Devon Artist Network and Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) collaborate on new exhibition supporting Devon's creative communities

'FRESH! Devon Artist Network' brings together key works by leading Devon artists and creatives from Devon Artist Network (DAN).

THG will host this exciting new exhibition at their Honiton-based gallery as part of their Creative Communities initiative in East Devon, understanding the value of individual and collective creative expression, and fresh ideas and perspectives.


Alan Cotton - Miklosvar Gardens, Transylvania in Evening Light

The South West Academy Spring Exhibition

This year’s col­lec­tion of work is inspired by the hope of Spring with lots of beau­ti­ful land­scapes hint­ing at the brighter and warmer days to come.

The Academicians taking part in this year’s Spring Exhibition are: Alan Cotton MBE, John Hurford , Ken Cosgrove , Jo Dixon , Judith Cummings , Adrian Parnell and Adrian Edwards, winner of the Brownston Gallery Award. The Brownston Gallery is celebrating their 10th anniversary and Catherine Gillen, Director of the gallery says, “This will be our seventh year of showcasing work by selected members of The South West Academy, the...

Alistair Erskine - Mothecombe Beach

Exhibition - FRESH AIRS

We hit the refresh button with this exhibition of fresh new work inspired by the sea

FRESH AIRS presents four artists who are inspired by the sea and coast of Devon and Cornwall. Each has a different style but all are passionate about this beautiful part of the world. Their enthusiasm and fresh approach is just what we need right now, as we come out of hibernation and tentatively return to normal life. These beautiful paintings will lift your spirits and give you renewed optimism and hope for the warm, sunny days ahead.

Jo Vollers Although Jo is more...

Lenkiewicz The Life "All Are Welcome" Volume 1 by Mark Price

Plymouth College of Art Library presented with copies of the latest Lenkiewicz Biography

Catherine Gillen, director of The Brownston Gallery , is one of the Trustees of The Lenkiewicz Foundation and some four years ago they started the process of authorizing a biography of Robert Lenkiewicz’s life. The first volume has just been published and is already getting good reviews. Written by author and art historian Dr Mark Price it is a definitive, scholarly piece of work that...

How the animation will look at Exeter Phoenix

Spotlight on Care projection

Over two consecutive nights (21st - 22nd October, 6.15 pm - 10.15 pm) a large, hand-drawn animation of a Devon carer and her son will be projected onto the Exeter Phoenix Building as part of a collaborative project to celebrate the millions of unpaid carers who work around the clock looking after their friends and family at home. Research shows their role has been made even harder by the closure of support services during the COVID crisis.

Spotlight on Care is an emotive contemporary art project inspired by a collaboration between Exeter-based illustrator-animator Leo Jamelli and...

Artist Leo Jamelli at work on the Exeter Phoenix projection

Devon artist Leo Jamelli shines a spotlight on the nation’s unpaid carers

Exeter-based illustrator-animator Leo Jamelli is collaborating with University of Exeter academics Dr Siobhan O’Dwyer and Dr Catriona McKenzie on an emotive contemporary art project entitled 'Spotlight on Care'.

He's created a hand-drawn animation of an unpaid carer from Exeter which will be projected onto the Exeter Phoenix after dark in late October. The two-storey high projection...

Rhizome to exhibit as part of Devon Open Studios 2021

Rhizome Artists' Collective, a Plymouth-based group of creatives, will be staging an exhibition of its members' work for Devon Open Studios, an annual event involving 323 artists at 183 venues during 11-26 September 2021 (open 10-5 Thu-Sat).

"Our exhibition will give people an opportunity to get to know Rhizome - meet the members, see what we do, where we do it and see the work we...

Landscape artist Kath Hadden

Devon painter to help find CPRE’s Best Young Landscape Artist

Exeter-based landscape artist Kath Hadden will be giving Devon CPRE the benefit of her expertise this autumn to help find the county’s most talented young landscape artists.

Devon CPRE, the local branch of the countryside charity, recently launched a new competition to find Devon's Best Young Landscape Artist 2021

Budding young artists up to the age of 18 can now compete for...

Devon CPRE 'My Outdoors' art competition

Devon CPRE launches competition to find Devon’s Best Young Landscape Artist

Young artists aged 18 and under can now compete for the prestigious title of ‘Devon’s Best Young Landscape Artist’ following a rebrand of Devon CPRE’s traditional painting competition for children.

The local branch of the countryside charity has decided to open up its annual art competition to under 18s, with new categories for older age groups. It’s a chance for Devon’s young people...

Let’s talk about Climate: an explosion of art across East Devon this summer

In the year that the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, THG and East Devon District Council launch Climate Conversations: a multi-site programme of exhibitions, events and activities

For the first time, Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) will present an exhibition across two towns - Honiton and Exmouth.

The arts can raise...