ArtSway Open 08

6 Dec 2008 – 8 Feb 2009

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Lymington, United Kingdom


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  • ArtSway is just opposite Sway station which is on the London (Waterloo) to Weymouth line.
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ArtSway Open 08


ArtSway is proud to announce the return of their highly-popular annual Open exhibition. Each year the ArtSway Open brings together local, national and international artists, displaying the highest quality contemporary visual art in a wide range of media and covering a broad variety of themes. Applications are accepted from artists of all levels regardless as to the current standing of their career. The Open aims to reflect current pluralistic practices and ideas present in the art world today. By discarding a standard set brief, ArtSway places no restrictions on content or media choice of submitted material and artists are encouraged to enter examples that best reflects their current practice and artistic direction. Each year ArtSway receives over 300 entries for the Open. The winner of the Open receives the award of a solo exhibition at ArtSway, with full curatorial, mentoring and marketing support up to, during, and after their exhibition. The ArtSway Open08 is sponsored by Lashmars Accountants of Lymington (www.lashmars.co.uk) with additional support from Arts & Business. Exhibition Associated Events: Open Studios Saturday 6 December 2008, 12pm - 5pm To coincide with the opening of the ArtSway Open08, come and visit ArtSway's studio artists and talk to them about their work, or perhaps find a one-of-a-kind gift in time for Christmas. FREE, All Welcome. Portfolio Day Friday 16 January 2009, 10am - 4pm Ten half-hour slots for artists from all backgrounds for critiques, portfolio reviews and career advice with ArtSway Director Mark Segal and Curator Peter Bonnell. COST: £5 per person. Booking Essential. Gallery Talk and Winner Announcement Saturday 24 January 2009, 2pm Join ArtSway Director Mark Segal and Curator Peter Bonnell for a tour of the exhibition and the all important winner announcement. FREE, All Welcome. For press images, interviews, and further information, or to book a place on any of the above events, please contact Jack Lewis on 01590 682260 x16 or email: jack.lewis@artsway.org.uk ArtSway, Station Road, Sway, nr Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 6BA W: www.artsway.org.uk E: mail@artsway.org.uk T: +44 (0)1590 682260


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