Press Release

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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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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Press Release: Geoff Odgers new to Devon Open Studios

Former chef discovers new talent for leather-working during lockdown. Former Chef Geoff Odgers will be demonstrating his newfound talent for leather-working during Devon Open Studios this year. Geoff creates bottle holders, laptop sleeves, journals and leather aprons using upcycled items and pieces of leather that would otherwise be thrown away. Inspired by a bookbinding course […]

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Press Release: Devon Open Studios


Saturday 11 – Sunday 26 September 2021.  Artists all over Devon will be throwing open their doors and inviting people to look behind the scenes of an artist’s studio. Over 300 artists are taking part in this year’s Devon Open Studios which takes place from 11 to 26 September, with a range of free exhibitions, […]

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