Explore Art Trowbridge (EAT)

Age guide: All ages

April 20, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ

Join Explore Art Trowbridge (EAT) on Saturday 20th April for activities at Town Hall Arts and Drawing Projects UK.
Do also check out activities at Court Street Gallery: www.thecourtstreetgallery.co.uk

Drop-in workshop, 10.30am – 12.30pm: Automatic Drawing with Katryn Saqui
Join artist Katryn Saqui, and discover the art of automatic drawing in the context of her exhibition I’m Not So Cream On Crackers, which explores links between creativity and dementia behaviours. In this drawing experience with a difference you will learn to relinquish control and capture your own spontaneous aesthetic expression.
This fun, informative workshop is for all ages and abilities interested in exploring creativity, and may be particularly beneficial to those with loved ones who are living with early onset dementia. Free Entry.  

9 April – 1 June 2019 exhibition: I’m Not So Cream On Crackers
This eye-opening exhibition brings together a selection of photography, film, sculpture and soundscape, co-produced  by Artist Katryn Saqui, Hella Tappe Pearce (who is living with dementia), family members and Music Facilitator Livia Sevier. Presenting Hella’s voice and daily actions as creative happenings, the exhibition shows how these were embedded into her daily life, and how they enhanced the well-being of all involved.

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize Exhibition open 10am to 4pm
The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018 exhibition includes 69 drawings by 67 artists and makers, selected from an overall submission of 1,711 works from across the UK by Nigel Hall RA, artist; Megan Piper, contemporary art dealer; and Dr Chris Stephens, Director of The Holburne Museum in Bath. Supported by the Trinity Buoy Wharf Trust, the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize is a unique initiative led by its founding Director, Professor Anita Taylor, since its inception in 1994. In offering emerging, mid-career and established artists and makers a national platform to exhibit their drawings, the exhibition has established a reputation for supporting and promoting their talent and excellence, and the role and value of drawing more widely. Exhibition continues until 26 April, please see the website for opening hours.

Drawing Discussion at 4pm
Professor Anita Taylor, Director of Trinity Buoy wharf Drawing Prize and Drawing Projects UK, on Creating Opportunity & The Importance of Drawing
Miranda's Coffee Shop will be open from 8am to 4pm.

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