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Call for Makers: Rising Stars 2018

Rising Stars is a curated, national platform to foster and champion students and recent graduates from BA and MA crafts, design and applied arts programmes across the UK. Rising Stars aims to offer new makers their first step into the market place, through acurated, selling exhibition.The programme will consist of the Rising Stars exhibition at New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, that enables new makers to access the market place and collectors; professional development including knowledge transfer and skills exchange, a national symposium; and a catalogue to act as a promotional tool for the selected makers.

The gallery is delighted to present a professional development award of £500 and a solo exhibition at New Ashgate in 2019 for one of the makers in the exhibition. Dates include an exhibition at New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, from 3rd March –14th April, 2018; two professional development workshops at the New Ashgate Gallery (dates TBC) and a professional development symposium at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, on 7th  March, 2018. These events are free to attend. Submissions are invited from undergraduates, postgraduates and recent graduates who completed their study in last 36 months. The deadline is 4th January, 2018, at 9am and there is no fee for applications.

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