Dartmoor Arts Project is hosting its sixth annual summer school in and around Drewsteignton this coming July. Last year’s summer school was full to capacity with over 120 artists, architects, printmakers and performers joining the school from all over the country and further afield. This year’s summer school has new courses on offer as well as some of the more well known ones.
Ian Carr is having a solo exhibition at Kingsbridge’s Harbour House this summer.
A singer losing their voice on the day of a performance is a bit of blow, but when it happened to New Devon Opera (NDO – Devon’s resident professional opera company) at the Dart Music Festival, tenor James Heath stepped in.
An award-winning theatre production entitled Release is premiering at Dartington Hall on Thursday, 24 to mark the launch of a new project to help ex-offenders, ahead of a national tour.
Foundation students at Plymouth College of Art are putting the final touches to their work before an end-of-year show opens to the public this weekend.
The Tate added its weight to the growing body of support behind Plymouth College of Art’s bid to establish Plymouth School of Creative Arts, a mainstream city centre 4–16 through-school that places creativity and creative arts practice at the very heart of the curriculum and of the wider pupil experience.
There was a giddy sense of occasion as our party of seven academics in search of culture and free drinks entered the atrium of the Plymouth City Museum. We arrived as the opening speeches were progressing and huddled under the Chinese flag dresses, trying not to giggle too overtly as we were jostled intermittently by a large robot triffid.
The annual Appledore Visual Arts Festival is a cornucopia of inspiration and imagination, a four-day celebration of the best of visual arts with an impressive range of exhibitions, workshops, art-creation events, talks and walks to stimulate and excite everyone.
Artist Henry Bruce – he of the controversial Giant’s Chair at Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon – is painting a skeletal 21-metre high oak tree fluorescent pink to celebrate the beauty of nature and the evolving life of trees as part of the Delamore Arts and Sculpture exhibition.
Ignite is Exeter’s new festival on the block, filling the shoes of the city’s former fringe festival.
In 2010, the 2009 Jerwood Drawing Prize went to the Burton Art Gallery & Museum in Bideford for the first time. The exhibition was so popular they decided to bring it to the South West again in 2012.
The Maynard School, Denmark Road, Exeter, is holding Art in Mind its third exhibition of work by contemporary, national and international professional artists. All the work exhibited will be for sale, including pottery and drawings from Gallery 36.
Who can fail but be inspired by a big RedBall? The RedBall, which rolls into Torbay on Saturday, June 2, has been granted the Inspire mark by the London 2012 Inspire programme.
Over the coming weeks Plymouth College of Art will become a hive of illustrating activity, starting on Monday March 5 when The Gallery will begin hosting the longest-running illustration exhibition in the UK Images 35: Best of Illustration 2011, organised by the Association of Illustrators.
Comedy can often be uncomfortable, and clowns give you the heebie-jeebies, not least with the territory they explore.
Photography students from Plymouth College of Art are inviting members of the public to come in for a free photo shoot at their pop-up photography studio in the college’s city centre shop, One Zero Nine on Cornwall Street.
Two exhibitions at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen have a similar hue.
There are just a few more days to register for Devon Open Studios 2012. Artists and craftspeople in the county are invited to get involved in the event before the closing date of March 1.
David Blandy’s Passage of the Soul exhibition at the Exeter Phoenix is still the part of the Guardian Guide’s exhibition pick of the week (well, till tomorrow – February 17 – at least).
The New Year New Work show from North Devon Arts‘ members is set to enter its second phase as Broomhill Art Hotel.
Art Trek 2012, a hugely successful open studios event in July, across the whole of North Devon, is now taking in applications. The deadline is March 23