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FRESH! On now until 23 July

Exhibition at Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton Artists and makers from across Devon are taking part in this new exhibition which includes embroidered whippets, wet-plate photographs of wild swimmers, a set of drawers containing small pieces of art, and an installation made from World War Two love letters. The exhibition features painting, sculpture, pottery, glass work, […]

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Artists welcome visitors behind the scenes

Devon Open Studios10-25 September 2022 Artists all over Devon will be throwing open their doors and inviting people to look behind the scenes of an artist’s studio. This year’s Devon Open Studios features more artists than ever, demonstrating and showcasing their work in attics, sheds, galleries and gardens and other creative spaces, including some of […]

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Emerging Artist Bursaries

Devon Artist Network is delighted to announce its annual Emerging Artist Bursary scheme, which supports new and emerging artists taking part in Devon Open Studios in September.
The Emerging Artist Bursary aims to nurture and encourage new talent to take the next steps in their career by funding their participation in this prestigious annual open studios event.

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Lockdown craft project to raise money for homeless charity

Open Studios participant Paul Singleton has been working on a project to create a quilt by repurposing his fabric samples.  Paul has been working in collaboration with Alison Archer-Lock, a textile enthusiast to create the huge quilt which is hanging his studio at Venue 124 during Devon Open Studios. Paul said: “Alison and I decided […]

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Rose Elliott Interview with PRSD

Rose can be found at venue 162. Read her interview with PRSD here: https://www.theprsd.co.uk/2021/09/15/rose-elliott-adding-beauty-to-function/

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County’s major arts event exceeds expectations in first few days

Visitors from near and far have been exploring behind the scenes with artists and makers, as Devon Open Studios gets under way. With a record number of artists participating this year, there are more opportunities for local people and visitors to explore the county’s creative talent. Just a few days in, artists are reporting high […]

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Spotlight on Christine Dodd

How did I get to be in the privileged position of being able to be part of Devon Open Studios and work as a full time artist? Well, it has surely been an eventful passage of time.  With no choice but to go into secretarial work at 17 for as my widowed mum said “you […]

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Spotlight on Pip Spoerry

  Having moved back to the South West after working first as a textile designer and then in Art and Design Education, I am returning to my earliest passion through my painting. My recent role was Head of Visual Arts at Nottingham Trent University, which although interesting and demanding, left very little time for my […]

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New award to commemorate renowned sculptor Heather Jansch

A new award will commemorate Devon artist Heather Jansch who died in July Heather was a renowned sculptor who specialised in images of horses created in driftwood and bronze. Her life-size sculptures are held in collections around the world.  The recipient of the Award will receive a sculpture by Heather Jansch – a small bronze […]

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