Peter Randall-Page exhibits at Castle Drogo

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 06/26/2018 - 5:52pm

This summer, Castle Drogo is exhibiting a collection of prints, drawings and sculptures by Royal Academician Peter Randall-Page.

The prints and drawings focus on observations of the natural world and include delicate linocuts of botanical and animal subjects. Recent prints such as Honeysuckle, Fig Tree, Spiders and Frogs are shown alongside Peter’s early studies of exquisite seed pods. One of the highlights of the exhibition is Randall-Page’s 7m wide ‘Rorschach Screen’ with its mirror image panels of drawings that reference the bi-lateral symmetry of Rorschach ink blots. Peter says...

Sea Life: Glimpses of the Wonderful

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:43pm

Sea Life: Glimpses of the Wonderful

13 May to 17 September, Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter

Catch a glimpse of the magic and mystery of the world under the sea.

Through a playful mix of historic objects, film, illustrations, live creatures and contemporary craft, the exhibition combines science and art to inspire a greater appreciation of Devon’s glorious coastline for visitors of all ages.

Glimpses of the Wonderful embraces the study of the seashore from the early Victorian period, a fascination popularised by pioneer marine biologist...

Souvenirs from Home

Event Date: 
17/09/2016 - 10:00am to 06/11/2016 - 4:30pm
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey

An unlikely combination of football and craft have provided the inspiration for Souvenirs from Home, an exhibition at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen.

Gilded football boots and decorated silk team shirts are amongst the craft created by football supporters working with artists across the country.

Souvenirs from Home is the culmination of Home Ground, a three-year project which celebrates the cultural heritage of football clubs with nicknames inspired by the local craft industries that have shaped their communities.

Stoke City Football Club takes its nickname from a...

Anna Fitzgerald scoops Charles Stanley Award

Anna Fitzgerald has carried off one of the main prizes at Topsham Art Group’s 50th Anniversary Exhibition with her picture “Heading Home’. Emma Matthews of Exeter based wealth managers Charles Stanley & Co said that it was very difficult to choose who should receive the Charles Stanley award, which the firm had sponsored. Anna's piece stood out due to its imaginative use of new materials and novel layering techniques, which include gold leaf and resin. Anna, who moved to Exmouth only a year ago has already shown that she can make a big impression by creating the highly successful ‘...

Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Event Date: 
19/04/2013 - 10:00am to 02/06/2013 - 10:00am
Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Queen Street, Exeter

Inspiring wonder at the natural world and highlighting the need for wildlife conservation, the exhibition showcases the winning images from all 11 categories of the competition…including underwater worlds, urban wildlife, plants and more.

Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the world’s most prestigious annual wildlife photography competition. It is currently in its 47th year and is open to amateur and professional photographers alike.

The event runs until 2 June 2013.

Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-5pm. Closed Mondays and bank holidays.