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Palazzo Pancrazi, Barga: Chairart 2017

Palazzo Pancrazi, Barga: Chairart 2017

Garfagnana Chairart originated in Fosciandora from within the small village of Treppignana. It was launched in 2010 with the intention of encouraging creative participation locally for artists and also for those who had no previous experience of participation in public art events

Over the past decade we have published many articles about Chairart (they can be seen here)   – at the very start of the project it was 20 white chairs and 20 possibilities to decorate the chairs by 20 different people. To date there has been a total of 149 participants and 255 artifacts have been produced […]

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Chairart 2016 moves into Palazzo Pancrazi

Chairart 2016 moves into Palazzo Pancrazi

Garfagnana Chairart originated in Fosciandora from within the small village of Treppignana. It was launched in 2010 with the intention of encouraging creative participation locally for artists and also for those who had no previous experience of participation in public art events

Over the past 6 years we have published many articles about Chairart (they can be seen here)   – at the very start of the project it was 20 white chairs and 20 possibilities to decorate the chairs by 20 different people. In 2015 Chairart  celebrated its 6th year since inception. To date there has been a total […]

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ChairArt 2016 arrives in Barga

ChairArt 2016 arrives in Barga

Garfagnana Chairart originated in Fosciandora from within the small village of Treppignana. It was launched in 2010 with the intention of encouraging creative participation locally for artists and also for those who had no previous experience of participation in public art events

Over the past 7 years we have published many articles about Chairart (they can be seen here)   – 20 white chairs and the 20 possibilities to decorate the chairs by 20 different people. In 2015 Chairart has celebrated its 6th year since inception. To date there has been a total of 149 participants and 255 […]

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Chairart in Castelnuovo

Chairart in Castelnuovo

On Saturday 22nd August in Castelnuovo a selection of chairs by women artists will be displayed under the arcade during the La Notte Rosa . Coordinated by Antonella Piacentini Il Sabato 22 agosto a Castelnuovo una selezione di sedie di donne artiste sarà visualizzato sotto La Loggia durante la Notte Rosa. Coordinato da Antonella Piacentini […]

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The Chairart 2013 exhibition closing

The Chairart 2013 exhibition closing

the exhibition was probably be the most photographed art exhibition held in Barga this year.

Over the past four years we have published numerous articles about Chairart (articles here and here )  – 20 white chairs and the 20 possibilities to decorate the chairs by 20 different people. This year’s Chairart project started in Treppignana in August and then moved onto Roccalberti (Camporgiano) and Castelnuovo before finally arriving here in Barga Each year the number of participating artists […]

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Chairart 2013 opens its doors to the public

Chairart 2013 opens its doors to the public

the largest exhibition of decorated chairs as 118 chairs arrive in Barga

The wonderful summer weather that we have been enjoying for the past couple of months has finally disappeared and we woke up this morning to grey overcast skies and a temperature drop of almost 8 degrees. By ten o’ clock it was raining and it continued to rain on and off all day. The perfect […]

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Chairart 2013 – Treppignana

Chairart 2013 – Treppignana

Chairart 2013 started in earnest this afternoon as the participating artists brought their finished chairs up to Treppignana for their first public showing.

Martin Galloway and his wife Beryl were presented with a “golden handshake” for all their work on this project which has now arrived at the magical number of 100 chairs. These will all be in Barga during the first week of September listen to ‘Chairart treppignana’ on Audioboo Brief conversation with Martin Galloway at the […]

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Il programma 2013 di Chairart

Il programma 2013 di Chairart

Il programma 2013 di Chairart eventi è il seguente

Domenica 28 Luglio San Pietro in Campo “Festa delle Trebbiatrice” una selezione di sedie degli anni precedenti Venerdì 02 Agosto alle ore 17. Riunione degli artisti e delle sedie 2013 a Treppignana. Nell’occasione sara` offerto un spuntino Domenica 04 agosto Roccalberti esposizione di tutte le nuove sedie Sabato 17 Domenica 18 Agosto a Careggine in […]

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Chairart 2013 – preparations well underway

Chairart 2013 – preparations well underway

Artisti di 2010, 2011, 2012 sono confermato per Chairart 2013. Edizione riveduta. 1/ Mario Puppa 2/ Riccardo Rivarola 3/ Maria Elena Caproni e Maria Elisa Caproni 4/ Ellen Klijzing x 2 5/. Chiara Leonardi 6/. Paolo Fiori 7/ Gaia Adami 8/ Feliciano Ravera 9/ Luciana Adami 10/ Eleonora Pasquini13/ Patrizia Paquini 11/ Martin Galloway 12/ […]

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Chairart 2013

Chairart 2013

Chairart 2013 is all ready for the off – Martin Galloway has just sent out the following mail – The challenge for all artists from previous years [2010, 2011, 2012] is this year to complete a second chair. The date for submission of the finished chair [or photograph] will be the 1st of July. Please […]

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Chairart 2012 opens to the public

Chairart 2012 opens to the public

Chairart 2012 opened to the public this afternoon with the ribbon being cut by the organiser of the event, Martin Galloway. The exhibition is being held in Palazzo Pancrazi and out in the piazza Salvo Salvi. Already before the opening their were many visitors intrigued to find out just why a full size skeleton was sitting inside […]

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Chairart 2012 almost ready in Barga

Chairart 2012 almost ready in Barga

Over the past three years we have published numerous articles about Chairart (articles here) – 20 white chairs and the 20 possibilities to decorate the chairs by 20 different people. Each year the number of participating artists grows and the choice of painted objects expands – last year it was not just chairs but also […]

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