What did you want to be when you were growing up? Is it the same now or have things in your life changed the things that you want, the things you dream about? A ten year old boy might not dream of owning his own home and raising a happy family but twenty years down the line that might be his greatest ambition. Worthing Churches Homeless Projects are running a project on Hopes and Dreams which will culminate in an exhibition as part of the Worthing ArtsTrail June 2014. The project calls for 100 members of the public and 100 people who have used the services of Worthing Churches Homeless Projects to write down their hopes and dreams. These will then be depicted by local artists.
We would like to recruit 200 artists, one to represent each of the people who have submitted a description of their ambitions to us. Each artist will be given the details of one persons childhood dreams and their hopes for the future now that they are adults. From this they can then create a representation of this – whether it is a portrait, a sculpture, a knitted or embroidered piece, a piece of jewelry - anything you like! The artwork must fit within an a3 framework and must be given to the fundraising team ready to display – this in most cases means framed or mounted with a hook for hanging.
We are asking the artist to produce the artwork and donate it to the charity so that we may auction the portraits off. This allows us to raise money from the event to support the invaluable work that Worthing Churches Homeless Projects do in the local community supporting the homeless and insecurely housed.