A level art students from Plymouth’s Devonport High School for Girls will show their work in a professional exhibition at the University of Plymouth. They are exhibiting alongside 12 local professional artists, including international photographer Eliot Siegel, trend-setting jewellery designer Nicola Hurst and abstract painter Teresa Wicksteed.
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.
Chris Amey’s new sculpture Six And Twelve, A Spire To Be will be unveiled at Sculptural at Coombe Trenchard.
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.
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.
Two exhibitions at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen have a similar hue.
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).
Landscapes of Exploration is being held in the Peninsula Arts Gallery – within the University’s Roland Levinsky Building – and draws together for the first time the works of 10 visual artists, one musician and three writers who undertook residencies in the Antarctic between 2001 and 2009.
Exeter’s Gloss Gallery is having an exhibition of new artists for 2012.
Young Plymouth Arts Centre are offering up their response to the British Art Show 7’s entry to and departure from the city with their Then There Was Sky… exhibition.
Guy Martin’s photographs of the Arab Spring of 2011 in Egypt and Libya will be on display in an exhibition at The Poly, Falmouth.
Shifting Sands Exhibition runs at The Poly from Tuesday, January 10 – Saturday, January 14 between 10am-5pm. Entrance is free
The Present Makers exhibition at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton has a collection of works by more than two dozen designer makers living and working in the South West.
Harbour House in Kingsbridge is the venue for Colours of Life – an exhibition of paintings by Spectra, a group of South Devon artists.
Salvatore Arancio aims to create a sense of displacement in the view – a kind of temporal slip or disruption.
HEIST – an exhibition of ‘stolen’ art from the British Art Show – is he culmination of a six-month project by Devon artists Felicity Shillingford and Gabrielle Hoad.
Helen Snell is part of a group of nine artists taking part in the New, Found Treasures exhibition at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth.
Urban Desolation, is a new photographic installation from Dave Clayton with coves fours year of work documenting closed mental hospitals around the UK.
A new exhibition will be serving up a feast of verbal and visual treats to visitors to Cornwall in August and September.