News

Significant Seams and Turning Tides invite artists and creatives to propose activities for our 2024 Youth Summer Programme, “Empowering Creativity”

Empowering Creativity aims to be a dynamic programme of workshops and events that provide pick-n-mix engagement opportunities with the varied dimensions (and worlds of paid work!) of the arts world (physical theatre, creative writing, costuming, music, lighting, promotion, set design etc).  Background This is a programme for 11-16 year olds from in and around Crediton. […]

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Rural studio space available to hire near Crediton

Artist, Catherine West, has a large barn, garden, and a stone potting shed available for rent as a venue for Devon Open Studios near Crediton. For more information please contact: catherinesignificantseams@gmail.com

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Village Hall available in Stokeinteignhead for Devon Open Studio artists

The village hall in Stokeinteignhead, near Newton Abbott is available to hire for 2-3 days during Devon Open Studios. Pitches are available within the hall for £10 each – just to cover operating expenses – and the village hall committee would love the opportunity for artists to use the space. If you are interested please […]

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Artist looking for a studio share in Topsham for Devon Open Studios

Stephanie Weaver is looking for a shared space with another artist/artists to display wall-based work and perhaps work on smaller paintings whilst manning the studio. She is happy to be flexible with covering for the other artist/s if they couldn’t make a day. Stephanie paints on canvas and board in a variety of media; mostly […]

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News

Field System Gallery now OPEN in Ashburton

I’m delighted to announce that there is a new gallery, Field System, in Ashburton. It’s an exciting project that I’m working on with my wife, Milly. We are currently showing some magnificant paintings by Sarah Hoskins, and we have a full programme of excellent shows throughout 2024 and into 2025. Please visit the Field System […]

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A WORKSPACE ADVOCATING FOR MAKERS + ARTISTS, IN IVYBRIDGE.

Built from repurposed salvaged materials, Makers Mews is housed in a 300 year old barn, overlooking the River Erme and the original ‘Ivy’ bridge our town is named after. The town’s centre (and snack supply area) is on our doorstep; with the breathing space of Longtimber Woods a short stroll away. In addition to a […]

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DAN News, Opportunities

Social Media Assistant – Devon Open Studios (freelance)

Job Overview: Devon Artist Network is seeking a dynamic and creative Social Media Assistant to help enhance our social media presence, raise the profile of Devon Open Studios and encourage participation in the event. The ideal candidate is knowledgeable and passionate about the arts, possesses excellent communication skills, and has a strong understanding of social […]

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Gallery space available to hire for Open Studios -Bovey Tracey

Bovey Paradiso, a restored Tudor building at the top end of Fore Street, Bovey Tracey, includes an art gallery and toilet, both of which are wheelchair accessible. The lovely space would be an ideal setting for a small artist group during the Devon Open Studios. It rents for £350 for a 7 day week, so is […]

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Artist looking for gallery wall space in Bideford and Barnstaple area for Open Studios

Sally Stewart-Davis, is an artist in the Bideford and Barnstaple area, and is looking for gallery wall space for Devon Open Studios. Her paintings are A2 and smaller and usually part of a series, such as: flowers, landscape, portraits.  If you have a suitable space please contact Sally on: 07816048245

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News

Online Tutorials

Online painting tutorials can be found on my website and are only £10 each. They are based on water mixable oils, but many can be done with acrylics or traditional oils. Once you’ve made the PayPal payment I’ll email you across the tutorial. You get to keep it forever. The tutorial normally gets sent within […]

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News

APPLEDORE BOOK FESTIVAL COVER COMPETITION

ArtMakers is delighted that we have again been invited to collaborate with Appledore Book Festival again this year to invite local artists to create an original artwork for auction at the Festival which will also form the design for this year’s Festival Brochure and programme. Submissions Open: NOW Submission Deadline:Sunday 7th April (Submissions by email […]

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Looking to share a venue for Open Studios

Hi I am looking for a venue I can share with another artist/artists in the Torbay area for the duration of Devon Open Studios. I am a landscape artist and traditional printmaker. If anyone knows of a location please let me know susandcoleman@aol.com Thank you Sue Coleman

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Workshops

Art Classes Bideford April / May 2024

https://rosieburnsartist.com/product-category/bookaclass/ Still Life Art Classes – Form and Colour II 4 week Art class looking at different media: introduction, information and practice with materials and techniques: relax and enjoy a creative session with like minded people: £120, bring all materials OR purchase full kit for £55. It Takes place on Tuesdays, 1030am -1pm, Tuesday 23rd […]

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Opportunities

Regen Art Lab 2024 – new residency open for applications

Regen Art Lab 2024 – new residency open for applications The Regen Art Lab returns for 2024 and this year we’re looking to create a series of three portraits that celebrate individual changemakers within the energy transition. This opportunity is open to artists using any medium. The deadline is Sunday, 21 April. More information and […]

