range of artists, painter, photographers on site, making work, which they wish to then share on their website. They offer to profile each artists website alongside their work, and are looking to build relationships with local practitioners for future funding bids. Contact for more info.
3. Harty Retreat
10-5pm 4th July
The Kent Baton
Harty Church Flower Festival
The Baton is looking for creative practitioners who would like to take part in a one day retreat at Harty Fayre, on the Isle of Sheppey. The idea is to create an drop-in studio, which is open for the public to view. Providing a space for a group of artists who want to explore the area, research ideas, experiment and make work together. Thus far artists Jessica Ackerman, Angela Stocker, and Nicole Mollett are taking part.

The Harty Country Fayre is a traditional country fayre held in conjunction with the churches annual Flower Festival, in the beautiful hamlet of Harty. The church lies directly next to Shellness Nature Reserve. The Baton will be positioned opposite the church at Harty from, 10am-5pm on the 4th July. There is no fee for this project, we can offer lifts from the nearest station to 3 persons. Refreshments and drinks will be provided. Artists will not be expected to produce finished artworks, only to experiment , have fun and share their experiences of the day on the Baton Facebook page. To submit an interest in the retreat contact