Deadline February 29th
Is being creative one of the most important things in your life ?
Are you age 16-18 living in the Henley on Thames Area ?
Would you like the opportunity to be taught a specialist skill by a professional artist ?
If the answer to these questions is yes then you have come to the right place!
About the ArtSpark Prize
Launching the first ArtSpark Prize
We're looking for the most talented & passionate creative teens
to give the winner the chance to try out a specialist skill of your choice
& accelerate your artistic development.
What skill do you want to learn ?
This is the exciting part !
Before you get to the application form you need to choose a skill to learn if you win
All tutors are professional artist with lots of teaching experience so you'll be in expert hands
Mark Lord not only a photographer, he is also a master printer, an experienced artist and teacher. Using timeless lino printing techniques he captures the essence of the natural world and the iconic character of fascinating, retro-chic objects
Jo founded the Henley School of Art and now concentrates on art tutoring and life drawing for individuals and small groups from her studio in Henley. Her skill and enthusiasm are inspirational for all her students
Not only is she a good teacher but she is a very talented artist
Liz works in a mixture of watercolour and inks. She paints flora and fauna in a unique and vibrant style, capturing their vitality and joie de vivre. Liz shares her expertise in workshops and is the author of five books (so far)
has been making and teaching jewellery for over 40 years and has had the pleasure of seeing her students enjoy learning about jewellery making, some of whom have chosen to go on to run their own jewellery business. She has also co-authored a Silver Jewellery Making book
Jess creates wheel thrown functional ceramic pieces that have simple and pleasing forms.
Clean lines, gentle curves and simplicity in the glazing define her design style. She is also an experienced tutor.
Sue is a portrait and still life painter. Working in oil on canvas, carefully layering colour and finishing with soft translucent glazes to add a depth & quality only oils can achieve. Sue regularly runs workshops, courses and one to one tuition in portraiture & still life.
Alison is passionate about sculpting animals. Sheets of clay, are imprinted with texture using random items and then layered over armatures. Her pieces are as charismatic as she is and students find her enthusiasm infectious. She regularly works in schools and her students' incredible results are a testament to her teaching skills
Kate is a full time textile artist. She uses pieces of fabric which she layers and sews together to create intricate pictures featuring landscapes and wildlife. For many years Kate was a DT & Art teacher in both primary and secondary schools.
If you are an exceptionally talented and passionate young artist apply now
What we need from you to win this amazing prize.........
The form - fill in the form below and press submit. But before that here are somethings you need to think about:
Images - You need to upload 5 images of your best pieces of art and / or craft and also a pic of you. You can include images of any media, from painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, to digital art, papier maché sewing and absolutely anything creative that you made with your own hands. We just want to see you have a passion for making stuff!
Naming Images- So we know who each image belongs to we need you to name them with your name & the name of the piece. for example: wendypenrose,goldring.jpg
About You Section- We know many artists find writing a challenge so if you would prefer to upload an audio or video file for the 'about you' section then write in the section that this is what you intend to do and get in contact to arrange how to send the file.
Contact us- If you need help with anything please contact us: email email@example.com. We want to make it as easy as possible to apply!