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A charitable art exhibition which uses the power of ping-pong to raise funds for the Drumchapel Table Tennis Club (DTTC). The project showcased over 60 table tennis paddles designed by artists, designers and illustrators from across the UK, as well as one dedicated table design for the show.

All proceeds go to the DTTC.

The exhibition ran as a silent auction in wasps studios South Block building and included original pieces from the likes of celebrated comic book artist Frank Quitely; sculptor and Turner Prize winner Martin Boyce; signwriter and lettering artist Rachel E Millar; renowned Scottish landscape painter Robert Kelsey; visual artist Raissa Pardini; artist Pam Carter and many more.

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In a period when there has been lots of uncertainty in the creative arts, being able to put on a show with so many talented artists, from graduates to established names, brought new audiences and interest to the club. So much so, it was featured by STV news as a key community art project.

Watch out for the stunt double at the end...

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'Just a bit of friendly competition' by Rachel E Millar.

'Broken Bats' by Martin Boyce. Wood & brass.

'GSA' by Robert Kesley.
'Big Boys Don't Cry' by Want Some Studio.

'What Goes Up Must Come Down' by Rachel E Millar.
'Pop Cherry' by Marcus Marritt.

'BATman...of course' by Frank Quitely.
'Family' by Pim-Pam.

'Smash the Patriarchy' by Raissa Pardini.
'Neon Shores' by Terrazo & Titz.

'FAC 73.25' by Paul Daly.
'Growth Isn’t Linear' by Ione Parsons.

'Ursus maritimus' by Daria Zapala.
'Patron Saint' by Barry Thomson.

'Lady Paddle' by Agata Pietrusz.
'Community' by Anna Dunn.

'Community Wafer' by Ashleigh Robertson.
'Coexist' by Craig Black.

'Thanks Dad' by Lana Smith.
'Movement' by KMG.

'Movement' Juju Books.
'Community' by Libby Walker.

'Dr Pong' Where Giants Roam (Augmented reality).
'Move Your Mind' Ursula Kam-Ling Cheng.

'Community' by Pam Carter.
'Movement' by Siobhan Ogg.

'Moon in the Sky' by Dust Studio.
'Movement' by Fourtwentyseven.

'PingPong' by Ken McClymont.
'Ping | Pong' by Stckmn.

'Hold Me Now' by Roddy MacNeill.
'Character' by Jack Stamp.

'Wee Guys, with Hunners of Eyes' by Caragh Docherty.
'A wee flag for playing inside' by Sarah Kudirka.

'Community' by Chris Whyte (Stained glass).
'The New World Times' by Freytag Anderson.

'PIN(G) CUSHION' by Beautiful Materials.
'Community' by Calum Stevenson.

'Positively Negative' by Joe Keogh.
'For the love of...the game' by Joe Keogh.

'The Last Day' by Michael MacKay.
'Create. Nurture. Transform' by Zoe Buyers.

'Community' by Natalia Manczak.
'Character' by Ilka.

'Character, Movement, Community' by Introducing.
'Community' by Hollie Russell.

'Community' by Allan Richardson.
'OOPS!' by Workspace Dunfermline.

'A Gude Cause Maks a Strong Arm' by Braw Talent.
'Pineapple' by Emile Mbunzama.

'People not profit' by Smithy Graphics.
'Movement' by Jason Kerley.

'Community' by Ellen McLean.
'Movement' by Alex Bowie.

'Character' by Ethan Davis.
'Community' by Design Weans.

'Community' by Bertrand Mougel.
'Balls Stacked / Balls Fallen' by Ben John Oliphant..

'Home' by Need.
'Movement' by Lorna Mulhern.

'Movement' by Robert Donegan.
'PingPong' by Form Digital.

EXHIBITING ARTISTS:

Craig Black
Alex Bowie
Martin Boyce
Zoe Buyers
Pamela Carter
Ursula Kam-Ling Cheng
Paul Daly
Ethan Davis
Caragh Docherty
Anna Dunn
Alan Grieve
Robert Kelsey
Joe Keogh
Jason Kerley
Sarah Kudirka

Michael Mackay
Roddy MacNeill
Natalia Manczak
Marcus Marritt
Emile Mbunzama
Ken McClymont
Ellen McLean
Bertrand Mougel
Lorna Mulhern
Siobhan Ogg
Raissa Pardini
Ione Parsons
Agata Pietrusz
Ashleigh Robertson
Hollie Russell

Lorraine Smith
Lana Smith
Jack Stamp
Calum Stevenson
Barry Thomson
Libby Walker
Chris Whyte
Daria Zapala
Beautiful Materials
Braw Talent
Design Weans
Robert Donegan
Dust Studio
Form Digital
Fourtwentyseven

Frank Quitely
Freytag Anderson
Ilka
Introducing
Juju Books
KMG
Rachel E Millar
Need
Ben John Oliphant
Pim-Pam
Stckmn
Terrazzo & Titz
Want Some Studio
Where Giants Roam
Joe Keogh

- Special thanks to our supports -

Wasps Studios
Service Graphics
Drygate
Electric Shores
uSkinned
Braw Talent

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