SALT is the collaborative exhibition at the OXO Bargehouse in London formed by soon to be graduates from Fine Art, Contemporary Arts Practice and Photography courses from Bath School of Art and Design.
Our fantastic fundraising team has already raised £750 over the past month, and all 49 artists have invested £200 towards the project. We still need your help however! We're still in need of £5,160 to cover numerous expenses - such as transporting work from Bath to London, printing catalogues to commemorate the show and as souvenirs for visitors as well as providing an array of entertainment throughout the week.
This will be the first time Bath Spa School of Art and Design students have exhibited at the OXO Bargehouse in London. We are a collaboration of students working across multiple disciplines. The money raised will help us put on a great exhibition to promote our work, whilst giving the public a fantastic opportunity to see the results of three years' hard work from a wide range of up-and-coming new artists and photographers. Ultimately, this will be the launch of our careers. Your generosity will be hugely appreciated, and it will also be an opportunity for you to get your hands on a piece of artwork by one of the 49 exhibitors as a thank you!
Aisha Eveleigh, Alexia Scalbert, Alice Butler, Amber Hardwick, Amelia Bowles, Ben Jones, Camilla Mulry, Charlotte Moorhead, Chloe Bennetts, Daisy Dixon, Daisy Tyszkiewicz, Elizabeth Hawthorn, Emily Chainey, Evangeline Blackburn, Freya Duckett, Hannah Green, Hannah Kent, Hannah Thomas, Hatty Butler, Harry Hancock, Honor Carter, Isabelle Hogarth, Jack Delaney, James Blagburn, Jamie Daniels, Jo Walton, John Lloyd, Josephine Clegg, Kathleen Plummer, Katie Weller, Laura Mallet, Laura Thomas, Leah Coley-Fisher, Liz Clark, Mac Honeyman, Martha Kelsey, Oliver Webster, Ottilie Rounce, Patricia Savary de Beauregard, Poppy Clover, Rachel Wong, Robert Haworth-Dunne, Sam Howland, Sam Morgan, Sophie Harrington, Thomas Katan, Toby Hart, Toby Rainbird-Webb, and Weronika Karczewska.
Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London. Check out the Bargehouse link to take a peak at our exciting venue!
SALT will be open to the public from the 28th July - 31st July. Come and see us!
Where will the money go?
The Private View, on the evening of Thursday 28th July – which donors would be invited to – is a key chance for our efforts to be cemented, and the exhibition launched for critical review. With funds behind us, we would have the means to make this a special evening, becoming of the OXO Bargehouse’s prestigious location and repute.
The more money we raise, the better our show will be. Short and sweet, SALT will nevertheless flavour our careers for years to come. Engagement with the public and professionals of central London is top of our agenda. A complimentary catalogue for the first 500 visitors, artist and supporter will enable the endurance of our otherwise fleeting presence on the Southbank. A collaboration with our contemporary graduates in Graphic Communication, this catalogue’s intention is to showcase Bath Spa’s brimming talents, and mark our arrival to the national and international art scene.
Our minimum target of £3,000 will ensure that the significant cost of printing and couriers from Bath to London will be covered.
Our fundraising breakdown:
- Silent auction: £500
- Club night: £200
- Print sale £50
Breakdown of costs:
- Venue hire (one week): £5520
- Damage Deposit: £1000 (Paid by Bath Spa University)
- Transport for artwork (van hire & petrol): £2000
- Printing costs ( 575 catalogues, private view invites, flyers, and posters): £956.00
- Accommodation for 49 students: £6000
- Catering for the Private View: £800
- Electricity: £350
- Security for the private view: £84
Note that some costs are exact and some have been estimated.
We have some really exciting rewards to thank everyone who donates, whatever the amount you might give. We want to give back to the lovely people who are supporting us. Please check them out.
Examples of our rewards:
Small prints by SALT Artists
Large prints by SALT Artists
Signed books by Angela Cockayne
Prints by Rosie Snell
Prints by Natasha Kidd
Print by Jenny Dunseath
'Screen, Number 16' by Tim Davies
(Oil paint on canvas)
We are currently in the exciting midst of putting on our Degree Show in Bath, and this will renew our drive to make SALT the best it can be. For updates, www.salt2016.co.uk shows how SALT is progressing.
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Even if you are unable to donate please like, share and spread the word, as admission to SALT will be free to all, strangers as well as sponsors … but we’d love to get to know you as a benefactor of the Arts and a believer in our potential to succeed!
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We did it! We managed to raise £3,233 towards our Exhibition and it is all down to your help! Thank you all for supporting SALT. We will be sending rewards out next week.
We are so excited to see you and show you our Exhibition at OXO Bargehouse, from Thursday 28th until Sunday 31st July 2016.
With 1 day to go, we have raised a fantastic 61% of our target! Thank you, to everyone that has helped us by pledging and sharing our project!
Please support us if you want to receive a print from an up and coming Artist or Photographer from the SALT Exhibition!
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