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Summer Schools Information and Application form

  1. 1. SUMMER SCHOOLS 2010 Information The National Portrait Gallery invites applications from Teachers of Art and Design on behalf of their students, and directly from young people aged 14 – 19, to participate in the BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Summer Schools on 9 – 11 August or 23 – 25 August 2010. Who: • 14 to 19 year olds from London boroughs, including: • Young people who are interested in art • Secondary School Art and Design students • Secondary School Gifted and Talented students • We encourage applications from young people aged 14 – 19 from the five host boroughs of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games: Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham, Waltham Forest and Greenwich What: • Two intensive three-day workshops exploring creative approaches to portraiture • Working with professional artists, including past BP Portrait Award winning artists, and the Gallery’s specialist team of artists and teachers. • Developing skills, working in a wide range of media including painting and drawing from life, meeting other young people interested in portraiture 1
  2. 2. • Generating a body of work through a series of workshops, presentations, demonstrations and ‘ice-breaker’ activities • Viewing and responding to BP Portrait Award 2010, and portraits in the Gallery’s Collection • Summer Schools are part of BP Portrait Award: Next Generation, a 3- year project inspired by 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, encouraging 14 – 19 year olds to become involved in portraiture through the BP Portrait Award. For further information see www.npg.org.uk/bp under BP Portrait Award: Next Generation. When: • There are two Summer Schools: Monday 9 to Wednesday 11 August and Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 August, both from 10.30am – 15.30pm • Applicants should indicate which Summer School they are interested in attending Where: • Education Studio and Galleries, National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE Cost: • FREE • All art materials and lunch provided. Applications: • Entry is by Application Form (see attached) and the Artist Statement will be a key part of the selection process • There are 15 places per Summer School (30 places in total across both events) • At least 5 places for applicants from Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham, Waltham Forest and Greenwich • Two places maximum per school or community organisation • Applications should be emailed to youthbookings@npg.org.uk with the email heading BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Summer School 2
  3. 3. Application or posted to Learning Department, National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE and marked BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Summer School Application • Please complete the attached Application Form and return to National Portrait Gallery by 5.00pm, Monday 26 July *DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED TO 5.00PM FRIDAY 30 JULY*. • Participants will be informed of their place by Tuesday 3 August Please note: • Applicants must commit to attending all three days of the Summer School • Applicants may only attend one Summer School (block of three days) • Summer Schools will be photographed and filmed • Participants, teachers, families and sponsors will be invited to a Presentation to view of works produced at the Summer Schools on Wednesday 25 August at 4.30pm For further information on BP Portrait Award: Next Generation please see www.npg.org.uk/ bp or email youthbookings@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483 3
  4. 4. SUMMER SCHOOLS 2010 Application Please see the attached Information page for further details on who can apply and the content of the BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Summer Schools. Name of Student/Young Person Age (applicants must be 14 to 19 years old) Name of Teacher (leave out if not applicable) Name of School and School address (leave out if not applicable) Parent/Guardian name and phone number Student/Young Person or Parent/Guardian email Student/Young Person address Postcode London Borough Summer School you are interested in applying for: 1) Monday 9 – Wednesday 11 August 2) Monday 23 – Wednesday 25 August (Please only apply to one 4
  5. 5. Summer School) Artist Statement: Please tell us why you are interested in participating in the BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Summer Schools 2010 (maximum 200 words) I would like to be considered for a place on the BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Summer School: Signed (student/young person): ………………………………………………………………. Print name:………………………………………………………………………………………… Date:…………………………………………………………………………………………………. • Applications should be emailed to youthbookings@npg.org.uk with the email heading BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Summer School Application or posted to Learning Department, National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE and marked BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Summer School Application • Please complete this Application Form and return to National Portrait Gallery by Monday 26 July *DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED TO 5.00PM FRIDAY 30 JULY*. • Participants will be informed of their place by Tuesday 3 August 5
  6. 6. For further information on BP Portrait Award: Next Generation please see www.npg.org.uk/ bp or email youthbookings@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483 6

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