The National Brain Appeal’s fundraising art exhibition, A Letter in Mind, returns for the fourth year. Whether you’re an artist, illustrator, designer or simply just love being creative, we’d love you all to get involved. Using the starting point of a simple envelope, our theme this year is ‘A Sense of Place’ and as ever, we are extremely excited to see your visual responses.
‘A Sense of Place’ can be understood somewhere that holds special meaning personally, socially, historically or geographically – or even simply as a feeling. You might consider your identity, character and how you engage with your ‘place’ in the environment. Or why not try looking at an area that has lost its ‘sense of place’ – one that has no identifiable character, is ‘placeless’ or mundane – such as shopping centre or industrial estate. This is an opportunity to share your vision with us and raise vital funds at the same time.
We are delighted that Grayson Perry has agreed to support the project once again, along with Harry Pye, Gill Rocca, Natasha Kidd and Frank Kiely, plus comedians Kevin Eldon and Jo Brand. Illustrators Chris Haughton and Polly Dunbar, and architects Amin Taha and Laurie Chetwood have also signed up.
The exhibition will be held at gallery@oxo on London’s South Bank. Artworks will be on sale anonymously for £85 each – and artists’ names will only be revealed once they are sold and the exhibition has closed. All proceeds from sales go to fund projects in Queen Square.
To take part please click the Register tab (above), complete the online form and download the entry pack. The pack includes full details including the Conditions of Entry and Useful Info. You can also read the FAQs for more information.
Dates of note:
Entry deadline: Friday 28 July 2017
Private View (invitation only): Wednesday 27 September 2017
Exhibition opens to the public: 11am, Thursday 28 September 2017
Exhibition ends: 6pm, Sunday 1 October 2017
You can view the 2016 and 2015 artworks online and there are still some fabulous pieces left to buy! Just click on the ‘gallery’ tab to make your selection. All works cost £85 will remain anonymous until sold.