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
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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.)
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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.
Continue reading Zoe Hyde’s inner child is in her new work at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton
DIARY ENTRY 12
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.
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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.
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