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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...

Art collections at The Box boosted by new contemporary acquisitions

The Contemporary Art Society has donated three works of art to The Box’s permanent collections.

Plymouth’s major new museum, art gallery and archive has acquired a film and a diptych by multidisciplinary artist duo, Quinlan & Hastings. It’s also acquired a stunning porcelain work by Haitian-American artist, Morel Doucet.

Through sound, moving image, live events and...

Buttercups at Ide by Joe Webster

Marks of Nature Exhibition

Our first Exhibition of the year brings together three very different artists from the south west, John Grice , Joe Webster and Ellie Verrecchia , who each have a true love of the natural world which they celebrate in their paintings. Their landscapes and seascapes of the local coastline and countryside are exceptional. John has produced some fantastic new work. Joe likes to mix things up with a bit of street art giving an edge to his paintings, and Ellie's gentle works on paper are breathtakingly beautiful.

You can browse the exhibition here and if you would like to see more...

Thelma Hulbert Gallery, film, installation, art

New film installation to open at THG

This January, Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) will dedicate their main gallery space to a film by acclaimed Greek-British artist Mikhail Karikis.

‘Mikhail Karikis - Children of Unquiet (2013-14)’ was created with a group of forty-five children living in Devil’s Valley in Tuscany, a volcanic landscape and home to the world’s first geothermal power station. The area has recently become...

A Winter's Tale

A WINTER'S TALE - EXHIBITION OF SOME BEAUTIFUL WORKS OF ART TO LIFT THE WINTER GLOOM

AT THE BROWNSTON GALLERY, MODBURY

This winter we are all really missing the simple things - a proper chat with our friends, a drink at our favourite pub, a big hug from someone we love - so it's really important to do what we can to keep our spirits up and look forward to happier times, which are surely just around the corner.

One way we try to keep positive and healthy is to surround ourselves with beautiful and meaningful works of art, works which are created with a great deal of...

A Winter's Tale - Winter Exhibition at The Brownston Gallery

A WINTER'S TALE

SOME BEAUTIFUL WORKS OF ART TO LIFT THE WINTER GLOOM

This winter we are all really missing the simple things - a proper chat with our friends, a drink at our favourite pub, a big hug from someone we love - so it's really important to do what we can to keep our spirits up and look forward to happier times, which are surely just around the corner.

One way...

Pop up art exhibition at Renaissance Babbacombe raises money for good causes

A Pop-Up Art Exhibition hosted at Renaissance Babbacombe earlier in the year has raised £500 for two charities. Attracting nearly 100 art lovers to view an eclectic mix of artistic work by artists from across the English Riviera during its two-week opening in March, visitors to the exhibition were asked to vote for their two favourite artists. The two artists with the highest number of votes...

One of the winning paintings 'Mannings Pit' by Graciella Sillence-Dreyer from Barnstaple's Pilton Bl

CPRE Devon inundated with competition entries from children in lockdown who showed they care about the countryside

Devon’s schoolchildren have shown how much they care about the countryside by entering CPRE Devon’s 2020 Art and Writing competitions in their droves. This year the Devon branch of the countryside charity CPRE received more entries than ever before and from all corners of the county.

In both competitions, held throughout the months of lockdown, primary schoolchildren demonstrated how...

Devon countryside charity’s 2020 competitions provide a creative outlet for stay-at-home schoolchildren

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England hopes its 2020 art and writing competitions, open for entries from 18 May, will provide a creative outlet for primary schoolchildren across the county, many of whom are spending more time than usual indoors this spring because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

CPRE Devon's two children's competitions are a fun way to...

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