PATCHINGS FESTIVAL 13 – 16 JULY
BARN GALLERY & PAVILION GALLERY
13 July to 20 August
Two exhibitions of selected entries from this year’s open art competition showing the work of the The Artist Category for professional artists and The Leisure Painter Section for amateur and hobby artists. 140 works exhibited along with an additional 100 of highly commended entries on the Patchings website. The competition is organised in partnership with The Artist and Leisure Painter magazines, with entry details available online and over £17,500 in prizes. Closing date 31 March 2017.
13 July to 28 July
Art Club of the Year 2017
Launched last year, the Art Club of the Year exhibition opens with the Patchings Festival. This year the run of the popular exhibition has been extended beyond the festival. Ten art clubs whose work has been selected, join as finalists for the exhibition. Each club chooses five pieces to represent the work. The winners to be announced at the festival. In addition to the judges, visitors have the opportunity of voting for their favourite art club.