Friday, June 18, 2010
August Workshop 2010
Are You an Artist?
Then, the Bruce Onobrakpeya Foundation will help you escape the distraction of the city and enjoy serene and rustic Agbarha-Otor, in Delta State, Nigeria, to create the art you have always wanted.
Come To The
HARMATTAN ART RETREAT
Accommodation and studio space are provided for the 2 weeks where you can work independently or alongside other artists according to your wish.
This session is for artists who wish to develop their own inspirations, without any supervision as was in the three previous sessions. They can work on their own or in concert with other persons if they so wish. The serene environment of the workshop provides an excellent ambience for serious creativity. They will be provided accommodation, studio space and free use of equipment, provided they know how to use and handle them.
They are required to bring along their own palette knives, brushes colours, canvas, etching plates, wood, gloves, nose masks, paper etc. Stone carvers and ceramists among them are free to draw from the stock of stones and unprepared clay available at the premises. No corrosive substances of any description are allowed to be brought in .
Participants are required to donate one of the works they produce to the Foundation
Venue: Niger Delta Art and Cultural Centre (Harmattan Workshop Venue), Agbarha-Otor Delta State.
Date: 1st – 14th August, 2010
Fee: N 10,000.00 per artist (You may pay into Bruce Onobrakpeya Foundation account at Union Bank account no. 0151050000020 and present your teller on arrival at the venue).
MEALS AT THE HARMATTAN WORKSHOP
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is available at the workshop cafeteria at an affordable price of N250.00 per plate. However, participants are free to buy extra plates as need be. There are shops in the town and at the vicinity of the workshop where participants could purchase toiletries and other consumables if needed.
Participants are allocated rooms at the Harmattan Workshop Cabins. Depending on the number of participants for each session and space in the room, participants are paired either two or three in a room. However we occasionally must assign other accommodation to address this issue. Rate includes housing.
*Alternative housing plans could be made by participants who wish to stay outside the workshop complex.
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