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RA Summer Exhibition 2018

Please visit the Royal Academy’s website for full details and to register/submit entries. RA Website Submit your work for the Summer Exhibition 2018 “Fellow artists! 2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy, so the Summer Exhibition will celebrate a quarter of a millennia of artistic innovation. As coordinator, I have decided that the theme of the show will be Art Made Now. I want to champion the democracy of the exhibition and show off the diversity of art being made in this moment, so I encourage you to submit works that you have made in 2017/18. I am also planning a special ‘Room of Fun’ in a newly built part of the Academy, so the committee may well look favourably on artworks that we find amusing.” – Grayson Perry RA. The submission deadline is 11.59pm on Wednesday 14...

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Exhibition Opportunity | Taunton Live 2018

An exhibition opportunity at the Winchester, on Castle Green, in Taunton has come to our attention for any SCAN members wishing to take it up. Taunton Live this year will be running throughout July and as part of the festival we understand that the Winchester is interested in allowing a group to hold an exhibition in their first floor function room. Please note that this will not be an official SCAN exhibition and therefore the SCAN exhibition team will not be available to help. SCAN would of course help to promote any exhibition via the website and social media platforms. Any costs in promoting and hosting the exhibition would be at your own expense. Anyone wishing to take up this opportunity is advised to contact the manager of the Winchester as soon as...

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Lesley-Anne Bartrop-Clist

Featured Artist Lesley-Anne Bartrop-Clist (born Sutton) in surrey 1956. BA (Hons) fine Art Plymouth University Artist/Sculptor painting in mixed media using traditional and experimental painting methods particularly heated paint, together with texture building. Gothic sculpture using found and re-cycled materials. Exhibited at.. The National Gallery, Wookey hole Museum, The Brewhouse Theatre, The Brighton Centre, Taachi Morris Centre and various other places. Will be at Taunton Live exhibiting and workshops . Past work has included Children illustrator producing murals for garden centres and illustrations for private clients internationally. Also producing designs for re-branding of a school. Theatre backdrops and props...

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Diane Burnell

Featured Artist Fascinated by the transient and fluid nature of the world, Diane attempts to capture movement and energy through a direct and exhilarating union between herself, oil paint and canvas. “Expression and meaning arise not from preconceptions, but from discoveries made in the course of manipulating materials.”  – Karen Walker, Art in America Nov.2008 During a conversation with her grand-daughter, then aged 13, Diane commented that as a child she always dreamed of going to Art School but when the time came could not afford to so left school to start a career in Personnel Management and Training....

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Debbi Sutton

Featured Artist I am an educator, documenter and storyteller. My work is often a form of documentary autobiography. The world around me provides the framework that initiates and informs the conceptual evolution of enigmatic objects and environments. Using the personal I represent the universal in a continually evolving spiral of work, in which I return and revisit themes, developing interrelated pieces that prompt recollections, thoughts and questions from the viewer. Life and art merge. In my world, daily rituals and everyday objects are part art and part life; making tea in the morning is performance, wrapping a birthday present...

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