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Can Art help the homeless? Yes it can.

A call for artwork on the theme of ‘Home’

 The Cambridge-based Charity CamCRAG (Cambridge Convoy Refugee Action Group) invites submissions for an art exhibition supporting the homeless in Cambridge and  northern France. The exhibition will be held at Michaelhouse in Trinity Street, Cambridge, from June 10th-29th, 2019. The theme of “Home’ may be interpreted in any way the artist is personally inspired to respond.

The project is designed to raise awareness and funding for refugees. It is an opportunity for artists, whether professionally established or newcomers, to contribute to this urgent cause as well as to publicize their work. An average of 2000 people visit the Michaelhouse Centre every week, providing wide exposure for the work over the three-week period.

 There will be a private viewing with drinks for exhibitors and their guests on Wednesday June 12h, 6.30-8.30pm

 Digital submissions are requested by Friday April 26th. Acceptance will be confirmed within ten days of that date (Tuesday May 7thh).

 Terms and Conditions for artists

Artists may submit up to three framed pieces of original work: paintings, drawings, artists’ prints, or photographs. The work may have been previously displayed. The work should not be larger than one square meter. There will also be browsers to display mounted, cellophane-covered unframed work, up to A3 size, should artists prefer this.

 At the time of digital submission, please provide the artist’s name, contact details, the title of the work(s), medium, and size of the artwork. Please also include sale price.

 We cannot guarantee that all submissions will be displayed. CamCRAG and Michaelhouse reserve the right to determine the suitability of the work for display. This will be indicated after the proposed work is digitally submitted.

 All artwork should be framed or on stretched canvas, ready to be hung from the Michaelhouse fittings (picture rails), fitted with D Rings/eyelets

 If artists wish to sell their work, 30% of the fee should be contributed to the CamCRAG Charity. Sales will be arranged privately between buyer and artist.

 Artists are responsible for the insurance of their work, though volunteers will  take every care to ensure the protection of the exhibition during the 3-week period.

 There will be a £15.00 submission fee to be paid at the time of delivery on Sunday June 9th, which will go to the CamCRAG charity.

 Artists should arrange for their work to be delivered from 12.00 -1.30 pm on Sunday June 9th, and collected on Sunday June 30th between 9.15-10.45am. If any artist has difficulty delivering or collecting their work, please contact the coordinator.

 Enquiries to Elizabeth Stephan ([email protected];