Albert Irvin is a prolific artist, well known for his exuberant, colourful paintings and prints. Born on the 21st August 1922, he celebrated his 90th birthday in 2012, and was awarded an honorary Fellowship by Plymouth College of Art in the same year.
Five brand new, pieces have just been delivered by internationally selling artist, Yvonne Coomber to Exeter’s gloss gallery.
Making Art, Making Sense an exhibition of artworks by deafblind artists is taking place at the Royal West Academy in Bristol from 7th – 14th August. Organised by Sense, the national deafblind charity, Making Art, Making Sense will showcase the work of 30 artists from across the South West region, London and Birmingham. The artists ...
Eight new dynamic SAW commissions within the great gardens of Somerset Seven of Somerset’s most magnificent gardens will be the locations for eight dramatic new artworks and installations during the Somerset Art Weeks festival, running September 21 – October 6 2013.
Somerset Art Weeks is an annual visual art event that takes place in autumn, with alternate annual focus on an Open Studios event and Festival event.
Two artists from London, Phil Thompson and Sebastian Acker, are currently in the process of making a film and a book about the current phenomenon of Chinese construction companies building entire replicas of Western towns. Some towns are complete replicas, whereas others pick and choose landmarks in order to create a fictional landscape. The production ...
Somerset Art Works has unveiled the names of the three renowned makers in stone, wood and leather who will join willow artist Laura Ellen Bacon and paper artist Maeve Clancy in transforming Somerset’s magnificent Barrington Court for the Somerset Art Weeks festival, 21st September – 6th October 2013.
The South West has long been renowned for its mythical and magical nature, but who’d have thought that a dragon would turn up on the beach of the Jurassic Coast.
Jan O’Highway will be exhibiting digital prints in the foyer of Bristol City Hall at the Beyond Sustainability, part of the Schumacher Lectures on Saturday, June 15, which has given us the opportunity to show off some of her work. Above is a scanner-photographic fantasy world of toys and plants, made during a Residency at ...
Forests are magical and mysterious places full of surprise and wonder… and if you’re lucky, a chocolate tree!
If you had to choose one piece of art for the rest of your life, what would it be? Or pick one song that will be your one? And could you pick one person to kiss for the rest of your life?
We Can Have It All, refreshingly declares the title of Laura White’s solo show at the Spacex gallery, Exeter. The show promises to question value, taste and our relationship with consumer culture.
There’s a certain art to life that the French seem to have cornered, and no place is the Art de Vivre more prevalent than the region of the Atlantic Coast and Cognac Country, an area that was named one of the top ten regions of the world to visit in 2012 by Lonely Planet.
For German artist Volkhardt Müller, the British high street is in the curious position of being uniquely generic; a multi-faceted Jekyll and Hyde-type thorough-fare of gaudy shops, brash behaviour, business-like buzz and encounter, depending what time of the day you catch it.
The South Hams Arts Forum is presenting its 10th annual exhibition – Contemporary Passions X – at Harbour House, Kingsbridge.
An artwork on display at Plymouth College of Art’s Summer Show was inspired by the book We Bought a Zoo, by Devon’s Benjamin Mee.
Sacrilege, the life-sized inflatable replica of Stonehenge for people to bounce on by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller, is touring the country, calling in at Exeter, Wiltshire, Peterborough, Yorkshire, Gateshead and Milton Keynes, before heading to London.
Andro Semeiko will talk about his exhibition Le Grand Charmer, which is at the Exeter Phoenix.
CUBE is hosting a summer full of fantastic student degree shows.
Ellie Harrison is launching the National Museum of Roller Derby as part of her residency at the at the Glasgow Women’s Library during its 20th anniversary year.
Jonathan Brown – him of the Father Monologues – and the cast of Something Underground Theatre Co have won the Best New Play Award at the Brighton Fringe Festival 2012 for their production The Last Lunch.
Devon artist Ione Rucquoi has turned to crowd funding site indiegogo to help raise a portion of the funds needed to finish her two-year photographic installation Sanctae.