Thursday, 2 July 2009

Aims and Objectives

These are the ones set from the first two meetings. They may be updated as work initially progresses and then revisited again later as the project evolves.


  1. To help improve the visibility of fine art artists / makers based in Plymouth
  2. To help engage the public and commercial enterprises in the work of these artists
  3. To help the artists sell their work by arranging locations for them to display in / at
  4. To use art to help maintain and improve the feel of an area where spaces and buildings are becoming slack or empty due to business closure or temporary inability to let
  5. To investigate and implement specific projects to further these aims


  1. Encourage a linked up online community of target artists using facilities such as twitter, facebook, and a Google Friend Connect enabled blog
  2. Establish a brand image / graphics / logos etc
  3. Obtain funding
  4. Ensure that direct and indirect costs incurred by the organisers are accounted for and met
  5. Establish contacts with on and offline media outlets
  6. Identify and work with the right business and local government organisations to a achieve a commonly agreed set of goals for shared projects
  7. Establish a fair and balanced mechanism by which artists are given prominence according to their standing whilst not adversely affecting new and upcoming artists
  8. Establish an initial set of projects with concrete goals
  9. Aim to have at least one project up and running by / for Christmas 2009
comments / suggestions / feedback welcomed and encouraged

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