Cathedral – Peter Stiles at Studio KIND

CATHEDRAL is a new solo exhibition of paintings by North Devon-based artist Peter Stiles. ​On leaving The Slade, Peter Stiles began to paint the landscape of North Devon and has continued to do so. His work is constructed using the layers of memory that have accrued around the places that he has painted so often. He composes pictures in order to convey emotion and a sense of grandeur and space.

NDA Christmas Exhibition 2020 Virtual Tour

If you missed the recent NDA 2020 Christmas Exhibition at the Studio KIND Gallery in Braunton, not to worry, its now available as a virtual tour on the KIND website. Follow the link below to go straight to their page and take a look in complete safety: NDA 2020 Christmas Exhibition Virtual Tour

Englishness is a moving target – This event has been scheduled for another date.

Apologies to our members, due to current events this exhibition has been scheduled for another date later in the year. Peter Stiles will now be the featured exhibition at Studio KIND for 15th January to 6th February 2021 See our Post for this event. Chris Alton (b. 1991, Croydon) is an artist and curator. He grew up in Braunton, and attended Southmead School, Braunton School, and North Devon College. Skateboarding

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

The Plough Arts Centre is now closed until March 2021. 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

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.

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