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Community Art, Rye, East Sussex
Written by Alice WatsonIf you were under the impression that during these times of economical downturn the arts for most people, local councils and national governments took a back burner, you would be very much mistaken. All that is required, the School Creative Centre would argue, is a refocus of relevance, access and opportunity.
By using a decommissioned school building to bring together professional artists of all persuasions, some of whom take up residency and produce work on a rotational basis, The School Creative Centre has it's sights set high for new community engagement in the arts. The first year over with and the Centre has already established itself as a thriving visionary initiative attracting talent such as painter Nicholas Archer. Speaking about the benefits of sharing creativity in a communal environment he says “I have been working as a professional artist for ten years, often quite a solitary experience and The School Creative Centre provides a fantastic opportunity to work in a stimulating environment with other creative professionals”.
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