Blindonkey – the Italian not-for-profit cultural association which aims to establish a link between art, photography, fashion and music – has launched it’s third Donkey Art Prize – with €2000 on offer for the winners.
‘I am interested in the ambiguity of the painted image,’ says Nicholas Dietrich on his website. His paintings will be on show at the Exeter Phoenix Cafe Bar Gallery.
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
Painter Diana Davydova‘s Times of Tranquillity exhibition will be at Cockington Court tea rooms.
Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum has acquired an important post-war landscape painting thanks to a government scheme.
A posthumous exhbition of the paintings of David Stuttard (1944-2009) is taking place in Newton Abbot. Art critic Matt Price assesses David’s work
David Stuttard was an intriguing person with an insatiable passion for art. In addition to an almost daily practice of painting during the last 20 years of his life, he was also a poet and a life-long composer. It was music that had been his forte and chosen career, working as head of department at a secondary school in his hometown of Newton Abbot, Devon, but when he took early retirement on medical grounds in the early 1980s, it was painting that came to the fore.
Exeter artists will be opening their doors to the public again for Exeter’s fourth Open Studios event which runs from Friday to Sunday, November 6-8.
Uncharted Waters, is an exhibition of paintings and photography which focuses on the natural world – especially the sea and coast – from the Totnes, Devon, artists Sara and Graham Gilbert. The exhibition opens at the Chelston Gallery, Torquay, on Friday, October 9.
Roy Anderson’s painting of Churchill has been likened to the style of Graham Sutherland, by Lord David Owen, no less. You can make your own mind up – it’s on display at Exeter Central Library until the end of May.
Jamie Whyte has donated one his pictures to Tiverton Pannier Market.
The future of Sir Joshua Reynolds’ Omai is uncertain, but as one of the nation’s most important art works, some say it should stay in the country.
Continue reading Future of Sir Joshua Reynolds painting Omai uncertain
Lympstone artist Wilf Plowman is a favourite of the royals, and seems to have had a stately reputation himself.
The paintings entered into a competition with the theme of Botany at East Devon College are on display in the college’s refectory. Continue reading East Devon College painting competition