Jessica Burgess from Norwich has won this year’s Young Artist Award in the prestigious Lynn Painter-Stainers national art competition. She wins £4,000 for her oil and acrylic collage, Victoria.
The latest artwork by internationally acclaimed British artist Idris Khan – in collaboration with UAP – has recently been unveiled in Abu Dhabi.
A video of one of Prankur Chaturvedi’s poems has run into difficulty because in it he highlighted the casual use of the phrase ‘anti-national’ in India – disagreement and criticism by an artist is not being anti-national.
The Stage, the world’s oldest and best theatre publication, has announced a new awards to recognise the best breakthrough actors and creatives in theatre. Anyone over the age of 16, making their professional theatre debut in the UK, is eligible.
Adorable wildcat kittens, European brown bears and even elusive wolverines are just some of the subjects shared by young photographers from across the UK, thanks to a student at the University of Exeter.
Northern Minnesota artist Timothy Young got in touch with some responses to our very special Q&A. It’s uplifting, empowering and positive, but then he does aim to ‘instil a sense of self confidence in others’. Have a read, be inspired and be yourself
The underground film festival the The Palace International Film Festival (PIFF) – which has made a call for submissions – takes place during and as part of The Palace Arts Festival at The Prince Bishops Palace, Southern Poland.
From Exhibition on Screen, the creators of Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, comes a new film exploring how the relationship between art and gardening blossomed across the pond.
Beyond The Lens, a new exhibition of the work of internationally renowned photographer, Roger Mayne, has just opened at THG (Thelma Hulbert Gallery) in Devon.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched a new photography competition and is looking for entries from across Devon in a bid to challenge misconceptions of engineering and to demonstrate the ingenuity, breadth and vibrancy of the profession.
Gloucestershire charity Arts in Rural Gloucestershire (AIR in G) has received £25,800 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project called ‘Our Secret Forest’. Working in partnership with the Dean Heritage Centre young people from local schools and AIR in G’s youth theatre will explore memories of people who grew up in the Forest of Dean during World War II.
Following last year’s devastating fire in Exeter, Castle Fine Art gallery is rising again with a pop-up gallery on Roman Walk. Set to open its doors to the public once more, this Saturday (March 11) is full of anticipation and excitement as the return of Castle Fine Art to the city draws nearer.
The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) and The Royal Photographic Society (RPS) has launched their second joint photography competition to award Weather Photographer of the Year 2017 and Young Weather Photographer of the Year 2017.
At one time or another we have all had our hearts touched by furry or feathered friends. And so have those talented artists connected to Plymouth 45 Southside Gallery in the city’s Barbican.
Prankur Chaturvedi is a writer and poet living in Bombay. He has been performing for about a year now at different venues including Tuning Fork, The Hive, Pitaara-The Art Box, Of10. He has also collaborated with Chaayos for his solo show “Poetic Pleasure” wherein he recites his poems in a form of conversation between two people. Here he takes on our Q&A
The 19th Poet Laureate of the United States will return to her Cornish roots as she visits the Duchy to perform and discuss her work.
A Star Wars actor, a Booker Prize nominee, and the acclaimed director of one of the 1980s’ iconic black comedies will be among the lead figures appearing at the inaugural Plymouth Festival of Words.
A portrait of a pensive German girl, Elfe, has won this year’s £5,000 Brian Botting Prize for an outstanding representation of the human form.
Composer Andrew Wilson get in touch with some responses to our artists’ Q&A. In the past year Andrew’s music has been performed all over the world, including at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Registration is now open for Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2017. It is based around the idea of ‘Prospect’, takes place between Saturday 23 September – Sunday 8 October, and the deadline for registration is 31 March 2017. Read the rest of the blurb to find out what Somerset Arts Weeks’ all about.
For the second part of The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art’s South West Showcase, artist Stuart Robinson has created ‘Promontory’, an exhibition of sculptural installations utilising ideas and themes including signage, props, scale and model-making. Continue reading Plymouth inspires Stuart Robinson’s new exhibition – ‘Promontory’