NDA Christmas Exhibition Poster

For all our members participating in or planning a visit to this years NDA Exhibition at KIND Studio, here is the poster promoting the event. In case your eyes let you down on the smaller print sizes, here are the details on dates and times and how to get your ticket. Unfortunately simply rocking up as we would have done in the good old days, won’t get you a pass.

Tim Tennant exhibits paintings at the Plough Arts Centre

Tim Tennant is exhibiting paintings at Plough Arts Centre, Torrington. The show is informally called a Commons Perspective and takes a look at the countryside surrounding Great Torrington over the summer months. The work is available online at https://www.theploughartscentre.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions and is intended as a bright and breezy celebration of nature, being outdoors and clean, fresh air (and eternal optimism). Hopefully the Plough will open in early December….. If anyone likes Tim’s work

Judith Westacott to hold Zoom Presentation on Linocuts and Woodcuts

Arts Destination South Molton are staging a series of arts based live online Zoom talks. South Molton Printmaker Judith Westcott will talk about her chosen art form: Printmaking – how she got into it, its history and how it’s done. Presenting from her studio, she’ll explain linocuts and woodcuts and show how they’re made – tools, blocks, press, rollers and inks will all be demonstrated. She’ll also tell – and

Studio KIND launch website

Congratulations to Richard and Laura on the recent launch of their new website. Click here to see how KIND. looks. Studio KIND. is a new artist-led contemporary gallery, project space and studios, located in the heart of North Devon. The upcoming NDA Christmas Exhibition will be hosted by KIND. Make sure you’re a part of this exciting new initiative by submitting your work. Studio KIND plan to showcase artistic excellence

Pete Newell’s ‘Bideford in Lockdown’ accepted for SWAC annual exhibition

Pete Newell’s painting “Bideford In Lockdown, 12.07 pm, 29th May 2020” has been accepted for the South West Academy’s Annual Exhibition, this year entitled “Reflections”. The exhibition is online only. You can vote for it if you wish. His painting had also been accepted for online showing at the Westward Ho And Bideford Annual exhibition, stage 1. The Lime Tree Gallery in Bristol have been exhibiting Pete’s paintings this Summer

Eilean Eland wins prize for work accepted onto SWAC Online Open Exhibition

Eilean Eland has had one of her lovely Lockdown Ladies accepted for the SWAC Online Open Exhibition ‘Reflections 2020’. She has also won the Guest Judge prize and the piece has sold. To see her work click here to go to the SWAC Online Gallery Exhibition dates: November 4 – December 11 web: www.elandart.co.uk Instagram: @eileanelandceramics

Tony Williams elected as full member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists

We are delighted to hear that Tony has been elected as a full member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists as of October 2020.  (There are now two members in Devon) Congratulations Tony on this deserved accolade. Tony Williams RSMA is also ‘Artist of the Month’ for NOVEMBER at the John Noott Galleries in Broadway, Worcestershire. www.rsma-web.co.uk, RSMA on Facebook www.tonywilliamsart.co.uk www.john-noott.com

Bath Society of Arts Open Exhibition 2020 accepts two of Eilean Eland’s sculptures

Eilean Eland has two of her large sculptures in the Bath Society of Arts Open Exhibition 2020. This is an online show at the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath. www.victoriagal.org.uk  from November 2nd 2020 until January 3rd 2021. These two figures are from an ongoing series of large female forms (H 60 cm) exploring what it means to make female forms from an internal subjective experience, the experience of being a woman,

Joan Stribling de’Launay drawing features in RD&E Magazine

Joan Stribling de’Launay ‘Baby’ drawing was included in issue 11 monthly RD&E Hospital Volunteers newsletter. The theme was ‘What did you do during Covid?’ Joan tells us that other of her work may appear in issue 17 See more of Joans work on her NDA Gallery page.

Karen McEndoo showing work at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens

Germination is the name given to the group of artists Karen joins with her paintings. An exhibition of paintings, ceramics and art jewellery at the Tremeneere Sculpture Gardens in Penzance, Nr Gulval. TR20 8YL Karen will be showing in a huge show at the Tremeneere Sculpture gardens near Penzance in November. More information can be found on their website www.terramaterart.com which has a page for each of the artists on show.

Mike Snudden – ‘The Attic of my Mind’ at the Jupiter Showcase Gallery

Mike Snudden (NDA Member) will be exhibiting work with Fiona Matthews at the Jupiter Showcase Gallery in Newlyn. Mike explains the title of this exhibition; ‘The attic of my mind’ refers to unconscious ideas which bubble up into ceramic and wooden sculptural forms. Saturday 17th to Friday 30th October Open 10am to 4pm all days except 17th from 4 to 7pm Instagram: frizenhamsculpture https://www.jupitergallery.co.uk/

Peter Ward painting accepted for RWA Open 2020

Local artist Peter Ward has had his painting selected for the RWA Open Exhibition 2020. y’n unweyth kodha yn Eynda / it only happens in India (Cornish earth pigments on salvaged board; 89x109x3cm) © Peter Ward 2019-1 He also had another painting long-listed for the John Moores Painting Prize 2020 at the Walker Art Gallery, in Liverpool. godhevyans a gwir statys / suffering in real estate (Cornish earth pigments on

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