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Creating Sporting Memorabilia of the Future!

9 February 2017

Bring your Port Vale Football programme along to the Museum and get it signed by the award winning Sports Artist Paine Proffitt.


Paine, has for many years been working with the football teams of Stoke, producing unique artwork for the official match day programmes. His work captures the majesty of the game and the passion of the supporters both past and present; Marrying the artistic achievement and sporting excellence of our city.

Paine’s Art work has been a leading feature in the cities art exhibition Masters of Art and Sport at the Potteries Museum. A tribute to Stoke-on-Trent being awarded the UK’s European Sport of City 2016.

Come along to the Potteries Museum from 1pm on Sunday 12th February for the final set piece: a football themed day for children and families. Meet the artist, get your programme signed, see the Port Vale football memorabilia and be inspired by the exhibition. 


Footnotes
• Masters of Art and Sport is a part of The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery Interactive Arts Programme which celebrates Stoke-on-Trent, UK’s European City of Sport 2016.

• Masters of Art and Sport unites sporting excellence with cultural heritage lead by Staffordshire's award winning artist Paine Proffitt as well as ‘Masters of Art and Sport’ Ambassadors: Kian Emadi and Emily Nelson - GB Cycling, Danielle Wyatt - England Country Cricket, Ian Marsden - GB Paracanoe.

• The Collaboration of Philippe Aird and Darren Campbell highlights the order, the preparation and the release of two very different individuals revealing a parallel formula to their work and creativity offering different opportunities. 


• The exhibition Masters of Art and Sport represents the legacy of Stoke-on-Trent, Uk’s European City of Sport 2016; the passion and energy of the magical creativity out there. It demonstrates we all have creativity within and a drive inside. Using the theme of sport and art the aim is to motivate the audience with an understanding of the Formula of a Master providing opportunities inspiring children, young adults and families from different walks of life.

Contact details: Claire Dixon 07709842273


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