Plymouth College of Art has appointed Jamie Billing as Programme Leader for its new BA (Hons) Design programme. Jamie, who was born in Cornwall and now lives in Saltash, has worked as a consultant in product design, graphics, branding and new media for clients such as The British Museum and Nestlé, was previously Senior Lecturer in Product Design at Nottingham Trent University and graduated from MA Industrial Design at Central St Martins in 2001.
Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Forestry Commission England announce the second edition of Jerwood Open Forest, an exceptional opportunity for visual artists to propose ideas for a major new £30,000 commission to be realised anywhere within England’s Public Forest Estate, supported by Arts Council England.
Ambitious plans have been unveiled by the Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) to transform its front area into a community garden, rich in biodiversity. THG is planning to create a ‘pocket park’ for community use.
Art lovers flocked to the opening of the new South West Academy exhibition at East Devon’s popular Thelma Hulbert Gallery.
Plymouth has taken a major step towards securing over £4 million in capital investment from Arts Council England for a world class exhibition space in the new History Centre.
The National Gallery has announced the acquisition of the oil painting Road in the Village of Baldersbrønde (Winter Day) by Laurits Andersen Ring.
The National Gallery and the Art Fund have announced that Ferens Art Gallery, Hull and Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland are the latest organisations set to benefit from two new fully funded curatorial traineeships.