TAKE COURAGE GALLERY

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ANNOUNCEMENT

TAKE COURAGE IS UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE CURATOR AND MANAGER OF EXCHANGE PROJECT, JOSHUA FREDDIE VAUGHAN, IS TAKING OVER THE EVENTS MANAGEMENT AND CURATION OF TAKE COURAGE GALLERY.

BASED IN LEWISHAM, VAUGHAN HAS WORKED IN THE ART SECTOR FOR SEVERAL YEARS, RUNNING SEVERAL ARTS AND PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS, MOST RECENTLY CULMINATING IN EXCHANGE PROJECT, A NOMAD CURATIONAL PROGRAM THAT FINDS IT’S NEW HOME IN THE RENOWNED TAKE COURAGE GALLERY.

VAUGHAN’S INTERESTS AS A CURATOR ARE DIVERSE, EXAMINING PRACTICES THAT ARE STEREOTYPICALLY CONSIDERED ‘LOW-BROW’, OR ‘CRAFT-BASED', OR ‘NOVELTY’; THE QUALITY OF INTERFACE BETWEEN PUBLIC AND ARTIST; THE MANY APPROACHES THAT MAY BE TAKEN BY A CURATOR TO MAKE ART ACCESSIBLE WHILST NOT COMPROMISING THE INTEGRITY OF THE WORK.

HISTORICALLY, HE HAS AND STILL WORKS WITH ELX ART, DRIVING CHANGE WITH ART, EXCHANGE PROJECT, FLUX, THE LONDON GROUP, FREE PAINTERS AND SCULPTORS SOCIETY AND OTHERS.

VAUGHAN STUDIED AT CENTRAL ST. MARTINS AND CITY AND GUILDS OF LONDON ART SCHOOL.

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AN OPEN CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS, EVENT PROPOSALS, PROJECT PROPOSALS IS IN EFFECT. PLEASE SEND ALL ENQUIRIES VIA EMAIL TO JOSHUAFREDDIEVAUGHAN@GMAIL.COM - FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND FEES.

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PLEASE NOTE, A VENUE HIRE FEE OF £50 PER DAY APPLIES TO TAKE COURAGE GALLERY.


WE ASK FOR A £50 HOLDING FEE. THIS FEE IS REFUNDABLE, PROVIDED THE WALLS ARE FILLED AND SANDED.

RE-PAINTING IS COVERED BY THE GALLERY IN MOST CASES. (PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONSULT WITH TAKE COURAGE IF YOUR PRJECT INVOLVES INSTALLATION OR PAINTING DIRECTLY ONTO WALLS, AS SEPARATE CONSIDERATIONS APPLY.)

IF YOU WISH TO HIRE OUT TOOLS AND A TECHNICIAN BOTH CAN BE PROVIDED AT EXTRA COST.