Category Archives: Devon Open Studios

Devon Open Studios Emerging Artist: Amy McCarthy

Devon Artist Amy McCarthy

Amy set up an online shop and art glass studio in 2009 after a career in mental health. In a remarkably short time she has build up a thriving studio with a steady stream of commissions and a busy exhibition diary. Last year she participated in Devon Open Studio for the first time, and received nearly 70 visitors.

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Devon Open Studios Emerging Artist: Melanie Beer

Melanie Beer

Melanie Beer paints with acrylics using loose brush strokes to capture her local land and seascape in a painterly, impressionistic style. She has also recently begun to work with fused glass to create the movement, colour and flow of the ocean. She has had several commissions already.

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East Devon council offers bursaries for artists to enter Devon Open Studios

Catherine Cartwright

East Devon District Council’s Arts Development Team is hoping that an East Devon artist will be one of the first beneficiaries of the East Devon Artist Network’s Emerging Artist Bursary. This scheme has been launched to encourage new and emerging artists to take part in the annual Devon Open Studios event in 2011.

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