Studios host art talent
PUBLISHED: 16:22 25 August 2008 | UPDATED: 09:33 10 June 2010
MONDAY, AUGUST 25: EXMOUTH'S array of artistic talent will be on proud display at this year's Devon Open Studios event. A dozen studios will be open to the public between September 13 and 21, for a chance to see artists at work and catch a glimpse of the creative process. L
EXMOUTH'S array of artistic talent will be on proud display at this year's Devon Open Studios event.A dozen studios will be open to the public between September 13 and 21, for a chance to see artists at work and catch a glimpse of the creative process.Last year's event sampled four local talents, with a huge expansion in 2008, with exhibitions open from Farringdon to Exmouth seafront. Displays featured:Ray Balkwill - The Studio Gallery, Thistledown, Marley Road, Exmouth, (01395) 270278The celebrated landscape artist will feature varied works, celebrating the launch of his new book, A Picture of Devon.Graham Jowett-Ive -1b New North Road, Exmouth, (01395) 223762Open once more following 2007's event, the marine-inspired artist specialises in sea and ship scenery, with an eye for visual and historical detail.Caroline Saunders - 38 Halsdon Avenue, Exmouth, (01395) 279821Bright and free-flowing acrylic canvases will be on display again after a busy Open Studios fortnight last year.Michael Buckland - 52 Lyndhurst Road, Exmouth, (01395) 222197A second Open Studios event, displaying Devon landscapes and figures in oils, acrylics and mixed media work.Mark Loman - 7 Denmark Road, Exmouth, (01395) 278344The painter describes his main influences as character, atmosphere, and the shapes of the coast.Barbara Hearn - 80 Halsdon Avenue, Exmouth, (01395) 277497Paintings, printmaking, glass collage and multi-media from the well-known local artist, based on seascapes, landscapes, and botanical studies.Moose Allain - Marley House, Hulham Road, Exmouth, (01395) 270042The humorist and illustrator's finely worked drawings depict landscape full of character and incident.Penny Silverthorne - Silverthorne Designs, Unit 2a, Mill Park, Woodbury Salterton, (01395) 232369Floral and silk paintings from the watercolour specialist.Peter Reid - Rainbow's End, Church Path, Lympstone, (01395) 269323Photographs and oil paintings depict late-in-the-day moods and scenes from the estuary and surrounds.Pauline and Michelle, Moving Nature - 5 Emmasfield, Exmouth, (01395) 271037Photography and mixed media inspired by yogadance and human relationships with natural environments.Art Bubble - 59 Bradham Lane, Exmouth, (01395) 273122Exmouth-based artists co-op, including ceramics, painting, printmaking, photography, digital and craftwork. Farringdon Society of Artists - Village Hall, Parsonage Lane, Farringdon, (01395) 239181Fourteen artists working in a variety of media.