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Inspired by… is an art competition for people in part-time adult education, showcasing new works inspired by exhibits in the Victoria and Albert Museum’s collections. Run successfully by the V&A for a number of years, the competition has been entrusted to Morley Gallery for 2014.
A number of prizes will be awarded to winners in eight categories of works: Ceramics, Glass & Stained Glass, Jewellery, Sculpture, Textiles & Fashion, Theatre & Performance and Printmaking, Drawing & Painting and V&A Museum of Childhood. Special prizes will also be awarded by the V&A and NIACE, the National Institute of Adults Continuing Education.
Entrants who are unable to visit the V&A’s collections in person can access their extensive online databases with over 1,118,294 objects and 361,132 images for inspiration.
Friday 21 March 2014 – Deadline for online entries, by 5pm
Friday 11 April 2014 – Results of initial entry emailed to artists by this date
Saturday 10 May 2014 (10am – 4pm) – Selected work delivered to Morley Gallery
Monday 19 May 2014 – Private View & Prize giving
Tuesday 20 May 2014 – Exhibition opens at Morley Gallery
Thursday 19 June 2014 – Exhibition closes
Saturday 21 June 2014 (10am – 4pm) – Collection of unsold work