The Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) has revealed the judges for their bi-annual THG OPEN 2016 competition.
There are just a few more days to register for Devon Open Studios 2012. Artists and craftspeople in the county are invited to get involved in the event before the closing date of March 1.
Devon Artist Network is offering its Emerging Artist Bursary scheme to encourage new and emerging artists to take part in the annual Devon Open Studios event in 2012.
Devon Open Studios – the largest annual art event in the county attracting around 20,000 visits to artists’ studios each year – is calling for artists to join its 2012 extravaganza.
Devon is home to clay, so it’s kinda interesting that clay and Devon have attracted Swedish-born former performance artist Ulrika-Igraine Munoz-Alarcon, who’s taking part in Devon Open Studios.
Celebrated artist Jane Perkins will be inviting members of the public to help her re-create a giant famous work of art ‘live’ using found materials as part of the launch of Devon Open Studios 2011 at the Northcott Theatre between 2-9pm on September 1 .
Devon Artist Network has announced a 42% increase in artists and makers taking part in Devon Open Studios 2011, compared to last year. There will be more than 370 artists, crafts-people and designer/makers showing in 146 venues across the county.
Nigel is a painter working within the mediums of painting and photography. “My paintings are a creative response to a setting using partly observed and partly automatic mark making. These visual perceptions include light, colour, overlaid forms and peripheral reflections which altogether create a complex multi-layered image.”
Amy set up an online shop and art glass studio in 2009 after a career in mental health. In a remarkably short time she has build up a thriving studio with a steady stream of commissions and a busy exhibition diary. Last year she participated in Devon Open Studio for the first time, and received nearly 70 visitors.
Melanie Beer paints with acrylics using loose brush strokes to capture her local land and seascape in a painterly, impressionistic style. She has also recently begun to work with fused glass to create the movement, colour and flow of the ocean. She has had several commissions already.
Francesca graduated with a Fine Art Degree from the Arts Institute at Bournmouth in 2007. She currently manages the art gallery, Gloss, in Exeter and creates her work in her spare time.
Devon Artist Network had announced the winners of its five Emerging Artist Bursaries for Devon Open Studios 2011.
Devon Open Studios, the 16-day event in September when artists from throughout Devon open their doors, is open for registration for its 2011 event.
East Devon District Council’s Arts Development Team is hoping that an East Devon artist will be one of the first beneficiaries of the East Devon Artist Network’s Emerging Artist Bursary. This scheme has been launched to encourage new and emerging artists to take part in the annual Devon Open Studios event in 2011.
Michael Brown is a bold artist who advisers others to take risks and hopes to ignite a discussion about the uncertain times we are living in. He’s also keen to break down the barriers between the artist and the audience, and he’s taking part in Devon Open Studios. We caught up with him to find out more about his work
Graham Fish is an established artist living in South Devon. He is well known for his paintings of the sea, large charismatic portraits and charcoal drawings.
Potter and teacher turned painter Mick Cartwright is an abstract painter who uses a technique of collage – layering torn, coloured paper onto painted backgrounds using paper stencils to define the more significant shapes. He is interested in exploring ideas about the ambiguity and illusion of suggested depth on the flat surface of paintings. This has led him to combine ideas about colour, pattern and surface with autobiographically inspired shapes into ever larger compositions on canvas or linen. He tells us more
Patricia Lomax is an artist and teacher of abstract art who has been widely exhibited in London, New York, Paris and Rotterdam. She describes her style as ‘latter-day expressionism’ executed in oils or acrylics, with themes derived from land or sea. Colour is an important element in her creative process as freedom of colour is a vital constituent in her paintings. She’s taking part in Devon Open Studios. ArtsCulture got in touch to find out more about her work
Devon Open Studios, takes place again this year with 20 per cent more venues. It is the largest showcase for artists in the county and over 260 artists will be opening their doors for 16 days in September (from Saturday, September 4 to Sunday, September 19), exhibiting their work in more than 130 locations.
Devon Open Studios registration will open on January 5.
Uniquely positioned as part of the Totnes Festival and Devon Open Studios, the beguiling, thoughtful work of Clem So, which is at Birdwood House, Totnes, until September 12, investigates family and identity. We found out more