We have arranged to
exhibit at the RAH Centre for Creative Health Community Gallery in February 2020 (2nd – 28th).
This presents an exciting opportunity for members to be involved. We are aiming for a high quality exhibition of new or existing works.
Our THEME is “CELEBRATION OF
There will be TWO
STREAMS of work:
STREAM 1 – to cover 1
gallery wall, 8 x 2 metres or 6 x 2 metres depending on artist interest. It will be a COLLECTIVE piece comprising 6 to 9 large
canvases which will be visually coherent across the theme, and:
- Each canvas will be either 100 x 75cms or
90 X 60cms (to be finalized depending on level of interest for this Stream)
- The works will be in acrylic paints.
Canvases and acrylic paints will be provided by BPG
- Artists can work individually or as pairs in
developing their idea and/or painting
- As this is a collective work it will be a
team effort with regular “check-ins”
- This work could potentially
be a “flagship” piece for future exhibitions at other venues
We are now seeking expressions of interest and ideas for their “panel” from artists
STREAM 2 – to cover the
- INDIVIDUAL works; new or existing; any medium; “no glass”
RAH Gallery policy
- Number of works exhibited will depend on
HOW IT WILL WORK
Committee Working Group is managing the process. It will set the
“rules”, run the selection process, and oversee progress especially of the
- BY 24 APRIL 2019 – all interested members MUST register
their interest with Kathy Tyrrell, Exhibition Convenor accompanied by short
description of their intended work – topic, size, medium. Send to [email protected]
o STREAM 1 interested
members to also provide a rough A4 size sketch of their intended work.
- 1st week in May: – Working Group meet
to select works and advise artists; purchase large canvases and paint for
- May to early November: - painting; regular review of Collective
- Nov– Dec 2019:- Artists to provide artwork details and sale price to
the Exhibition Convenor if they wish to sell their work.
- December 2019: - BPG “dress rehearsal” viewing of
all works at the hall
- Late January 2020: - transport of
paintings to RAH. Members to drop their works at the hall on a prior date to be
- End February 2020: - BPG to organise collection from RAH.
Members to collect their works from the Hall on a date to be advised.
Note – some of the
later dates may change subject to RAH CCH requirements
RAH CCH Gallery
- “No glass” policy for artworks. 3.5mm or
4mm Astariglas Cast acrylic sheeting as alternative if required for framed
- Works dry and ready for hanging with
appropriate D-rings. Either framed or stretch canvas. Works with matts only are
- Picture rail system – max weight of 30kg
per metre; hooks support up to 15kg each
- Artist (BPG) responsible for delivery and
collection of works to RAH Gallery.
- RAH Gallery Coordinator and CCH
responsible for installation of artwork.
- RAH Gallery Coordinator has final say on
appropriateness of works
- Works can be for sale at the discretion of
the artist. RAH takes a 25% commission. RAH takes deposit from purchaser.