Arts Den 2011
Expressions of interest were sought from artists for participation in an unique commissioning event during the Lichfield Festival in 2011. The Arts Den, which was loosely based upon the TV programme, “Dragons Den”, saw short listed artists invited to give a brief presentation of their artwork to a small panel of commissioning representatives.
Artists were invited to give a presentation / overview of their working practice, including presenting an original example of their artwork and answer questions from the commissioning panel with regards a work that they would like to produce. This lasedt no more than ten to fifteen minutes each. At the end of the interviewing process the commissioning panel presented a £1000.00 commission to the selected artist who was commissioned to produce an original artwork relating to their presentation over the next 12 months, this was unveiled and exhibited at the 2011 Festival. The event took place in front of a small audience at the Garrick Theatre in the afternoon of Saturday 17th July 2011.