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Glass Fusing with Enamels Workshops

Glass artist and DAN member Steve Robinson has released several dates in 2024 for his popular classes and workshops which he runs at his professional studio at Steamer Quay in Totnes. Steve works in kiln-formed glass, and specialises in techniques using glass enamel powders to create wonderful colours and unique textures in the glass. Focussing […]

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Devon artist to feature on Landscape Artist of the Year 2024

Earlier this year Devon based textile and mixed media artist Alison Whateley was selected to take part in Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the year. Her submission piece was ‘Otter Head’ which depicts the iconic red cliffs and scots pine trees at Budleigh Salterton. See her in action when the new series starts on Wednesday […]

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Artist Robert Mountjoy shares his return to his roots with Teignmouth Art Society 25th October 2023

Sharing this post from @teignmouthartsociety “Last night was a fantastic opportunity to hear from a distinguished local artist Robert Mountjoy Hon.SWAc treated our members to a mesmerising dive into his art process. It was fascinating to see artworks from an early age that are now relevant to his latest project looking at the water around […]

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Rain Proof the Roof Crowd Funder – Flameworks

Flameworks, Plymouth’s longest running creative arts workshops and studios, is launching its Crowd Funder with an event at Cafe Momus on Saturday 11th November, 4pm – 9pm to raise £15,000 in funds so it can Rain Proof the Roof. 

Cafe Momus, 14-17 Manor Street, Stonehouse, Plymouth, PL1 1TL 

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Exhibition of new paintings by Rachael Bennett

I have an exhibition at Bracken Gallery in Bovey Tracey running through November and into December. Bracken have been my framers for nearly 20 years and I am so pleased they have now moved to a larger premises as it means they can show my big paintings! (and they also deserve to do well as […]

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Female Life Models Wanted

We are looking for female life models to come and pose for our West Dartmoor life drawing sessions, near Tavistock, on Wednesday evenings. If you are interested you will either need to have some previous experience modelling for life drawing classes or be very ‘in’ your body, e.g. a dancer or regular yoga practitioner. If […]

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM – Open Studio Exhibtion Bideford

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Rosie and Red Art and Leather – open studios and exhibition. An open studio event: No 2 Nutaberry Yard is a working art and leather studio – a micro tannery, painting and printing studio, workshop / gallery space and leatherwork studio. Come and have a look at our work, and our space, […]

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Heritage Walk & Contemporary Plein Air Masterclass with Jayne Farleigh

As part of “The Great Paignton Paint Out”, come and discover our Artist Heritage Trail and enjoy a contemporary take on plein air technique with professional artist Jayne Farleigh. Starting with a heritage walk around Paignton guaranteed to intrigue both seasoned locals and inquisitive visitors and concluding with an afternoon masterclass suitable for artists of […]

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Weave a circular landscape

During Devon Open Studios I will be running two workshops. Wednesday 13th September 13.30 – 16.30. Wednesday 20th September 13.30 – 16.30. Cost £70 per person and includes afternoon tea and all materials required. I will do my best to accommodate dietary needs. There can be a space on the drive for Blue Badge holders […]

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Wow I won something

I took part in a Seaton art society exhibition of which I am a member. I recently did an abstract art course. I really enjoyed the process and produced several pieces. So I decided to put five pieces into the exhibition. To my surprise and delight I won first prize in the abstract category.

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New Book by Ann Blockley, Poetic Woods – experimental watercolour and collage

‘Poetic Woods – experimental watercolour and collage’ by Ann Blockley will be published by Batsford books on September 14th during Devon Open studios. Signed copies will be for sale at Ann’s studio in South Hams (venue PS7) from September 19th to 23rd, along with original paintings and collage work from the book.

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New Exeter based artists collective – why not join!

Join us on 19 July at Exeter Phoenix Bar, 7:30 to 9pm. Exeter Artist’s Collective is a newly formed group of art graduates and practising artists. We provide a mutually supportive environment for artists of all disciplines who have a critical edge to their work. We are a small group at the moment and welcome […]

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Developing Career Artists – 9 to 24 September

An invitation to take part in a group exhibition at TAAG in Teignmouth, running alongside Devon Open Studios. TAAG is inviting artists living in or near Teignmouth, who have not exhibited in Devon Open Studios before, to apply. The aim is to support makers who are at an early stage in their creative journey, or […]

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Unearthing Dartmoor

Unearthing Dartmoor is an exhibition at the Princetown Visitor Centre, the creative collaboration of Devon Markmakers and Moor Poets. We have worked together on Dartmoor for over two years and you can see this beautiful work on show, enjoy the audio visual and discover the fabulous coffee table book we have produced. A large and varied body of artwork, […]

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Josephine Grant, North Devon Woodblock Printmaker, Showcased on Bill Bailey’s Master Crafters: The Next Generation.

