Contemporary artworks demonstrating high levels of quality and vision have been selected to feature in a dual-site exhibition for the second Plymouth Contemporary.
First held in 2006, the Exeter Contemporary Open is one of the UK’s most prominent regional contemporary art competitions, culminating in an annual exhibition at Exeter Phoenix, the South West’s foremost multi-artform venue and exhibition centre. Exeter Contemporary Open provides an important national platform for contemporary visual art with an emphasis on supporting new and emerging talent alongside more established artists.
Contemporary art gallery White Moose, based in Barnstaple, has just been awarded a grant of just under £15,000 by the Arts Council England National Lottery fund. The money will enable White Moose – co-owned by Julie Gavin and Stella Levy – to commission ground-breaking artist Marcus Lanyon to create his first solo show, a thought provoking and at times disturbing, exhibition ‘Age of Panic.’
The underground film festival the The Palace International Film Festival (PIFF) – which has made a call for submissions – takes place during and as part of The Palace Arts Festival at The Prince Bishops Palace, Southern Poland.
Gloucestershire charity Arts in Rural Gloucestershire (AIR in G) has received £25,800 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project called ‘Our Secret Forest’. Working in partnership with the Dean Heritage Centre young people from local schools and AIR in G’s youth theatre will explore memories of people who grew up in the Forest of Dean during World War II.
Following last year’s devastating fire in Exeter, Castle Fine Art gallery is rising again with a pop-up gallery on Roman Walk. Set to open its doors to the public once more, this Saturday (March 11) is full of anticipation and excitement as the return of Castle Fine Art to the city draws nearer.
The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) and The Royal Photographic Society (RPS) has launched their second joint photography competition to award Weather Photographer of the Year 2017 and Young Weather Photographer of the Year 2017.
17-year-old Rose Lovegrove, a first year UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production student at Plymouth College of Art, has won the South West regional final of the UK’s tenth national ARTiculation public speaking competition for her presentation based on the work of surrealist filmmaker Švankmajer.
The first Painting4Parkinsons workshop at Thelma Hulbert Gallery in Honiton has proved popular with local people.
The world’s turbulent social and political landscape is among the potential themes artists are being invited to consider for the 2017 Plymouth Contemporary.
Plymouth College of Art awards Honorary Fellowships to Sir John Sorrell CBE, Lady Frances Sorrell OBE and Katie Greenyer at 2016 graduation ceremony
Here’s some news we got from Exeter’s Spacex, Marvin Gaye Chetwynd will talk broadly about her practice.
Following the overwhelming popularity of this year’s Graduate Shows, The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art has selected some of the most exciting graduating students from across the college to create B.O.S.S, the Best Of Summer Show exhibition. B.O.S.S. collects works that demonstrate excellence, innovation and the ambitions of their creators, and is free and open to members of the public until Wednesday 24 August 2016.
Last month 19-year-old Carmen Kirkby, from Plymouth, and 21-year-old Anaya Harrup, from Surrey, both of whom recently graduated with Foundation Diplomas in Art and Design from Plymouth College of Art, were selected out of hundreds of international young artists to exhibit at one of the world’s leading art institutions, Tate Modern, in London.
The Red House, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and home to Plymouth School of Creative Arts, has been shortlisted in the final six for the prestigious international Architects’ Journal AJ100 Building of the Year award, the authoritative study of business of architecture, alongside buildings such as Buenos Aires Ciudad Casa de Gobierno, the offices of the President of Argentina.
Art Week Exeter (AWE) is an exciting new arts event in the city, sharing work from international and homegrown artists, grassroots initiatives, cutting edge collectives, and brand new ventures.
The enduring influence of William Shakespeare will be celebrated through a series of musical performances, films and talks at Plymouth University.
A series of striking paintings from cultural icon Bob Dylan have been released as signed limited edition graphics by the UK’s leading fine art publisher, Washington Green.
The Thelma Hulbert Gallery has been Highly Commended for its contribution to the 2015 Get Creative Family Arts Festival, with its event Harrison’s Garden Halloween Spectacular.
Visitors to Sir Francis Drake’s former home Buckland Abbey in Devon can now see a newly identified portrait of the Elizabethan seafarer on public display for the first time.
Cathryn Bishop, the founder and director of Cornish Interiors, has been appointed as Programme Leader for Plymouth College of Art’s new BA (Hons) Interior Decoration, Design and Styling degree.
The Exeter Spacex is celebrating closure and reflecting on 40 year of Spacex success in the city, and it all takes place on April 2.