New exhibition imagines solutions to climate change

Local pupils have contributed to a new exhibition at Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) focusing on the climate emergency.

Mikhail Karikis: Acoustics of Resistance is the first UK showing of a project by international artist Mikhail Karikis. The Weather Orchestra , a 3-channel video installation transforms the gallery space into an indoor weather system. Musicians also perform instruments...

Thelma Hulbert Gallery announces winner of the Visitors' Choice award in the THG Open 2023

The THG Open 2023 saw 87 finalists chosen from a record number of applications from artists across the South West region.

The Visitors’ Choice Prize was voted for by visitors over the duration of the exhibition (2 September - 28 October 2023). Gallery-goers cast their vote for a favourite piece in the exhibition.

The votes have been counted and THG has announced that...

Jean Jones - Farm Gates Yelland 1970

Exhibition - HERITAGE: Anthony Amos, Jean Jones & Derek Holland

HERITAGE at The Brownston Gallery brings together three extraordinary and diverse artists in one stunning exhibition for the first time.

When Jean Jones died in 2012 she left behind a treasure trove of over four hundred paintings, all stacked in a corner of her Dartmoor cottage, gathering dust and waiting to be discovered. When maritime artist Anthony Amos died in 2010 he left a legacy of hundreds of paintings bought by a legion of collectors who admired his work for over twenty years.

Whilst neither received due recognition for their work during their lifetime, both are...

Present Makers 2023 to showcase contemporary glass in Christmas craft exhibition

Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) opens their popular exhibition of contemporary craft this November.

A leading exhibition in the UK’s craft calendar, Present Makers features hand-crafted gift ideas showcasing the talent and innovation of contemporary craftspeople and design makers in the South West.

This year, THG shines a spotlight on glass through their collaboration with the...

Guard Your Innocence by Tom Musgrove

Exhibition - PAINT - Richard Kenton Webb & Friends

The Brownston Gallery is delighted to be hosting this special exhibition, ‘Paint’, which has been led and curated by Richard Kenton Webb, an award winning artist and teacher at Art University Plymouth .

He brings together his colleagues Monika Rycerz and Robert Manners who also teach drawing, painting, and printmaking at Arts University Plymouth . Richard has selected four wonderful painters, students from the BA and MA Degree courses: David Fletcher, Karmin O’Brien, Kieran Walsh and Charlie Dyson. Also invited are incredible artists he has taught throughout his 37 years...

A new season gets underway at The Box this October with a nationally touring exhibition and sculpture

A new season of exhibitions and commissions launches at The Box next month with a nationally touring fine art exhibition and thought-provoking sculpture. Both explore empire, trade and colonisation in different ways – with the aim of encouraging visitors to think about social and historical narratives from a different perspective.

Dutch Flowers (7 October 2023-7 January 2024) brings...

Fire and Water Link Two Artists as they Explore the ‘Ebb and Flow’ of Life on the River Exe

Charlotte Ellis and Claire Belcher connected in the waters of the Exe. They find inspiration and solace from the flow of life on the river, with their early morning and moonlit swims giving them an immersive pathway for expression through their art.

Charlotte said ‘As I swim, I embrace the nature around me. In my paintings and lino prints, I try to recreate the sense of peace I feel...

Fast Roe Deer by Joe Webster

Exhibition by Joe Webster : Beyond the Bluebells

The Brownston Gallery is showing BEYOND THE BLUEBELLS by Landscape Graffiti artist Joe Webster in their studio gallery this month. As a plein-air painter Joe immerses himself fully in his surroundings, spending long periods quietly studying and observing the wonders of nature. His paintings of bluebell woods are simply stunning. Fragile flowers shelter and dance in the cool shade of the trees above whilst bold urban graffiti starkly highlights the difficult relationship we have with our environment. These haunting paintings are a harsh reminder that beauty in nature can be fleeting....

Burgh Island Glow by Barry Kelly

Exhibition by Barry Kelly : Far Horizons : Above the Salt

Summer means different things to each of us. For some it is a time to escape, to forget the humdrum routine of everyday life, pack the bags, round up the dogs and children, and head for the beach – or the hills! - for a few weeks of sun, fun and frolics. For others it is a more reflective time; a time to heal, to restore, to let nature take over and return our bodies and minds to good health, ready to face the challenges that lie ahead.

In this year’s exhibition at The Brownston Gallery Barry presents a collection that particularly portrays the nurturing aspect of summer...

Peco unveils recently renovated railway modelling exhibition

One of Devon’s most popular tourist attractions, Pecorama, is celebrating the opening of its recently renovated railway modelling exhibition, owned and curated by PECO, on the birthday anniversary of its late founder, Sydney Pritchard.

Pecorama and its parent company PECO Model Railways, are commemorating the occasion with a company timeline that marks and documents all of the...