Thursday, 26 February 2015

The Sketchbook Project

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Contact: Dianne Sheehan, Devonport Regional Gallery
p: 6424 8296   e: dsheehan@devonport.tas.gov.au
w: www.devonportgallery.com/index02.php?id=10

Date: 23 February-10 April     RSVP: 8 April 2015
Location: Devonport and surrounding areas

Intended Audience: Secondary students

Young people in Devonport and surrounding areas are invited to share their art with the community by filling a sketchbook, provided by Devonport Regional Gallery. Filled sketchbooks returned to the Gallery will be exhibited at Reclaim the Lane, Devonport's National Youth Week event held in Rooke Lane on Friday 10 April. The Sketchbooks Project celebrates and promotes young people and their talents in the North West, and provides a space for public viewing of their work.

Step 1. COLLECT
Devonport Regional Gallery and The Droogs invite you to participate in The Sketchbook Project. Collect your free sketchbook from Devonport Regional Gallery, and fill it with your art, ideas and writing. All sketchbooks will be presented in a public exhibition at Reclaim the Lane, Friday 10 April 3 – 5pm, Rooke Lane Devonport.

Pop into the Gallery today! We're open 7 days at 45-47 Stewart Street, Devonport.

Step 2. FILL YOUR SKETCHBOOK
Fill your sketchbook with your art, ideas and writing, using paints, inks, pencils, charcoal, pastels and more!

Step 3. SUBMIT
Drop your sketchbook back in to Devonport Regional Gallery by 5 pm, Wednesday 8 April.

Step 4. GO SEE
Visit The Sketchbook Project exhibition at Reclaim the Lane, Friday 10 April 3 – 5 pm, Rooke Lane, Devonport.

Exhibited sketchbooks can be picked up from the Gallery during open hours from 11 – 19 April. Devonport Regional Gallery reserves the right to not display images deemed inappropriate or offensive.

Teachers are encouraged to include the sketchbooks in their assessment, along with students' visual diaries.