Lucky Dip 2023

Exhibitions, Free, In Person

Friday 25th August – Sunday 1st October 2023

God's House Tower, Town Quay Road, Southampton, SO14 2NY

Lucky Dip bought together a collection of work by ten local artists working in multiple disciplines and mediums.

From painting to printmaking, film and installation, the work was informed by a multitude of ideas, processes and practices. 

The exhibiting artists were recipients of an experimental grant programme, launched by ‘a space’ arts in 2021. The Lucky Dip bursary scheme offered ten artists in the SO postcode £500 to fund the creation of a new artwork or activity. In order to remove barriers around access and inclusion, proposals were not assessed and bursaries were awarded to artists through a lottery selection. 

The scheme has provided financial support and a well-needed boost of positivity at a time when many artists are facing huge challenges. The bursaries enabled the artists to experiment and take risks to push their practice forward. 

As part of ‘a space’ arts’ mission to work towards becoming an anti-racist organisation, five of the Lucky Dip bursaries were awarded to Global Majority artists.

The artists exhibiting for Lucky Dip 2023 are:

Maria Bates

Sharron Bruty

Sal Chitulu

Intan Cade

Helen Harvey

Ebonie Inch


Violetta Liszka

Lucy Pick

Rabia Raja

Missed out on the Launch Event? Don’t worry you can visit out Youtube Channel to watch a Digital Visual Guide of the Exhibition here

You can find out more about the Lucky Dip Bursary Programme here