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Winners of the Rotary Club of Plymouth Young Artist of the Year competition 2019

Authored by plymouthcollegeofart

Duru Tanir from Plymouth College and Ashlyn Watts and Isobel Battley from Devonport High School for Girls have each been awarded first prize for their respective age groups in a ceremony held at Plymouth College of Art for the Rotary Club of Plymouth’s Young Artist of the Year 2019 competition.

For the second year running, thanks goes to The Clemas Trust, as students from the Quay...

Polluted Postcards 2018

A new exhibition, never been seen before, Polluted Postcards. Putting perspective into the world we live in and the world we are creating. Featured works are from local and international artists selected from an open call.

This exhibition will take place in The Cells located at Devonport Guildhall.

Selected Artists: Mustafa Akman, Florien Allemeersch, Leslie Atkins, Ade Awofadeju, Oktaravianus Bakara, Roelof Bakker, Stephen Beer, Kirsty Benedict, Stéphane Billot, Walter van Broekhuizen, Russell Bruce-Youles, Mary Elizabeth Cantu, Laura Carvalho, Steve Chapman, Scarlett...

Dust a must for forthcoming art project

Authored by Mary

Do you have any dust going spare? Artist Catherine Bertola is asking local people for their help in completing her latest installation.

Catherine is one of six makers whose work will be featured in the ‘Acts of Making' festival, organised by the Crafts Council.

The 14-day festival will take place from Saturday 12 to Saturday 26 September at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery...

Richard Deacon shows Bronze Skin for Ocean Studios show

Authored by Mary

Sculptor Richard Deacon has chosen to release his ‘singular and prickly work’ Bronze Skin, for A taste of things to come, the opening exhibition at Ocean Studios in Plymouth.

Deacon has exhibited widely internationally over the past 30 years. A major retrospective of his work, The Missing Part, was shown at museums in France and Germany in 2010-11 and a large-scale survey was exhibited...

Follow the South Hams Arts Trail

Authored by Anna Turns

51 of the most exciting home studios, workshops, galleries and exhibition halls across the South Hams will be showing artworks inspired by the glorious South Devon coastline, from Wembury to Dartmouth as part of South Hams Arts Forum Arts Trail (18-26 October). Now in its fourth year, the trail is organised by South Hams Arts Forum, an active association of talented, enthusiastic artists and...