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Lynn Bailey: Printmaker

Dartmoor, Devon hedgerows, birds, butterflies and bees create a buzz in Lynn’s busy studio packed full of all kinds of printmaking. Plus bags, cards and all manner of curiosities from her prints – perfect for gifts.

Exeter’s Vanished Rock Venues and other stories

Photos, zines, booklets, podcasts and other storytelling about or from Exeter, including writers and artists from the Listening to the City podcast group, Exeter Phoenix Artists’ Writing Group, Analogue Collective zine group, and others.

A to Z Storybook Sculpture

A giant cardboard book sculpture created by artist James Lake. Walk into the book and discover the storybook characters.

Winnie Chan

MA Fine Art graduate of Chelsea College of Arts. Originally from Hong Kong, have based in Penzance, Lancaster and London before Exeter. Her works are her life experiences, introspection, journey in finding true happiness, interconnectedness between our consumption patterns and environment

Ben Bennett

Plenty of framed and unframed acrylic paintings as well as tabletop-sized 3D (mixed media) art as well as the opportunity to view my studio/flat.

ATOI: Binlang

Amy and Oliver Thomas-Irvine are a collaborative duo that live and work in Cornwall. They work in sculpture, found-object, collage, photography, performance as well as by-products from performance-based installations.

Pop Art in Print

From Andy Warhol to Damien Hirst, this exhibition offers a comprehensive and exciting view of artists working in this style from the 1960s to the early-2000s. Exhibition organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Beth Luxton

Beth combines photographic screen printing and painting to create vibrant monochromatic work. She unites fragments and layers within the frame of a single image, mixing the temporalities and spatial forms of the painted, the printed and the digitally rendered.

Magical Mini Market

A miniature market of beautiful, affordable, handmade and handcrafted treasures and curios in the Gallery.

ice report

Naomi has been Leverhulme Trust/University of Sheffield artist in residence 2017-18. She has been working with the ice scientists in the geography department and on field research in Svalbard in the High Arctic. Having been shown in Sheffield and at the Royal Geographical Society in London, this work will be touring the UK and Europe.

Laura Henning

Bright and colourful, large scale acrylic portraits.

Loves to be Loved: Paintings by Janet Sainsbury

New paintings celebrating pop music, including LP-sized portraits of musicians and smaller paintings of pop fans. The work will be for sale with 50% of proceeds going to Oxfam.

We Are Fans: Zine Workshop

Join artists Pineapple Falls and Beth Emily Richards in making your own zine! Taking inspiration from ’90s fanzine culture, they’ll be collaging, drawing, and photocopying to create your own zine to take away and share. All materials provided.

Susan Thomson

I paint flowers, birds and animals in watercolour. I am inspired by many subjects and create freer works in acrylic, print and mixed media. Originals and prints, framed and unframed and many different cards are on display.

Protest Poster Workshop

Create a series of two-colour posters using a vintage Risograph machine. Combine collaged source material with marker pens and stencils to create your template. Workshop leaders will also discuss legal ways of sharing your posters with the wider public and shouting your subversive message to the world!

Sound Walks

Starting in the gardens/entrance of St Sidwell’s Community Centre, artist Laura Denning leads a tangled tour of the area, and finishing at TOPOS, where participants can view the ‘CANTEEN’ show at their leisure.

Wheelchair printing

Working with Double Elephant Print Workshop, CEDA members will creating giant prints using their wheelchairs.

Exeter School of Art’s Fine Artists

University-level Fine Art students from Exeter School of Art will be making work in response to sites in and around Exeter. The work can be viewed in several locations across the city, including the 547-year-old Tucker’s Hall.

Exeter in ceramics + RAMM in 360 degrees

Drop by to see a ceramics display inspired by the museum’s objects and created by CEDA (Community Equality Disability Action), assisted by ceramicist Emily Parr. You’re also invited to view their 360-degree digital views of the museum through headsets.

Sheila J Thorne

Non-figurative abstract expressionist paintings celebrating my emotional response to colour. I apply layers of acrylic paint freely to the canvas on the floor with improvised tools, not brushes, thus allowing the image to develop spontaneously.

