art exhibition

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...

Exhibition: Journeyman - stories of craft from a bicycle

Venue: 
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Jubilee Gallery
Event Date: 
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 10:00 to Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 17:30
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Curated by Nick Hand and The Letterpress Collective, this exhibition brings together photography, film, letterpress prints, and the words of makers who dedicate their life to an unusual or rare craft or passion. Nick gathered these stories on epic cycle rides: from Land’s End to John O’ Groats, round the coast of Britain and Ireland and up the Hudson River - with a printing press on the back of his bike.

Open daily, 10am-5.30pm. Free entry.

Summer Show- new craft work by the Devon Guild Membership

The annual exhibition show of new craft work by Devon Guild of Craftsmen Members.

Every year our Membership showcases the very best in contemporary craftmaking. Selected by Members for Members, the summer show is always a chance for the region's best makers to produce, display and sell exciting new work.

All work is for sale. Free craft demonstrations take place throughout the summer. Open daily, 10am-5.30pm, main gallery.

Free entry.

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Exhibition: Sea Swim, Head Above Water, Swimmers’ Perspectives, A Touring Exhibition from Sea Swim

Venue: 
Peninsula Arts Gallery, Plymouth
Event Date: 
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 11:00 to Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 16:00
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The transformative effects of sea bathing that inspire artists and writers are captured in an exhibition that explores its sensations, stories and psychological impact.

Head Above Water reveals the embodied imagination of the swimmer’s experience through film, photography, sculpture, drawing and poetry. Artists: Sally Barker, Tessa Bunney, Gary Coyle, Dorothy Cross, Lynn Dennison, Peter Matthews, Heinrich & Palmer, Simon Pope, Gayle Chong Kwan, Anna Sikorska, Kit Wise and Sea Swim.

Sea Swim explores, with groups of swimmers in Plymouth, how swimming in the sea changes...

Plymouth Young Contemporary Open

Venue: 
Peninsula Arts Gallery & Radiant Gallery, Plymouth
Event Date: 
Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 10:00 to Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 16:00
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Following on from the success of the international Plymouth Contemporary Open, we are delighted to partner with Effervescent and the Plymouth History Centre to launch the first Plymouth Young Contemporary Open; an exhibition that will showcase the wealth of creative talent Plymouth has to offer.

Responding to the theme GROW, the exhibition will feature selected artwork from an open call to artists and creative producers aged 4 to 30 years. It will run across two city centre sites: Peninsula Arts Gallery and Radiant Gallery.

2-9 July, Mon-Fri: 10:00-1700, Saturday 11:00-16:...

Exhibition ‘There is Geometry in the Humming of the Strings, There is Music in the Spacing of the Spheres’: Conversations Across Art and Mathematics.

Venue: 
Peninsula Arts Gallery, Plymouth
Event Date: 
Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 10:00 to Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 17:00
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The relationship between art and mathematics has a long, rich and complex history, with both artists and mathematicians drawing inspiration from one another to investigate new ideas.

In 2015, to mark their 150th anniversary, The London Mathematical Society selected artists, Mark Francis and George L–Legendre, to create new work drawing on mathematical ideas.

The exhibition brings these new works together, alongside visual material from the mathematicians, with whom they worked, including: Professor Sir Roger Penrose (University of Oxford), Dr Iain Moffatt (Royal Holloway)...

Exhibition ‘There is Geometry in the Humming of the Strings, There is Music in the Spacing of the Spheres’: Conversations Across Art and Mathematics.

The relationship between art and mathematics has a long, rich and complex history, with both artists and mathematicians drawing inspiration from one another to investigate new ideas.

In 2015, to mark their 150th anniversary, The London Mathematical Society selected artists, Mark Francis and George L–Legendre, to create new work drawing on mathematical ideas.

The exhibition brings these new works together, alongside visual material from the mathematicians, with whom they worked, including: Professor Sir Roger Penrose (University of Oxford), Dr Iain Moffatt (Royal Holloway)...

Dream Cargo: Stanley Donwood's Artwork for J.G. Ballard Publications

Stanley Donwood, artist and writer, received an email from J.G. Ballard’s publishers asking if he would create cover art and design for 21 of the author’s works. In Donwood’s words:

“As Ballard is both arguably the finest and most peculiar novelist to work in English in the 20th century, and perhaps my favourite writer, the outcome of that email was a foregone conclusion."

In producing the cover designs, Donwood worked with scientists in their laboratories, using acids, combustion, X-rays, chromatography, and various other experimental techniques - working with the...

Artist Rozanne Bell comes to Tavistock

Internationally acclaimed artist Rozanne Bell will be visiting Tavistock this week to meet fans of her work. Tavistock Picture Framing Gallery are holding a Rozanne Bell exhibition on Saturday 5 July and the artist will be there all day to meet admirers of her work, dedicate pieces and show her newest paintings.

Tavistock Picture Framing Gallery, based on the Plymouth Road Industrial...

Council House opens its doors to the public for graduate art exhibition

An exhibition of striking artwork by Plymouth graduates will be on display as the Council House opens its doors for public viewings.

Paintings, prints, photos, ceramics and sculptures feature in the display borrowed from degree shows at Plymouth University, Plymouth College of Art and the University of St Mark and St John.

The exhibition will be open to the public on three days...