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Private View 2013

The Private View for the Cork Street Open Exhibition - Summer Show was held Thursday the 8th of August from 7-9pm.

You can find pictures from the 2013 Winter Exhibition Private View on our facebook page.

We are grateful to our Private View sponsors - Mottra Caviar and Miller's Gin.

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2013 Winter Private View

Despite snow and cold weather collectors, artists and gallery owners enjoyed a delicious evening of caviar and contemporary art at the 2013 Winter Exhibition Private View. 

Mick Bateman shared information about CRISIS and plans for events and exhibitions at the new project space in Bermondsey.

Crowd at Cork Street Open Exhibition Private View Visitors at the Cork Street Open Exhibition Mick Bateman at Cork Street Open Exhibition Private View

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2012 Private View

Edward Lucie-SmithEdward Lucie-Smith, author, international art critic, historian, and well-known broadcaster opened the Exhibition on behalf of CRISIS focusing attention on the Skylight Project and how art is used to help restore and rebuild the lives of single homeless people across the UK.

More than 200 artworks were shown across two galleries and guests enjoyed a beautiful summers evening full of art and delicious refreshment.

Crowd at Cork Street Open Exhibition Private View Visitors outside the Cork Street OPen Exhibition Crowd at Cork Street OPen Exhibition Private View

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2011 Private View

Richard Dorment

Richard Dorment, Chief Art Critic from The Daily Telegraph, opened this year's event on behalf of the chosen charity, PAPYRUS - Prevention of Young Suicide.

Stephen and Sheila Habgood

PAPYRUS Chairman, Stephen Habgood, and his wife, Sheila were guests of honour at a Private View on the eve of this year's Exhibition.

Speaking to some 200 invited guests, Stephen thanked all present for their support for PAPYRUS, explaining how we aim to reduce the number of young suicides in the UK.

"It was a fantastic evening and the art on display was brilliant. I received a great welcome and a number of people spoke to me about PAPYRUS and either their interest or involvement with the charity. A wonderful evening." noted Stephen.

2011 Private View Outside Gallery Two


Canapes at the Cork Street Open Private View 2011 Private View Gallery One Miller's Dry Gin

2010 Private View

More than 100 artists and guests attended the Private View for the 2010 Cork Street Open Exhibition on Wednesday, 11 August. Speakers included Big Issue founder, John Bird who also had two paintings in the Exhibition, Leukaemia survivor, Andy Jackson and Exhibition founder Kathryn Roberts.

In addition to two galleries of static art guests were treated to the unveiling of a living canvas painted by two-time World Champion body painter, Carolyn Roper. While Carolyn's art is often short lived, the life of this particular work was extended when a photograph of model, Rochelle Roberts was used for the 9-15 August cover of the London Edition Big Issue.


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Entry Details

Key Dates - August Show

02 Jun Deadline for Entries
21 Jun Shortlist of Works Announced
22-31 Jul Optional Delivery of Shortlisted Works to Parcel Post
04-05 Aug Delivery of Shortlisted Works to Cork Street Gallery
06 Aug Final Selection of Works Announced, Exhibition Hung
08 Aug Thursday: Ticketed Private View
09 Aug Exhibition Opens
14 Aug Artist's Reception
16 Aug Final Day of Exhibition
16-17 Aug Collection of Unsold Work Optional Return of Unsold Work to Transport Partner
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