30 years of CEDA Arts

2018 sees CEDA celebrating its 30th anniversary. This exhibition looks back at 30 years’ worth of artist development, work and projects delivered with and by disabled artists.

Marie-Noëlle Sculptures

Work in local and Mediterranean marble, life size portraits in bronze. In 2017 Marie-Noëlle started working in Carrara, Italy on a new series, some of which will be on display in the studio.

Hazel Johnson Paintings

Hazel Johnson achieved her Painting degree from Camberwell College of Arts. Her current project are portraits of 'lost' movie stars based on a catalog found rummaging in charity shops.

Ellen Tinkham College Animation

Discovering, exploring and creating pixilated animation, students with complex and profound learning difficulties from Ellen Tinkham College worked with artist in residence Rhodri Cooper to produce this mind-bending short film.

Sound Walks

Starting in the gardens/entrance of St Sidwell’s Community Centre, artist Laura Denning leads a tangled tour of the area, and finishing at TOPOS, where participants can view the ‘CANTEEN’ show at their leisure.

EVA Studios group exhibition

An eclectic collection of artists’ studios. There will be a group exhibition including illustration, figurative and abstract painting, metalwork, glass, ceramics and more.

CANTEEN

Nine contemporary artists’ new work. A multi-sensory experience of sound, painting, film, sculpture, installation, drawing and eating. An exhibition and events exploring relationships between our intimate, personal, local, global, communal and cosmic worlds.

Rachael Jamieson

Paintings of people together: in cafes, queuing, playing, walking, chatting and celebrating – as well as individual portraits. It is a varied and lively collection, with cards, prints and original work available.

Advice Pavilion

A small pod-like pavilion, covered in life advice gathered from residents and community hubs in and around St. James. It’s a monument to the wisdom of our neighbours, a celebration of what we all have to offer each other.

Exeter School of Art End of Year Show

From painting and sculpture to photographic prints and exciting design solutions, the work exhibited at the Yard Gallery in the Centre for the Creative Industries is a broad range of art and design created by the Foundation Degree students of Exeter School of Art.

Give us a Hand

ImPerfect Perfect’s exhibition ‘Give us a Hand‘ has been created by bringing the artist, the performer and the public together. A collection created by the coming together and a joining of hands. A celebration of women, recognition, unity and a reminder of how far we still have to go.

Land Matters: After Process

Land Matters explores indeterminacy and how the landscape of copper and iron industrial mining locations in Devon is encountered and represented. Laurie Reynolds is an artist who works with camera and landscape with a focus on the process of collaboration with the materials that comprise the landscape.

Exeter’s Fine Art Collection: Childhood

Before the enlightenment, children in art appeared as miniature adults. Later Victorian works emphasised childhood innocence and romanticism. The changing face of childhood and child iconography, from the 17th to the 20th century, can be explored throughout this exhibition.

Art Machina

Showcasing a range of finished digital art created by children and young people during Daisi's (Devon Art in Schools Initiative) Machina project, as well as information about the digital skills, techniques and processes that have been developed by working with local digital artists.

CEDA Community Mosaic Workshop

Working with CEDA Artist in Residence Ros Hammond, come along and drop in with this collaborative workshop and contribute towards a new piece of art celebrating Exeter and its creative community.

Tamara Savchenko

Tamara mainly works with oils and acrylics. Her work is abstract and has two distinctive directions. One is abstract/cubist style, in which she paints portraits, landscapes, flowers etc. The other direction is abstract expressionist paintings.

Q R Manning

Working in art and illustration, inspired by wildlife, folklore and fantasy in watercolours, inks and mixed media. Browse work from sketchbook to canvas.

Joy Anderson

In my latest work on perspex I am interested in 'excavating' or carving out solid painterly shapes. I am enjoying the process of hollowing out these slab-like forms, building within them or chipping away at their painted edges.

We Built This City

We Built This City is constructed from cells, personal units; many have been made through workshops with young and vulnerable people, each one a considered study of what we call 'home'. The project is purposely engaging with people from very different walks of life, to bring a valuable sharing of perspectives.

