Somerset Art Weeks24 Sept- 9 Oct 2022Artists across Somerset will be responding to the theme of ‘Sanctuary’ for this year’s Somerset Art Weeks. More than 300 artists will be hosting exhibitions and events in over 100 venues, including loft spaces, tithe barns, stables, museums, churches, farms, libraries and a prison. Members of Somerset Art WorksContinue reading “Artists respond to theme of Sanctuary”
An artist aims to open up the conversation about mental health with his first solo exhibition.
Creativity helps us feel healthier and happier. This video, which was released for Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, shows the work of a group of participants in a project which aimed to improve health and social connections.
The adversity of lockdown has sparked even more creativity for Exeter-based artist Veronica Gosling.
A new film-poem created during a live night-time collaboration by five poets will be premiered on Friday 10 July. Night & Refuge creatively documents the process of writing together online during lockdown, and ends with a reading of the new poem.
People from across the country will be contributing to a Quarantine Quilt. The Quilt will be created as part of a project by Devon-based organisation Significant Seams.
Artist David Mach is appealing for broken pieces of pottery with a story behind them. He is asking people to send the fragments to help create a new artwork for St Austell, Cornwall.
People in Chelston, Torquay have been making willow sculptures to decorate their gardens during lockdown. The idea began when a community project to create willow sculptures for the local parks was put on hold.
Worth over £20,000, the prize is part of the Whitegold Project, an initiative set in St Austell in the heart of Cornwall.
A Chinese gown, a giraffe and a collection of pocket watches are amongst the museum objects that have inspired the composers of new music to be performed in the galleries at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter.