Call for proposals for National Drawing Day

THE BUTLER Gallery Kilkenny invites artists to submit workshop proposals for National Drawing Day, a countrywide event initiated by the National Gallery of Ireland, and coordinated by the Butler Gallery in Kilkenny Castle for the past five years.

THE BUTLER Gallery Kilkenny invites artists to submit workshop proposals for National Drawing Day, a countrywide event initiated by the National Gallery of Ireland, and coordinated by the Butler Gallery in Kilkenny Castle for the past five years.

The event extends across the grounds of the castle, offering a creative and colourful range of artist-led outdoor workshops.

Workshop materials and volunteer assistants will be provided. Successful applicants will direct set-up before noon and run the workshop on May 19 between 12pm-4pm. An artist fee will be paid to successful applicants.

Workshop proposals that will encourage participation from a diverse age-range are welcomed. Proposals, including an estimate of material costs, may be submitted by email to Education Curator Bairbre-Ann Harkin at bairbre.ann@butlergallery.com by 4pm on April 23. The Butler Gallery website is currently under construction, for more information about National Drawing Day Kilkenny, please see http://vimeo.com/butlergallery. National Drawing Day is supported by the Office of Public Works and Kilkenny County Council Arts Office.