“There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres’, says some of the literature surrounding the Conversations Across Art and Mathematics exhibition at Peninsula Arts, Plymouth University.
If you had to choose one piece of art for the rest of your life, what would it be? Or pick one song that will be your one? And could you pick one person to kiss for the rest of your life?
In 2004 Sam Taylor-Wood turned a sleeping footballer into a work of art, many teenagers – and older – also demonstrate their artistry in sleep. And now the ibis hotel chain has created Sleep Art!
The Ultimate Travel Company has entered into a partnership with the Tate group to launch a new product – Tate Travels art tours.
Two artists who are taking part in British Art Show 7, which is due to dock in at Plymouth on September 17, have been nominated for this year’s Turner Prize
Dartmouth Academy art students have been using new technology to create works of art.
A Devon moorland pony has been used to make an organic hiking rucksack, in a new artwork exploring issues around tourism, the landscape, and the management of wild areas used for recreation.
Devon Open Studios registration will open on January 5.
Do you think you can design and deliver the fundraising and related enterprise activities, at Bristol’s Arnolfini gallery?
The winners of the the Dartington Photographer of the Year competition are Marcus Crouch and Tilly May, both from Totnes, who have won a both won a £2,500 bursary and a yearlong commission to create an image library of original and innovative photographs documenting the life of Dartington and the beauty of the region.
Plymouth College of Art and Plymouth Arts Centre have come together for an exhibition and series of free workshops and events with the international artist Lucy Orta. The exhibitions runs in both venues from Thursday, September 17 to Saturday, October 31.
We picked up this request for a marketing intern at The Arts at Dartington from the Arts Council.
Devon Open Studios opens on Saturday, September 5 and runs to Sunday, September 20. In the first of our series on the artists taking part we visit Growing our Future, a community garden project in Okehampton. This was first published in our Arts+Culture magazine.
Since March 2008 a group of artists have come together as catalysts of change, to work with the local community, the secondary school, primary schools, local universities and local professionals under the name Growing Our Future. Ffion Farnell reports
Continue reading Growing Our Future in Okehampton is part of Devon Open Studios (Sept 5 to Sept 20)
Devon’s folk and community arts organisation Wren Music is holding a series of free information evenings across the county in September. The charity, which is supported by Arts Council England, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council, works with traditional music from Devon, the westcountry and beyond to inspire creativity and celebrate cultural identities. (From a press release.)
Artist Zoe Hyde, who has an exhibition at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton, until Saturday, October 24, is a successful young woman, but still very much in touch with her inner child. Deborah Smith spoke to her
Zoe’s work is evolving. It used to be about memory, but it is moving into the ‘now.’ She still uses drawings kept by her parents from her childhood, and as her work evolves these are linked in, but her current themes are more about her own mortal presence.
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Rehearsal Mayflower Steps 13th June
I have made new sets of prototypes for the large boats, white and mirrored.
Glorious day! Took the train down for morning rehearsal. Packed with people – lucky that the big boats were flat pack and I could put them on the luggage rack, and that a bus was waiting at Plymouth railway station to ferry me down to the Barbican otherwise there were some potential Charlie Chaplin moments for sure.
The Teignmouth Trail’s wearable art show, where visual artists have been asked to collaborate with other art disciplines and experiment, takes place on Monday, July 27.
Continue reading Trail wearable art show, where art meets fashion meets recycling
Benedict Rubbra will have an exhibition at The Art Room Topsham from August 8 to September 20.
It’s officially launched this weekend as part of the Open Weekend, but Plymouth City Council is looking for innovative and exciting proposals for a new creative commissioning site in central Plymouth as part of the Big Blueprint.