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Call for Entries - Art Window Display

Call for Entries - Art Window Display
posted 21 Jan 2021

SKDC’s cultural plans include support for the creative sector and the promotion of those who live in the district and work in the industry.

Councillor Rosemary Trollope-Bellew, the Cabinet Member for Culture and Visitor Economy, said: “Before Covid-19 struck, South Kesteven’s highly-skilled creative industry was vibrant, diverse and successful.

“The sector has been hit hard during the pandemic but celebrating the talent we have right on our doorstep over the coming months will help support its road to recovery.”

Working in collaboration with Stamford-based Art Pop-Up, SKDC wants to shout about the creatives who call this district their home, so, whether you are a painter, potter, writer, dancer, actor or graphic designer you are welcome to submit an application.

SKDC Arts Project Officer Jo Dobbs said: “We want a representative selection of art practices and a good geographical spread. The selected profiles will form part of our outdoor exhibition of SK Creatives which will take place in Stamford town centre during April and May 2021.”

Each profile will include images of work and all submissions, whether chosen or not, will form the beginnings of a directory of the creative sector in South Kesteven.

The deadline for submissions is Friday 19th February. They should be sent to jo.dobbs@southkesteven.gov.uk

Submissions should include:

  • A photo portrait, preferably taken in their studio or place of work
  • Two photos of work
  • A maximum 120 word/650 character biography including job, base, what is created, work themes (subject matter, etc), inspiration
  • Website and social media details

All photos must be 300dpi and of professional quality – well-lit, without shadow, and in focus.

SK Creatives profiles for the Art Windows in Stamford is a collaboration between South Kesteven District Council’s Cultural Services and Art Pop-Up, an innovative, non-profit, contemporary arts organisation.

About Art Windows

The Art Windows are located at the bottom of Ironmonger’s Street, Stamford PE9 1PL and feature exhibitions of work by local artists. We are grateful to Superdrug Stamford for permitting the use of their windows for the project.

GDPR clause - By submitting you agree for SKDC to record and use your personal information for the purpose of organising the Art Windows event. Only photos/bios provided by the artist/company for the purpose of promotion will be used. Your personal information will be processed and protected. These personal details will be treated as confidential and we will not share this with any third party, without your prior consent, as set out in the Data Protection Act 2018.


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