We’ve got a busy year ahead, and I hope the website will become a reference point for the Art in the Ark exhibitions. So far the blog has been used by artists and makers looking for information on how to submit their work for the shows, but the next stage is to invite visitors and guests online. With a more polished look, and with greater access for all of our featured artists (You will now be invited to submit your own featured content in order to promote your practice outside of the Ark) the site will provide an official directory to the many varied creatives in the Hampshire area and beyond.
I have now moved the site to my server at http://www.JKChapman.com/art_in_the_ark.html where we will no longer be limited by space or bandwidth. The links at the top of the page will now point to the new blog. Although the pages will remain active here for as long as possible, be aware that any old links on your own sites may go out of date during the course of 2013. I hope this won’t cause too much inconvenience, and I hope you will join me for some fantastic new content HERE!
We’ve had a very exciting and successful year launching the Art in the Ark exhibitions in Basingstoke. Thank you to all of the artists who have contributed work to this year’s shows. As we prepare to announce just how successful the year has been in raising donations for our charity, we are pleased to announce the continuation of the exhibition programme into 2013.
There will be two major exhibitions, one in the Spring and one in the Autumn.
The Spring dates will be from Monday 29th April to 14th June 2013 with an opening night preview on Friday 26th April.
The Autumn show dates will be announced at a later date.
For submission details and an application form click here.
Junko O’Neill will be showing her work at the next “The Other Art FAir” event in London this November.
For visitor information visit the official site
Nadja Gabriela Plein’s colourful studies of natural scenes are going from strength to strength. Nadja will soon be exhibiting at the International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing, in Lausanne Switzerland. Featuring pictures from her snow forest series, Drawing 2012 will comprise of three exhibitions with a new picture featured in each exhibition and each with its own opening night:
1 November 2012, 18.30-21.00
8 November 2012, 18.30-21.00
22 November 2012, 18.30-21.00
We wish Nadja the best of luck with the show!
If you would like to see images of the work on display, or just more of Nadja’s work, see Nadja Gabriela Plein’s Artist Page on Facebook
Nadja Gabriela Plein’s work displayed on the lower landing
It is really nice to have the opportunity, once everything is in place, to walk around the show and take some photos of the space. You really absorb the pieces on show, revelling in the harmonies and contrasts that such a diverse arrangement of artwork can throw at you. Have a look at the photographs here…
Autumn Exhibition artist Pam Grayburn exhibits at the Inner-piece Framing Studio in Thatcham.