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 and is the first event of a weekend of drawing talks, discussions and workshops focussed on Drawing Matters.
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); Charmaine Watkiss (artist & exhibitor Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019); Debbie Hillyerd (Director of Education at Hauser & Wirth Somerset); and Chris Neal (alumni of the ARTiculation programme delivered by Roche Court Educational Trust at the New Art Centre).
The Why Drawing Matters symposium ticket includes a sandwich lunch, tea and coffee. For more information and to book for the symposium please click on the following link:
- Why Drawing Matters Symposium on Friday 15 November from 12noon to 5pm, please book here.
On Saturday 16 November, the symposium will continue at Drawing Projects UK with practical sessions and presentations by leading artists and makers themed as Drawing Matters. Drawing Matters will include artist-led workshops with Tania Kovatsand Charmaine Watkiss, and a Drawing Discussion with Ian Chamberlain, Mike Collier and Anita Taylor during the preview of Ian Chamberlain's solo exhibition, Monuments Remain, at Drawing Projects UK.
For more information and to book for individual workshops please click on the 'please book here' links:
Saturday 16 November 2019:
- Drawing Ecologies with Tania Kovats on Saturday 16 November from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
- Drawing Memories with Charmaine Watkiss on Saturday 16 November from 10am to 1pm.
- Monuments Remain, a solo exhibition by Ian Chamberlain: Exhibition Preview from 2-5pm.
- Drawing Discussion with Ian Chamberlain, Mike Collier and Anita Taylor on Saturday 16 November at 4pm.