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Hello fellow SLWA members I am passing on information regarding an opportunity to apply for a very cheap studio space at the Lewisham ARthouse in Lewisham Way, South East London. The Lewisham ARthouse, where I have my studio , is an artist’s cooperative and the waiting time for a space has previously been 5 years or more. We recently decided change the selection procedure and now studio’s will be allocated on the strength of the application and an interview. The space available is light and spacious, although the arthouse is an old building (formally a Carniege Library) and can get cold in winter. The deadline for application is 9th October. All details for application, together with further information about the ARthouse can be found on http://www.lewishamarthouse.co.uk. You are very welcome to pass the information on to anyone who you think might be interested

Come see us at the open studios with the ARthouse’s involvement in this year’s Deptford X festival. I am showing an installation as well as paintings and this year is particularly exciting as Mark Titchner will be using the front of the building to create a large scale installation. Natasha Rosling will be showing her installation ‘Ruffle’ in the Gallery. Do come along and join us – it would also be a good opportunity to check out the studio space.

Best wishes, Sara Willett

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Dulwich Picture Gallery is running an online art competition based on the current ‘Salvator Rosa’ exhibition. The competition is organised by the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery and all received images will appear on the Friends blog Dulwich OnView and their flickr group ‘Rosa Art Competition’. The prize winners are selected by the Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery and by popular vote. We ask entrants to send digital images of their work and a short biography to dulwichonview@googlemail.com. For further information please go to the competition page (article about the competition) on Dulwich OnView.

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Pedder Photography Exhibition – 23rd October – 28th November 2010

This is a great opportunity for photographers at all levels to be part of one of South London’s newest creative spaces. Enter and
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This is part of the set for CATS, the musical, that has been touring the world for over 20 years. A new set is required to start touring in December, and we need lots of help to build it. All the “junk” is 3X life-size, and there is a huge variety of stuff to make: empty food wrappers and cartons, knitted socks, sewn shirts, undergarments, and gloves are amongst the items needed. Then it all needs attaching to the flats.

Items are paid piece-work, the faster you get at making them the more you stand to earn. I’ll supply materials and know-how – I’ve made it all before!

If you are interested in being part of this project, please let me know.

Liz Charsley-Jory 07802 535844 email: liz.jory@gmail.com

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SLWA Suzanne Rees Glanister has just launched her new website: http://www.suzannereesglanister.co.uk
It’s your opportunity to browse images from her current series, Lotus Sutra, as well as exploring the rest of her wide-ranging body of work, together with past exhibition catalogues which help put the work into context.

Suzanne links to SLWA from her website (here>), which helps to raise her profile and SLWA’s profile in Google and other search engines, as well as sending visitors directly from one site to the other. Get the details on linking here>

If you’re interested in a website like Suzanne’s please look at Catherine Fraher’s current SLWA offer here>

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Local artists have until Monday 2 August to complete their applications for an arts grant from Wandsworth Council.

The small grants fund aims to support new initiatives, extensions of existing projects, or experiments with new work. Individuals can apply for up to £500 and organisations can apply for up to £1,500. The grant can cover up to 70 per cent of the overall project budget.

 The council’s arts team is available to talk through ideas in advance of the deadline and applications from residents based in Battersea and Roehampton, which engage diverse participants and hard to reach groups, are particularly welcome. (more…)

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Bow Arts Trust Graduate Residency Award Criteria: The Award is open to recent BA or MA graduates (2009 & 2010) of any UK creative course. Bow Arts Trust is very pleased to announce a new studio residency award which aims to support two emerging artists and assist them in making that tricky transition from student to practicing professional. Deadline: 26 July 2010 Contact Michael Cubey Bermondsey, south London Details The two award winners will receive 6 months free studio space in our new studios in SE1. We have 2 spaces available, each of 200 square feet. The equivalent value of the studio spaces for 6 months rental would be £1000. Visit www.se1studios.com for further information and details of how to apply.

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The gold medal winner of the London Lives art competition will have their work reproduced to a large scale and then emblazoned on Blackfriars Bridge in London for 12 months
Closing date : midnight on Sunday 25 July 2010
More details here>

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David has offered SLWA members 15% off.

[Ed.: Pia Randall-Goddard is a SLWA member. If you have a service to offer SLWA members and especially if you can offer a special rate please email SLWAeditor@hotmail.co.uk and we’ll put you on the website.]

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I am a teacher and the art co-ordinator at a Gordonbrock Primary School in Brockley. I am organising an art week at the school that will run from 14th to 18th June and I am currently looking for artists to come and give talks to the children about their work. (more…)

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