Why Drawing Matters Symposium

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:00 to 17:00


Booking is through Drawing Projects UK. Book HERE


£30 - £40

The symposium, Why Drawing Matters, will be held at The Salisbury Museum from 12noon to 5pm on Friday 15 November 2019. The symposium is held in association with the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019 and is the first event of a weekend of drawing talks, discussions and workshops focussed on Drawing Matters.

Chaired by Professor Mike Collier of the University of Sunderland, speakers include Professor Anita Taylor (artist, Director of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize & Dean of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design at the University of Dundee); Tania Kovats (artist, writer & Professor of Drawing at Bath Spa University); Charmaine Watkiss (artist & exhibitor Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019); Debbie Hillyerd (Director of Education at Hauser & Wirth Somerset); and Chris Neil (alumni of the ARTiculation programme delivered by Roche Court Educational Trust at the New Art Centre).

The Why Drawing Matters symposium ticket includes a sandwich lunch, tea and coffee. For more information and to book for the symposium please click HERE

On Saturday and Sunday, 16 and 17 November, the symposium will continue at Drawing Projects UK with practical sessions and presentations by leading artists and makers themed as Drawing Matters. Drawing Matters will include artist-led workshops with Tania Kovats, Dillwyn Smith, Anita Taylor, and Charmaine Watkiss, and a talk by Ian Chamberlain whose solo exhibition, Monuments Remain, will be on show at Drawing Projects UK.