Crate is an artist-led organisation based in East Kent supporting contemporary visual artists’ research and practice. Crate promotes critical debate and the exchange of ideas without prescribed outcomes. Based in an old print works near the sea front in Margate, Crate’s building has been bought and refurbished with major support from Arts Council England South East, East Kent Partnership and Thanet District Council. The building opened in July 2006.
CRATE has offered the collective use of it's spaces to three graduating BA Fine Art Students from University of the Creative Arts Canterbury, for a period of three weeks in autumn 2015.
The award offers access to space to encourage the development of work and ideas, to foster collaboration and peer to peer exchange, and provide vital support structures for emerging artists.
Each graduate will be offered a mentoring session with an established artist and support from CRATE's...