Art on a Postcard and Mick Rooney RA have been working together on a project that brings together music and art.
Art on Postcard is working alongside Mick Rooney RA on a project which encompasses music and art. One of Mick’s submissions to the RA Summer Exhibition 2016 was a beautifully handcrafted ukulele, painted in his instantly recognisable rich, poetic style.
The instrument opened Mick up to a world of ukulele enthusiasts and gave him the idea to create an orchestra of painted ukuleles. Mick has asked many
of his peers as well as new and exciting emerging talent to paint one of 30 ukuleles each.
Pete Howlett, the UK’s foremost independent ukulele producer and the sole manufacturer for the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain (UOGB) has made 8 ukuleles especially for the UOGB and we have a further 22 KALA ukuleles ready to be painted.
Art on a Postcard will showcase the instruments at a charity performance with The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain and some very special guests at The Jazz Cafe on September 12 before holding an event to auction them. The money raised will go to The Hepatitis C Trust.
On May 3 Art on a Postcard launch their Art on a Ukulele crowd funding campaign. AOAP need to raise £6000 towards the production of this project.
To join the mailing list, receive updates about the auction and for information about funding, please go to:
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Celebrate the very best in the Modern and Contemporary British Art Scene at Sotheby's Late Night View.
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Wessex Museums invited Ann-Marie James to delve into the collections of their four partner museums (Wiltshire Museum, Dorset County Museum, Poole Museum and The Salisbury Museum) and choose an object from each to inspire a series of artworks.
She spent a year creating the finished pieces, all in gold or white. Gold derives from the Bush Barrow Lozenge (Wiltshire Museum) and the tale of Bacchus and Midas (Poole Museum); white from the chalk that the Amesbury Archer (The Salisbury Museum) was originally found in, and the white of the Roman mosaic (Dorset County Museum).
Her techniques included drawing, painting, printmaking and gilding with 24ct gold leaf.
Chris Levine Print raises $360k
Chris Levine's screenprint 'Lightness of Being (Her Majesty) 2013' raised a massive $360k at the The 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party. The print was created during experimental print sessions in the Jealous Print Studios in 2013.More