Kenson Low

Paintings of both natural and industrial landscapes. Recent work includes: Studies and paintings of Dartmoor from a 9 month plein air painting exercise. Industrial multi media satellite images of a Port Talbot project.

Exeter School of Art Exhibition

A series of images showcasing the work of the Foundation Degree Fine Art, Graphic Communication & Photography students of Exeter School of Art.

Alfie’s Night Out

A new book created especially for RAMM, by children’s book illustrator Victoria Byron, takes children on a wonderful museum tour. Alfie is a sparrow living in a RAMM gallery, what happens when the museum comes alive and Alfie starts exploring?

Minecraft my home

Create giant virtual sculptures. Turn homes into castles. Subvert urban design: cover it with flowers. Pave the streets with gold. St Loye is the patron of miners and goldsmiths, so we created St Loyes in Minecraft… Come and play!

Exeter Illustrators: Be Inspired

Illustration exhibition showcasing a broad range of creative talent on Exeter’s doorstep. Beautifully sited by Exeter’s canal and featuring the diverse artistic styles of locally based professional illustrators. You name it, they’ve scribbled it! Artworks and publications for sale.

Another Spring

Curated by art historian, critic and curator Dr Jean Wainwright, Another Spring brings together work by a group of internationally recognised artists. It reflects on current trends and broader developments of nationalist impulses in Western society.

Jem Finer: Longplayer

Longplayer is a 1000-year-long musical composition. It began playing at midnight on 31 December 1999, and will continue to play without repetition until the last moment of 2999. Conceived and composed by Jem Finer, it can be heard online; through an app; and at listening posts around the world.

Lyndsey Gates

Glass artist working with glass and wood, across methods including stained glass, 3D geometric design and kiln work, often combined with hand crafted second-loved wood to create wall and stand alone features.

Galleries R Us

Over the course of AWE, Preston Street Union will roam the streets of Exeter, constructing their temporary artspace at various points of interest and activity, then taking it down and moving on.

CEDA Ceramics

Enjoy some handmade chocolates and a cuppa in this special cafe in Gandy Street. At the same time stop and admire the special collection of ceramics created by artists at CEDA with professional ceramicist Emily Parr.

Constructed Narratives

Constructed Narratives bring together works by students studying UAL Foundation Diploma Lens Media at Exeter School of Art. The work focuses on staged/constructed imagery that suggest a narrative which the viewer will ultimately decipher.

The Art Vending Machine

Featuring the artwork of twelve selected artists from across the UK and the globe, the Art Vending Machine vends affordable artwork for the people of Exeter. In small packets you will discover an amazing array of micro sculptures, tiny books, intricate sketches, live poetry recordings, experimental filmography and much more. With the clunk of a coin own, buy art.

Collective

A group exhibition of new work from students on Plymouth University's MA Contemporary Art Practice course, showcasing a variety of mediums and artistic practice.

AWEsome Art Fair

Art Week Exeter celebrates a broad ecology of arts across the city. Here’s your chance to get a look at it all in one place! You’ll hopefully have already enjoyed the past six months’ worth of exhibitions at this venue, now for the crowning show...

Alright Mate?

Writer Cally Hayes and artist Hugh McCann have collaborated to create an art installation that gets you talking about male mental health in an easy and accessible way. Using both audio and visual mediums, join us in the conversation.

The Architect-Walker

An exhibition of collaged photographs by artist Stuart Crewes. These are illustrations taken from The Architect-Walker by Wrights & Sites – the south west’s foremost practitioners of the dérive – published by Triarchy Press. Exhibition includes a limited-edition RISO print.

Mai's stairwell studio

Mai’s work is surreal, inventive and playful. Expanding through three floors, Mai will showcase her early paintings and monochrome work as well as her most current work: an exploration of colour in an explosive manner.

Bags of Fun!

Magic Carpet participants have decided to help their art escape the studio! All of the Exeter and Honiton groups have been making multi-media forays into the world of fashion and you can pick up your own individual, affordable piece of the action.

Willow Paterson

I am a watercolour artist. I am inspired by the countryside and coastline of Devon and sometimes further afield. In particular the objects I find along the shoreline, such as shells, broken pottery, seaweeds, driftwood and sea creatures.

