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Devon painting shortlisted in national competition

Authored by Mary

A painting of the Tamar Bridge in Devon has been shortlisted for a national competition which seeks to reveal how businesses have been faring during the coronavirus crisis.

Elisa Trueman, from Callington, Cornwall, entered the PopUp Business School Summer Photo Challenge with a picture of one of her artworks; a painting of the Tamar Bridge on the Devon / Cornwall border between...

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

Authored by sharon goble

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...

CPRE Devon launches competitions to celebrate nature and the countryside

Authored by sharon goble

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England is inviting church communities and primary school children from across the county to enter competitions to celebrate some of the things that make Devon so special.

CPRE Devon has launched three separate competitions this spring and hopes to be inundated with entries.

Devon’s Best Churchyard Competition 2018

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Design to Sell pop-up shop and exhibition

Plymouth College of Art Pre Degree students aged 16 to 19 will be exhibiting and selling their original work as part of the twentieth annual Design to Sell event, held in the college’s Palace Court campus on Buckwell Street, beside the Barbican.

Design to Sell is a collaborative project involving students from the college’s range of Extended Diplomas hosting a public exhibition and pop-up shop where students can sell their work and gain valuable market exposure, as entrepreneurs and professional practitioners.

As an enterprise, Design to Sell gives students the opportunity...

Design to Sell exhibition and pop-up shop

Plymouth College of Art Pre Degree students aged 16 to 19 will be exhibiting and selling their original work as part of the twentieth annual Design to Sell event, held in the college’s Palace Court campus on Buckwell Street, beside the Barbican.

Design to Sell is a collaborative project involving students from the college’s range of Extended Diplomas hosting a public exhibition and pop-up shop where students can sell their work and gain valuable market exposure, as entrepreneurs and professional practitioners.

As an enterprise, Design to Sell gives students the opportunity...

Exhibition: Michael Honnor - painter, printmaker

Part retrospective, this exhibition presents over 70 works by a local artist who grew up on Dartmoor and still works in the solitary ourdoors to create his striking landscapes - usually where sky meets water, moor or coastline. This solo show presents the breadth of Honnor’s work across some 50 years of practice and is an opportunity to explore the synergy of techniques in both his painting and printmaking. Free entry.

Open 7 days a week 10am to 5.30pm

01626 832 22 www.crafts.org.uk

Bidding bon voyage to Beryl

Authored by Mary

A unique and exceptionally rare Beryl Cook oil painting has sold at Plymouth Auction Rooms and now sets sail for Canada. The original piece of art sold for a staggering £19,200 to an overseas collector, who narrowly outbid a local Plymouth auction-goer.

The painting – titled 'Kissing Time' – is in the much-loved local artist’s distinctively vibrant and fun style. As a Plymouth resident...

Reynolds self-portrait reveals a hidden secret

Authored by Mary

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery’s early self-portrait by famous 18th century portrait artist Sir Joshua Reynolds has revealed a hidden secret during conservation treatment.

The painting, which dates from about 1746, was acquired last year along with a sketchbook filled with drawings that Reynolds made while visiting Italy in the early 1750s.

It underwent important...

Arts Funding Scheme Launched in Plymouth

Authored by New Wave

A new scheme to enable young people to lead their own creative projects has been launched in Plymouth. New Wave is inviting young people in the city to apply for small grants of between £50 and £1500 from today until 28th March 2014.

New Wave is run by the Real Ideas Organisation (RIO) as part of their brief as the Arts Council Bridge Organisation for the South West. The scheme aims to...

National Theatre Connections 2013

Each year the National Theatre asks ten exciting writers to create new plays which are performed by young theatre companies from all over the country. From Plymouth to Inverness and from Belfast to Norwich, National Connections celebrates great new writing for the stage and the energy, commitment and talent of young theatre-makers.

The Theatre Royal Plymouth is one of 21 venues hosting a showcase festival of these plays, with the following companies taking part:...