“Paint the Town….. “is a challenge to artists of all ages and abilities- beginners, amateurs and professionals- to create a painting or drawing in a day with in Blackburn and the surrounding borough along the theme of Old and New.
Artists will need to register in advance in order to be allocated an exhibition space and will be required to attend The Bureau Centre for the Arts on Saturday between 9am and 10 am in order to have their blank canvas authenticated with a date stamp.
Artists will then be able to go out into the surrounding area to their favourite location to produce a piece of work.
For anyone new to the idea there may be the possibility that we could run group sessions on the day or signpost you to courses in advance.
All work will need to be returned to the building by 6pm and there will be a time slot allocated for any framing and hanging of work.
A preview of the exhibition will be held on sunday 10th from 4-6.30pm
From Monday 11th- Sat 23rd 10am-4pm The Bureau Centre for the Arts will be open for the exhibition for members of the public to come and view and there will be a sale of any works that artists wish to sell.
The announcement of prizewinners and Prizegiving will be at Art SPACE on Thursday 21st September at 6.30pm. Unsold work to be collected on Saturday 23rd September from 4-6pm