Why Drawing Matters - Symposium at the Salisbury Museum

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A symposium held in association with the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019, exploring Why Drawing Matters

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The symposium, Why Drawing Matters, will be held at The Salisbury Museum from 12noon to 5pm on Friday 15 November 2019. The symposium is held in association with the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019 exhibition and is the first event of a weekend of drawing talks, discussions and workshops focussed on Drawing Matters.

Registration opens from 11am, and the Symposium starts at 12noon with a welcome from Adrian Green, Director of The Salisbury Museum.

Chaired by Professor Mike Collier of the University of Sunderland, speakers include Professor Anita Taylor (artist, Director of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize & Dean of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design at the University of Dundee); Tania Kovats (artist, writer & Professor of Drawing at Bath Spa University); Debbie Hillyerd (Director of Education at Hauser & Wirth Somerset); Charmaine Watkiss (exhibitor, Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019) and Chris Neil (alumni of the ARTiculation programme delivered by Roche Court Educational Trust at the New Art Centre).

A film from the Drawing Projects UK symposium, Lines of Thought, will be shown at lunchtime featuring Barbara Walker MBE (artist and Evelyn Williams Drawing Award Winner 2017) speaking about her work.

The symposium ticket includes a sandwich lunch, tea and coffee, and entry to the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019 exhibition.

On Saturday 16 November, the symposium will continue at Drawing Projects UK with practical sessions and presentations by leading artists. Drawing Matters will include artist-led workshops with Tania Kovats and Charmaine Watkiss, and a Drawing Discussion with Ian Chamberlain and Anita Taylor at 3.45pm. The preview for Ian Chamberlain's solo exhibition, Monuments Remain, will be on Saturday 15 November from 2pm to 5pm, at Drawing Projects UK.

More information and booking is available on our Eventbrite page for the Drawing Sessions with Tania Kovats and Charmaine Watkiss. The Drawing Discussion is open to all to join in on the day. Please see the Drawing Projects UK website for mroe details of the symposium, Drawing Sessions, Drawing Discussions and exhibitions.

Image: Lines of Thought Panel Discussion: Anita Taylor, Barbara Walker, Tania Kovats

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