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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
During 2010 we published a series of articles about Chairart 2010 – 20 white chairs and the 20 possibilities to decorate the chairs by 20 different people. Finally at the end of the summer the travelling show arrived in Barga and obviously it was well worth waiting for as the Chairart exhibition in Barga Vecchia […]