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FPS Open, The Menier Gallery

Written by Alex McIntyre

On November 26, 2014

FPS OPEN INVITE

Digswell Arts Fellow, Alex McIntyre will exhibit with Free Painters and Sculptors in their annual open exhibition.  Alex has been selected member of FPS since 2013. This exciting curated group exhibition will feature works by guest artists as well as members.

Check out the FPS Flickr page https://flic.kr/s/aHsk6iQWqp for a sneak preview of the works.

The FPS Open

The FPS Open is an annual event that brings FPS members and guest artists together to create an exciting and inclusive exhibition of the UK’s best new and established artists.  The event is open to fine artists at any stage of their career and there is no restriction of concept, style or material.

This year will again feature the coveted Roy Rasmussen Award for best in show, although this year it will be particularly poignant as Roy, an original founding member who was integral to the success and longevity of FPS, sadly passed away in May, aged 94.

To honour the occasion FPS will feature a retrospective display of his works as part of the exhibition that will illustrate the truly unique and pioneering talents of the internationally renowned sculptor.

About FPS

FPS is an artist lead organisation based at the Menier Gallery that supports and promotes artists to develop their work on their own terms. The group builds long-term relationships with artists and promotes the dialogue and exchange of ideas within the visual arts through annual exhibitions and events.

Established in 1952, FPS was originally associated with the ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts). Founding members featured many high profile and influential artists, including Roy Rasmussen, Lyall Watson and Maurice Jadot.

FPS played a significant part in the establishment of abstract art in the 1950’s and 60’s and was the first of a number of post war movements that freed artists from the orthodoxy of rigid and purely technical judgements.  This ethos continues today and we welcome applications from talented artists at all stages of their career.

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