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Art for Youth North exhibition, Queen Mary’s School, Topcliffe, October 25-27
1:23pm Friday 19th October 2012 in Exhibitions
ARTISTS from the north will be gathering later this month for the seventh Art for Youth North exhibition, which returns to Queen Mary’s School, Topcliffe, from Thursday to Saturday.
Sponsored by Newton Investment Management, the show, which has 66 registered artists, will feature paintings, etchings, photographs, ceramics and sculpture, with the focus on artists living and working in the north.
Since 2001, Art for Youth North has taken place every two years. It enables artists to show their work to raise funds for the youth work charity, UK Youth. The northern exhibition has already raised more than £100,000 to help young people.
Victoria Hunt, exhibition coordinator, says: “Art for Youth North is now an established and well respected exhibition and our response from artists has been tremendous with 66 registered. “We aim for high standards but are always conscious of keeping the show affordable and varied.”
Show prices range from £35 to £2,000 and artists donate 30 per cent of sales to UK Youth. Mystery Pictures, postcard-sized artworks priced at £35 each, are also on sale with the buyer only knowing who the artist is after purchase.
Tickets for the private view being held from 6.30pm to 9.30pm on Wednesday are £10 in advance and £12 at the door. The exhibition will be open to the public from 10am to 3pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October. 27. More information can be found at artforyouthnorth.co.uk