Thelma Hulbert Gallery to reopen its doors in July

Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG), Honiton plans to reopen its doors on the 11th July with the relaunch of its acclaimed exhibition: ARTIST ROOMS Richard Long Being in the Moment . This ambitious exhibition, which examines our relationship to the natural world is kick-starting East Devon District Council’s programme of cultural recovery. It will be accompanied by an inspiring new creative programme of art activities, projects and workshops coming soon to a neighbourhood near you.

The gallery has reconfigured the visitor experience to ensure the safety of visitors and staff following...

Castle Fine Art reopens Exeter gallery

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 06/16/2020 - 9:20pm

The UK’s leading art retailer, Castle Fine Art, has announced the reopening of 30 of its galleries nationwide, including its store in Exeter, from Monday 15 June.

As the nation welcomes the easing of lockdown, the doors to 30 galleries have reopened, with a series of measures put in place to keep customers, employees and artists safe amidst the “new normal”. Social distancing floor markers, dedicated sanitation points and limited customer numbers are some of the new in-store measures introduced. In addition to this, Castle Fine Art is offering private out of hours appointments,...

Exhibition: Made to Commission

Event Date: 
24/03/2018 - 10:00am to 07/05/2018 - 5:30pm
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Fore St, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF

A new exhibition showing how creative designers can help make the dreams and visions of others, into reality. We take a look behind the workshop doors to see how the commissioning process works. Devon Guild Members reveal their craft making journeys with clients, ranging from personal tokens to large scale public work - low to high budget. Contemporary objects, drawings, sketchbooks and digital works show how they've interpreted a particular brief, problem-solving to mutual success. See Guild website for regular free craft maker events, throughout the exhibition. Launch party: 23 March...

Cat photo wins Devon boy national award

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Posted: Sun, 12/17/2017 - 6:30pm

Striking images of a bewhiskered yawning cat and a red and black moth on a white flower caught the judges eyes at the prestigious RSPCA Young Photographer Awards 2017.

Youngsters aged under 19 were invited to capture the animal kingdom on camera or mobile device for this year’s competition.

Branscombe 12-year old Marlon Darragh’s photo of his cat ‘Milou’ yawning won the 12-15 mobile phone and devices category.

Marlon said: “I am so proud to be chosen. It’s the first photography competition I have ever entered and it has inspired me to go out and take more photos....

Sean Lynch: The Weight of the World

Event Date: 
14/05/2016 - 11:00am to 02/07/2016 - 11:00am
RAMM, Exeter

In this solo exhibition Irish artist Sean Lynch presents three new artworks commissioned by Spacex and inspired by aspects of RAMM’s collection.

The exhibition also features the UK premier of the video artwork Adventure:Capital, produced to represent Ireland at Venice Biennale 2015. Throughout his work Lynch caries out investigations into stories, historical records, and places, creating idiosyncratic narratives that signal new understanding and questions.

Opening Event and Artist Talk, 3pm-5pm on 14 May at Exeter Phoenix

Exhibition continues at the Royal Albert...

Honeyscribe: Bees and the Art of Pollination:

Event Date: 
29/03/2016 - 10:00am to 02/04/2016 - 5:00pm
Spacex, Preston Street, Exeter

Artist and curator Amy Shelton invites audiences to consider the crucial role of bees through an exhibition and education project that creates dialogue and exchange between scientists, artists, writers, beekeepers, school children and the public.

The twelve UK artists in this exhibition re-evaluate our ancient relationship to, and reliance upon pollinating insects and reflect on the microcosmic poetics of the bee. Shelton’s project which takes place at Spacex as part of their Associate Programme becomes a hive-like hub offering visitors an uplifting bees’ eye view of their city. An...

Exeter gallery backs campaign to find artists of tomorrow

Castle Fine Art, Exeter, is urging aspiring artists to take part in IN:SIGHT 2016.

Run by fine art publishers Washington Green – Castle Fine Art’s parent company – IN:SIGHT is a campaign to find the rising stars of today’s visual art world.

Representing the diverse nature of contemporary art, work from aspiring visual artists in any field or medium is encouraged to be submitted for consideration.

Those chosen to take part in IN:SIGHT 2016 will be featured in Washington Green’s ‘Summer Exhibition’ at Birmingham’s International Convention Centre, from 30th July-28th...

MAKE 2015 - Christmas Craft exhibition

Event Date: 
22/11/2015 - 10:00am to 03/01/2016 - 5:30pm
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF

A seasonal celebration of the hand-made, showcasing over 50 of the UK’s best contemporary designer-makers working in a variety of craft media. With a range of prices to suit everyone, MAKE 2015 is an excellent opportunity to buy an individual piece of craft this Christmas. In addition to the exhibition our shop has everything you need to decorate your home and choose the perfect gift as well as seasonal cards, wrapping and decorations. Also join BBC Get Creative's 'Hey Clay' campaign, with free porcelain modelling on 5 December.

Free. Open daily, 10am-5.30pm

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South West Academy exhibition

Event Date: 
09/01/2016 - 10:00am to 13/02/2016 - 5:00pm
Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell Street, Honiton

An exhibition of work by members of the South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts

Artists of the South West Academy, including many established names such as Alan Cotton and Peter Randall-Page, bring together a new body of work focusing on paintings, photographs and prints.

The South West Academy is a registered charity dedicated to advancing the creation and appreciation of art in the South West region. Its core membership, the academicians are outstanding practitioners of fine and applied arts with varied practices, backgrounds and styles. Their mission is to celebrate...

Present Makers 2015

Event Date: 
07/11/2015 - 10:00am to 19/12/2015 - 5:00pm
Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell Street, Honiton

Selling exhibition of contemporary craft

This vibrant selling exhibition explores the skill and innovation of craft makers across the South West region. Selected from an open call, Present Makers 2015 gives both iconic and emerging designer makers the opportunity to showcase their broad ranging skills and artistic vision in the wonderful setting of Elmfield House, the former home and studio of the artist Thelma Hulbert.

Unique examples of textiles, jewellery, ceramics, glass and lighting will be on display with a range of prices to suit anyone looking for the ideal...