Red Rag is based in the South West Region, with galleries in Stow and Bath. The gallery specialises in contemporary art and sculpture by living artists, including many established and emerging artists who were either born, studied or now live in the West Country; as well as others who take inspiration from the unique landscape, character, light and atmosphere of this special area in their work.
Artists (in alphabetical order) represented by Red Rag include Stephen Brown (b. Somerset), Robert Crisp (based in Devon), Richard Dack (lives and works in Devon), Stephanie Dees (inspired by the West Country), David Farrant (lives and works in Devon), David Farren (b. Wiltshire, studied Bristol), Sophie Harding (lives and works in Cornwall), Judy Hempstead (studied at Newton Abbot, taught at Exeter), Nagib Karsan (inspired by the West Country), Tina Morgan (born, lives and works in Devon), John Piper (b. Wiltshire, lives in Cornwall), Norman Smith (studied at Bristol) and Bruce Yardley (based in Bath).
Gallery manager, Carole Teagle told ArtsCulture: “We are very pleased to be taking part in the inaugural Devon Art Fair. We have a special relationship with the West Country and its artists; and this is a great opportunity for us to share with a broad audience how the region has both produced and inspired so many talented artists.”
All the artists represented by Red Rag have exhibited widely and their work is held in public and private collections in the UK and elsewhere.
(image: © Nagib Karsan Looking for Skimming Stones, Coverack, Nagib Karsan)
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