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Devon Artist Network Emerging Artist Bursary 2024

Devon Artist Network supports new and emerging artists taking part in Devon Open Studios from 7 – 22 September 2024. 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.  Who can apply?  The bursaries are […]

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Spotlight on… Siddy Langley

Siddy has taken part in Devon Open Studios for many years, demonstrating her work and talking about her ideas. Siddy’s inspiration has always come from nature and travel, whether scuba diving in Sinai, dog walking in the woods or quietly sitting by her pond observing the dragonflies emerge. Visits to Siddy’s studio are always exciting […]

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Catherine West receives the Heather Jansch Award

Artist Catherine West has been presented with the Heather Jansch Award by Devon Artist Network. Catherine is the third person to receive the annual award, which was set up by Devon Artist Network in memory of Heather Jansch, to recognise the contribution to Devon Open Studios by one artist or venue. Heather was a renowned sculptor who […]

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Spotlight on… Sarah van Veen

“HAVEN” is a site specific installation by Sarah van Veen in a yurt in the garden at Venue T2 in Teignmouth Here’s Sarah’s artist statement: My grandmother bought this house in 1946. It has long been surrounded by churches of various denominations: the high Anglican church on the seafront, the United Reformed church opposite the […]

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Spotlight on… Bridget Arnold

Bridget Arnold has been taking advantage of the recent sunshine to create her lampshades, books, prints and other work using cyanotypes. 

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Spotlight on… Laurel Keeley

Laurel Keeley makes large hand-built pots from rough textured clay. She uses her fingers, knife edges and wooden tools to make marks on the surface of her vessels. For Devon Open Studios, Laurel will be showing her work and meeting visitors at her studio in Newton St Cyres.Venue MD3. Laurel has been creating ceramics inspired […]

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Spotlight on… Alex Boon

Alex Boon has moved away from academia, where he worked in environmental science, and now combines his knowledge of nature with his artistic skills.

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Spotlight on… Noah Michael Taylor

Noah Michael Taylor designs and makes furniture and sculptures using metal with other materials such as glass and wood.

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Spotlight on… Alice Clough

With a background in archaeology and an interest in folklore, Alice Clough is inspired by the journeys humans have taken through time.

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