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Ashburton space for 3D artists

Faith Burch, an artist based in Ashburton, is looking for 3D artists, e.g., ceramicist, sculptor, jeweller, to join her for Devon Open Studios to display artwork in a home environment. Faith will be using the wall space in her maisonette to display paintings, however there is plenty of surface space available for displaying 3D artworks.  The […]

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Space available in Mary Tavy Hall for Devon Open Studios

Shared exhibition space available in Mary Tavy Hall for Devon Open Studios 2024. The room is about 15 x 30 feet with possible room to expand into the main hall on certain days. Can accommodate two to three artists.  For more information please contact: Richard Albon richard@albon-art.eclipse.co.uk

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New artist studios in Bideford

Two artists are looking to open a set of studios in Bideford, North Devon. They have located suitable premises to lease and can provide nine studios spaces. Several artists are already interested but need a few more to make the project viable.  If you are interested and would like more details, please contact Max Dee maxdee1010@outlook.com and […]

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News

Art Tutors Wanted

Salcombe Art Club (SAC) is looking for art tutors to facilitate workshops for one day and over weekends as well as to run series of short one day a week courses. The workshops and courses will take place between October and May. We are seeking tutors in all areas of artistic practice. SAC is a […]

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Art Immersed in Nature, Site for hosting creative and wellbeing events

Significant Seams is pleased now to be offering some of our most popular courses direct to the public, from our studio in a wildlife idyll in the rolling mid-Devon Countryside. We are also pleased to invite artists to visit and consider hosting events here. The Apple Studio is situated amidst a variety of gardens and […]

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Contemporary British Printmakers – Open Call Browser Offer

Artizan Collective CIC have been invited to curate a supporting exhibition of Contemporary British Printmakers for Delamore 2024 which will feature in their stable block exhibition area alongside regular participants South West Academy. As part of this, we have a limited number of “browser only” exhibition spaces available which we are pleased to be making […]

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News

The Great Paignton Paint Out – Legacy Exhibition

The Great Paignton Paint Out took place at the end of September 2023 a weekend of outdoor art inspired by plein air tradition, that with the help of ten professional artists, took over the streets and seafront to show off Paignton as a creative town like you’d never seen it before! Now, we’re bringing together […]

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Artist looked for large studio to rent

Do you have a large building, barn, or secular cathedral with high ceilings that you would like to rent to an artist? If so, please contact info@devonartistnetwork.co.uk as we have an artist who is looking to rent a studio – anywhere in Devon.

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Opportunities

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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Workshops

Yealm Art Society – Workshop 4th Feb – Simon Young- Watercolour.

Yealm Art Society will be holding the following workshop Simon Young – Watercolour Painting: It’s not difficult- Trust me! This workshop is suitable for all abilities. It’s aim is to demonstrate that even with limited experience encouraging results be produced. To be held at Yealmpton Community Centre. For more information please email: yealmartsociety.com  

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Yealm Art Society – Beginners Sessions

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Burton at Bideford. Friends Annual Open Exhibition Open. 24 February – 7 April 2024.

This popular annual open-submission exhibition is open to local artists – both amateur and professional. The Friends Annual Open is a highlight of the North Devon arts calendar where work by some of the area’s most established artists appears alongside the up and coming. There are limited restrictions in terms of content or medium, and […]

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News, Workshops

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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RAKU, SAGGAR AND BARREL FIRING WORKSHOPS 2024

https://alison-and-abi-firing-workshops.cademy.co.uk/saggar-barrel-raku-firing-workshop?occurrence=e6d87da2-df70-4ea8-9c8b-45955f1b8b17 Dates for our 2024 RAKU, SAGGAR, BARREL & HORSEHAIR  FIRING WORKSHOPS Happy New year. Abi and Alison are looking forward to another year of helping potters to discover the thrill of Alternative Firing.   FIRING WORKSHOP DATES 6th-7th April 27th-28th April 25th-26th May 8th-9th June 14th15th September 5th-6th October We are looking forward to […]

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Give the Gift of Creativity – Pottery Classes in Dawlish

Beginners and Intermediate students are welcome, 8 sessions per course. Sessions run on Friday afternoons 1.30 – 4.00 pm Classes start on Friday 5 January and finish on Friday 23 February 2024. Fees are £200 which includes all materials (clay, pouring and brush-on glaze, coloured slips, and oxides), refreshments, and expert tuition. Students need to […]

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Opportunities

An Open Call for Artist – National Trust

National Trust at A la Ronde, Exmouth, are seeking to commission an artist or collective to help deliver an inspiring new participative project, working closely with us and with the heart of our local community. We are looking for socially engaged artists with experience in community co-creation, who can lead the way in shaping creative […]

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