Binfield Warfield Winkfield Arts Week

 Art & Crafts Exhibition 2022
28 Oct - 30 Oct 2022
at Brownlow Hall

The 3 day Open Arts and Crafts Exhibition is on Friday 28th October to Sunday 30th October 2022, free admission to the public 11.00-4.00 daily. Venue is Brownlow Hall Newell Green, Warfield RG42 6AB.

It is a part of the overall Binfield Warfield & Winkfield Arts Week attracting over 100s of entries from local creatives. Enjoy some of the best paintings, craft items, sculptures, photographs and fabric works by local artists who enter individually or as part of a local Art Group. Visit the exhibition and maybe you could find a local art group/organisation you would like to join.

This is not a craft fair it is an open exhibition of up to 5 artworks per individual exhibitor (or an agreed collective entry from a group).  Visitors can buy any of the exhibits marked for sale 

The artists' entry form will be replaced with a 2022 form in due course. Or email events@arts-week.org to receive a timely reminder to apply.



The artist winners of the 2021 Popular Vote by visitors to the Arts and Crafts Exhibition

1st Debra Kasaska

2nd Catherine Hughes

3rd Christine Rogers

4th Jim Claridge

5th = Eloise Bowyer

5th= Paul Barfoot



For further assistance on anything to do with Arts Week or the Exhibition contact The Arts Week Events Organiser - Jonathan Greenyer
  events@arts-week.org          PHONE: 07768 513436 img-20210513-wa0000jpeg


 

Art & Crafts Exhibition 2022

28 Oct to 30 Oct 2022

Brownlow Hall

Joining & Exhibiting Instructions. Please read thoroughly

  1. WHAT: This is an open exhibition of up to 6 pieces per individual local* artists and group entries from local* art groups. Open to all ages and all categories** of arts and crafts ie. paintings, photography, 3D creations, needlework, woodwork, sculpture, pottery etc. 
  2. OPEN EXHIBITION: The organisers do not screen or filter work to be exhibited. We do reserve the right to remove offensive work or blatant copyrite infringement.
  3. *WHO: Who can exhibit art or crafts? Exhibitors must be local*; this is clearly and simply defined as living in one of the three parishes of Binfield, Warfield or Winkfield or being a member of an art group or educational establishment based in the three Parishes. There is a small map above with the area marked out in black. And a much bigger map via this link here
  4. WHERE: The Art & Crafts Exhibition is in Brownlow Hall, Newell Green Warfield RG42 6AB. There is plenty of free off-road parking, refreshment facilities, seating, toilets, heating and the hall is locked and secure overnight.
  5. WHEN SET-UP: Bring all artwork/craftwork to exhibit to Brownlow Hall on Thursday 27th October 2022 from 2.00 to 4.00 pm. The artist or their appointed representative will be asked to hang/display their own work in the spaces designated by Jonathan Greenyer and Hugh Fitzwilliams. We have final say of curating/hanging/display on the day.
  6. All packing or wrapping materials used by exhibitors must be taken away once the exhibition has been set up.
  7.  WHEN TAKE-DOWN: Exhibitors remove all their unsold exhibits on Sunday 30th October  2022 at 4.00 pm – no earlier.
  8. HOW MANY PIECES CAN BE EXHIBITED? Individual exhibitors can exhibit up to 6 pieces please include sizes on the application form. Art Groups can use the same Application Form to enter in bulk as a GROUP, please specify the total number of exhibits for the group entry on the application form. They will be exhibited together.
  9. FEES or COSTS: There are NO FEES to exhibit and NO COMMISSION on sales where the art is purchased with cash.  If the sale is paid for and processed centrally by CARD PAYMENT, then  you incur payment handling fees of 5%.
  10. If an exhibit is bought we ask them to leave it to the Sunday for collection unless the customer needs to remove it immediately. Bubble wrapping service is free
  11. FAMILY AUDIENCE: Exhibits not suitable for family viewing or very likely to cause offense will not be displayed. Obvious copyright infringements will not be displayed either.
  12. RACKS: There is space for art/print racks and small Greeting Card displays. But they cannot always be placed adjacent to the  artist’s pictures are hung due to the risk of blocking the free flow of visitors. All work in racks must be wrapped in cellophane and individually and clearly labelled.
  13. PICTURE HANGING SYSTEM: We supply a vertical chain hanging system for framed pictures and photos. Our supplied chains hang down the boards and you affix your pictures to the chains with small "S" hooks (Provided).  So, all your picture frames must have pre-fitted horizontal hanging strings/ wires or D-rings or something similar to take the weight of the picture and take an S Hook. Pictures that have no fitted horizontal hanging strings/rings will not be hung in the exhibition
  14. LABELLING: Each craft, photos and paintings must be clearly labelled, with a label facing frontwards. This is for the benefit of the curator, the visitors, the stewards and also the admin staff who handle the sale of exhibits during the 3 days of the exhibition. Details on the label must include a) the artist’s full name, b) the media used, c) the title, d) a selling price [or Not For Sale] and e) your art organisation (if applicable).  If an exhibit is not properly labelled it will not be included in the exhibition.
  15. PUBLIC VOTE: During the exhibition all visitors complete a voting slip nominating their favourite exhibitor in the 2022 exhibition. At 3.00pm on Sunday the public votes are counted and the "most popular exhibitor" with the most votes is announced. That exhibitor receives a cash prize. All exhibitors are included in the Public Vote.
  16. STEWARDING: Please volunteer to steward during the arts week as visitors like to meet the artists and we genuinely need enthusiastic stewards to help run the exhibition and to talk to the visitors.
  17. MARKETING: PROMOTE THE EXHIBITION: We expect Art Groups and individuals to market that they are exhibiting on social media and whatever means possible. You will receive a media pack once you join to help you
  18. END OF EXHIBITION: Exhibitors remove all their unsold exhibits on Sunday 30th October 2022 at 4.00 pm – please no earlier.

 

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