Drawing Together @ Cove Park

Cove Park Lakehouse

Friday 1st- Saturday 3rd October

Cove Park are offering a great 2 night residential drawing course, led by Kate Davis and Frances Priest.

Drawing Together will examine the possibilities for drawing as action, as conversation, as looking and as a means to invent, to think and to be”- Cove Park website

The course will highlight and suggest strategies for overcoming problems and will look at ways for participants to overcome the blank page and will encourage them to engage with the beautiful environment around Cove Park.

Kate Davis and Frances Priest are both established artists, and their work has been exhibited internationally.

Kate Davis is a New Zealand born artist who trained at Glasgow School of Art. She has had solo shows at Kunsthalle Basel (2006) and Tate Britain (2007), and recent residences have been at Camden Arts Centre (2010) and Cove Park (2008). Her most recent work was a two person project with Faith Wilding at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Glasgow, entitled The Long Loch: How do we go on from here?, shown as part of the Glasgow International Festival.

Frances Priest was born in England and studied at Edinburgh College of Art. Her recent exhibitions include ‘Meet Your Maker’, The National Museum of Scotland (2010), ‘Collect’, The Crafts Council at The Saatchi Galleries (2010), ‘Objects of touch & travel…’, a solo exhibition for The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh (2009).

Cove Park is situated on Loch Long, on the outskirts of the Trossachs National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The workshop costs £300. This price includes two nights accommodation, studio, dinner on the first evening, drinks on Saturday evening and introductory talks by both tutors.

More information, including a detailed timetable, and tutor biographies is available here:

http://www.covepark.org/Documents/pdf/Drawing_Course_cp10.pdf

Further information about Cove Park is available here:

http://www.covepark.org/

For further information and to reserve your place please e-mail Alexia Holt or telephone 01436 850 123

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