– February 2018 OPEN CALL
The working committee of THUPELO invites applications for participation in a regional workshop to be hosted by GUS (Gallery of the University of Stellenbosch). Participants are required to commit to regular attendance, including weekends. The workshop exhibition will be from 15th – 19th of February 2018 in the Gallery – this will run concurrently with the Cape Town Art Fair.
Thupelo workshops are led by artists and were initiated in response to a need for interaction between creatives. This workshop will include up to 15 artists from the region. Artists with experience in their various practices, who are self-motivated, willing to experiment, exchange skills, and ideas are welcome to apply. Thupelo will provide basic materials, lunch and refreshments plus transport for each day if needed.
Date: 4th – 14th February 2018
Time: 9am – 4.30pm (Daily)
Venue: Gallery of the University of Stellenbosch
To apply, please send:
- A 50-word biography including a short description of why you would like to attend this workshop.
- A copy of your ID (or passport)
- 5 images of your work
To: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Or deliver by hand to Greatmore Studios, 47/49 Greatmore Street, Woodstock.
Closing date: Monday, 15 January 2018 (noon)
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Selection: Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Applicants will be informed by Friday, 19th January 2018
Workshop begins: 4 February 2018 welcome and introductions at noon
Cleanup: Wednesday 14th
Exhibition Open day: Thursday 15th
Tidy-up and closure: Monday 19th
This is a National arts councils (NAC) funded visual arts project.
Nomusa Musah Mtshali (coordinator for Thupelo workshops 2018)