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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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Workshops with behold and be held.

behold and be held are offering 3 workshops which you can find out about here : https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/open-critiques-tickets-167214512107 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-mouth-cannot-speak-but-the-words-are-there-a-stitch-workshop-tickets-169960964821 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/knitting-intentions-for-the-world-tickets-167226965355

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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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