‘Do It!’ – OVADA Summer School and Exhibition

22 – 26 August 2016

This unique week-long Summer School at OVADA offers an intensive development programme for artists and creative practitioners. Situated in OVADA’s vibrant warehouse space, participants will benefit from the knowledge and experience of different specialist tutors throughout the week. The first day will revisit fundamental drawing and mark-making skills that can then be developed into other media. The course then progresses through printmaking, painting and 3D sessions, with a day spent focusing on each of these areas. The final day will focus on professional development and talks by invited practicing artists, followed by an informal feedback session. The culmination of the course is a unique opportunity to exhibit the work that has been produced during the week in a pop-up Summer School exhibition at OVADA on 27-28 August 2016.

The course will accommodate a maximum of 12 participants to allow quality tutor time and ample ‘studio’ space. The small group size allows the tutors to focus on individual development within a structured yet responsive environment. The course is most suited to Intermediate Level; those wanting to learn new skills, improve on existing skills and take advantage of uninterrupted time to focus on their practice. Participants will be encouraged to take creative risks and to try new techniques. The course would also be advantageous to those expanding their portfolios or putting a body of work together for the first time.

Daily Timetable (22 – 26 August 2016):
First session: 10am – 1pm
Lunch (or independent practice): 1-2pm
Second session: 2 – 5pm

£270 (£250 for
OVADA Associates, students or recent graduates).
Cost includes all materials and equipment throughout the week and a 2 day pop-up exhibition at OVADA. A non-refundable deposit of £100 is required to secure a place on this course. The remaining fees need to be paid by 12 August 2016.

Minimum Age: 18 and over

Booking essential:
Limited places available; please book early to avoid disappointment. Send your full name and phone number in an email marked ‘OVADA Summer Art School’ to:
BOOKING DEADLINE: 11 August 2016, 12 noon.

To discuss individual access requirements: info@ovada.org.uk.

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