The Power Of Tin - Charity Exhibition & Auction Event

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Deadline Thursday 07 December 2017

Fee Makers will receive 30% of final piece at auction.
Interview Date Makers will be notified if they have been selected by 15 Dec 2017.

On 18 January 2018, Making Space is partnering with Rowans Hospice to host a fundraising exhibition and auction event to bring our 10th Anniversary celebrations to a close.

The event is themed around the material ‘Tin’, which traditionally is associated with 10th anniversary celebrations. Professional artists and makers are invited to submit work, which showcases their individual creative talent and inspiration responds to the theme of Tin.

Making Space is now doing an Open Call to professional artists and makers to submit work for selection. As a maker, you have free reign on how you wish to decorate, customise or use the tin for your submission, you could even use the material tin to create something new or respond to the theme of Tin using a different medium all together. It’s completely up to you.

Tins can vary in size from small food tins up to bigger biscuit tins, but all submissions must meet specific health and safety guidelines that are listed below. Please read these beforehand and note that if these H&S guidelines are not met, Making Space reserves the right to refuse your submission for exhibition. In order to produce a professional show we will be selecting pieces from all the submissions to ensure a high level of craftsmanship and variety in the final curated exhibition.

All pieces included in the show will have a reserve/minimum price of either £20.00, £30.00 or £50.00 depending on the size and complexity of the piece.

From the final sale price the artist will receive 30%, 30% will go to Making Space and 40% will go to Rowans Hospice.


Please drop off on one of the following dates 4, 5, 7 December 2017 between 10am and 4pm.

Please note: Submissions must be accompanied by a completed submission form.

To download a Submission Form please visit our website -


All submissions must have the artist name written on it but this should be concealed from public view to ensure the exhibition remains anonymous.

If using food tins, please ensure these are thoroughly washed and cleaned before submission. All submissions must have any sharp edges filed down.


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