The Devon Artist’s Network is delighted to announce that one of our members, Josephine Grant, a woodblock printmaker residing in North Devon, will be featured on the highly anticipated television series, Bill Bailey’s Master Crafters: The Next Generation.  This exciting opportunity shines a spotlight on Josephine’s intricately hand-carved prints inspired by the nature and connections she […]

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Established Gallery for sale (due to family circumstances)

After 8 years with an established positive presence in Teignmouth, due to changed family commitments, The Words & Pictures Gallery is for sale (the gallery remains open and running in the short to medium term until a new owner is found). The gallery is in a central position with good size front shop and window. […]

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Metal Workshop Space available at Flameworks Plymouth

Studio to rent We have a metal working bay available to rent at Flameworks in Plymouth. Flameworks is a wonderful community of artists and makers with 20 workshop spaces looking over the sea in Devonport. It is a mixed studios space specialising in metal work, ceramics and glass work. The metal bay available is open […]

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Unearthing Dartmoor – an exciting exhibition of artwork and poetry

This exhibition represents a large and varied body of poetry, artwork, prints and photographs chronicling and reflecting different dimensions of Dartmoor. It represents two years of collaborative work between poets from the local group, Moor Poets, working together with members of the local artist’s group, Contemporary Markmakers, while visiting many different sites on Dartmoor.  This […]

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New Art Gallery opens loft space

The Cider Press Gallery, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6TQ. In the last few weeks The Cider Press Gallery has opened its loft space upstairs to visitors. This has created a lovely, large Light space for visitors to view art works.

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‘Dreams, Colour & Vistas’ exhibition at Southgate Gallery in Exeter

10 May – 6 June This exhibition showcases the work of two local contemporary Devon artists, Diannah Lowry and Rachel Z Garner. The works on show explore themes including ‘dreaming in colour’ and the full spectrum of hues found in our rich vistas in Devon and beyond. The exhibition is taking place at the ‘new look’ […]

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Call for Artists – Exhibition Spaces now live

Our 2023 programme for Artizan Gallery, Lucius Street is belatedly live! Lease negotiations at our other venue have unfortunately preoccupied us for much of the end of last year, resulting in us hitting pause on plans for the future. But we can now confirm booking availabilities from April to December 2023 at our Lucius Street […]

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Silent Listen: The Tao of Piano – an invitation to visual artists

Composer and pianist Sam Richards, who performed at the Ashburton Arts Centre each Sunday in October 2022, accompanied by static images and designs projected onto the cinema screen, is currently working on 81 compositions for piano, each inspired by one of the chapters/meditations of the Tao Te Ching by Lao-Tzu (c.400bc). Sam will perform his […]

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Shaldon Pottery Fair 12 August 2023

Attention lovers of Ceramics and Pottery! This annual event ‘under canvas’ is held on Shaldon’s historic village green, this year on Saturday 12 August. Stand holders can apply now for the waiting list: https://forms.gle/2mny49kpLZupMZMJ8 )

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Gallery Serenity – accepting work from non-stewarding artists

Gallery Serenity, Brunswick Street, Teignmouth is an independent gallery which, until now, has required exhibiting artists to steward. For a trial period the work of non-stewarding artists will be accepted in return for a 50% increase in the usual fee. This will mean that a £6 per month fee will increase to £9. The fees […]

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Glorious Glass

During 2022, the Contemporary Glass Society (CGS) has celebrated 25 years since its foundation as the principle supporter and promoter of artists and collectors of contemporary glass in the United Kingdom. It now has over 1,100 members both nationally and internationally.  The Contemporary Glass Society is delighted to be exhibiting for the first time with […]

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Totnes & Dartington Open Studios group

We are looking for new members. Come and join us. Every year at the end of May artists in Totnes and the surrounding area open their studios to visitors, giving access to spaces not normally seen by the public. We are a diverse group of painters, ceramicists, sculptors, print-makers, photographers, jewellers and Illustrators. Applications for […]

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Latest project news

I am a member of Contemporary Mark Makers and we have been collaborating with the Moors Poets for some time now, on a project called Unearthing Dartmoor. We select locations or qualities about Dartmoor and work together with words and images. We had an exhibition at Birdwood House, Totnes, a couple of years ago and […]

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Artizan Gallery – Photographic Exhibition

Hi All I’m fairly new to Devon and have been spending the last few years documenting Brixham and South Devon. I was delighted to be invited to hold an exhibition at the Artizan Gallery of my project around Brixham Harbour. The photographic exhibition is a collaboration that will also include an exhibition exploring photography as both […]

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Works of Agatha Christie sculptor go on display for Regional Art Event

New work from Brixham based artist Elisabeth Hadley will go on display this month as part of Devon Open Studios. Elisabeth, who won a commission at the start of 2022 to produce a commemorative sculpture of Agatha Christie, works from her Brixham studio and specialises in figurative sculpting and bronze casting. Celebrating the life and […]

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Painting East Devon’s Jurassic Coast

Book available to buy, 28 paintings, drone photography and notes from my sketchbook, plein air paintings completed over six months of this fabulous coastline. Contact Angie Seaway.

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