Artists urged to submitted works for Tight Modern

St Helens Star: Artworks urged to submitted works for Tight Modern Artworks urged to submitted works for Tight Modern

ARTISTS with physical or mental issues are being given a rare opportunity to have their work showcased as part of a unique exhibition.

People who have learning disabilities, or who are homeless, substance misusers, offenders, ex-offenders, refugees, long-term unemployed or elderly, who may not normally have the opportunity to have work exhibited can apply to enter the Tight Modern art exhibition.

The Tight Modern happens every two years, and is delivered by Brighton-based Creative Future.

They will decide on 60 art works to be featured in the exhibition, with 10 spots allocated for works by artists from St Helens.

Tight Modern will visit the town, arriving at Central Library on World Mental Health Day Friday, October 10.

Entry forms for inclusion in the 2014 Tight Modern exhibition and tour are available from

uk or call 01273 234780.

Entries can include original art works, photographs or computer generated images measuring 18 centimetres by 13 centimetres – portrait orientation only.

There is no charge for artists submitting work, and the deadline is Friday, April 25.


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