A square foot of art at Aspire Gallery
This July forty artists have entered Foot Square 2015 an open theme and medium small artwork competition at Aspire Gallery, Paddington.
The unique dimensional constraints challenge artists to make a lasting impact on the judges with something small.
Most art in galleries draw and hold the viewer with vast detail or unique emotions. Drawing and holding viewers, however, become significantly more challenging when the art is less than thirty-one centimetres.
“I was really excited to see all the non-traditional art and designs being included in this year’s competition!” Aspire Gallery’s director Donagh Mengel said.
“We have a beautifully moulded necklace with golden thread in the shape of a heart, wired bottle cap flowers and classically designed tiled mosaics.”
“A real mix of emerging and professional artists have entered this year which is what we like to see.” Donagh said.
Entrants have the opportunity to win a cash prize for first place and a variety of smaller prizes provided by local businesses for the artwork which receives the most votes.
Last February, Michael Cawdrey won Aspire Gallery’s first 2015 competition winning an exhibition in October and Kristy-Ann Duffy winning the Voter’s choice award.
Foot Square 2015 is on from the 8th to the 25th of July.