Elizabeth Jardine

Sublime, semi-abstract woodland paintings drawn from periods of immersion in the landscape. Meet the artist, see new paintings and work-in progress. For more information please visit Elizabeth's website: http://www.elizabethjardine.com

Annabel Potter: Animal Glass Designs

Celebrating animals and nature with mixed media paintings, hand painted glassware and a new animal alphabet colouring book. Cards and coasters also available.

Katya Romankevich

Large colourful abstract work created using lino as a print surface on which to print multi-layer blocks of colour and texture. Each mark leads to the next and intuitively links with the colours and textures developing on the paper.

Double Elephant Print Workshop open studio

Affordable prints to suit every pocket, plus the chance to look round the studio where they were made. You can also have a go: printmakers will be on hand to help you print posters and tote bags.

LP-Edits

Part of the Lonely Arts Column project. “Most of my art is in a graffiti spray paint, most are made with the use of hand designed and cut stencil format with abstract backgrounds...”

Peter Randall-Page: Geometry of Desire IV

Internationally exhibited and acclaimed sculptor Peter Randall-Page RA Elect brings Geometry of Desire IV to St Martin’s Church. Carved sinuously from Rossi Luanda marble and mounted on an oak stand, the sculpture evokes universal organic forms, at the same time pleasing and atavistic.

Steven Bramble

Sharing the wonderful Studio 36 to show recent work in oil, acrylic, watercolour, ink and pencil. Also a company of puppets.

Terrarium

The terrarium in this exhibition celebrates the notion of beautiful botanical worlds captured under glass. Ideas of Handmade Crafts in Cabinets-of-Curiosities accumulate in a display of flowers, plants and foliage. The arrangement is cut and constructed from hand-painted copy/re-cycled paper

Alasdair Urquhart

Sketchbooks and new work from an artist’s residency on the Isles Of Scilly. Set pieces, depicting detailed scenes from nature with rich colouring and texture, reflecting Alasdair’s own deep interest in ecology and the human condition, the lives of people and their work.

Jane Lawrence

I enjoy experimenting and making unusual art from textiles. I have for sale affordable hand felted individual pieces using both wet and dry felting methods and other interesting work.

John Abraham

John returned to painting in 2012 and since then his work has been featured in many exhibitions in the West Country including several solo exhibitions. Painting mainly Land and Seascapes he works from his Somerset Studio.

Gordon Hill

A one-time famous international football referee, who now enjoys working on paper exploring a wide variety of colour and techniques.

Naomi Hart

Part of the Lonely Arts Column project. “I have been travelling all my life and I record my journeys in sketches and paintings. In this exhibition, I will explore how myth and reality can coincide within the same landscape...”

Jess Davies

Jess Davies makes reduction linocut and drypoint prints about the Devon landscape. She often uses unusual, striking, but simple compositions to summon up the essence of a place, and is known for using a marriage of strong and subdued colours in her work.

Totally Totes: drop-in screenprint session

Drop-in workshop. Take a look, print a tote and take away. Affordable prints to suit every pocket plus look round the studio where it was made. You can also have a go! Two printmakers will be on hand to help you screenprint a tote bag.

Art around the city

AWE gave a shout-out to artists, students and creative people across the city, in a bid to fill our visual landscape with art. At a time when advertising shouts at us and everything seems to be vying for our attention, we feel it's good to provide a space that isn't trying to sell you something, but transport you to a different place.

The Bomb Factory Artist Film Festival

The Bomb Factory Artist Film Festival series was established by multi-media artist Beth Fox to offer artists the opportunity to have their films screened in a cinema setting and watched in their entirety. The programme is selected via a democratic open call accessible to national and international artists at any stage of their career.

The EAR Show

Tune in for the sixth edition of the Exeter Art Radio (EAR) Show on Phonic FM. Join our presenters and guests as they discuss art practice, exhibitions and highlights from AWE. You can join in with the chat by calling or texting 01392 434577, by mentioning @phonicfm on Twitter or by leaving a message on Facebook.

Jayne Farleigh

An exhibition of paintings of wildlife, landscapes and estuary scenes. I am inspired by animals and birds, and also the ever changing estuaries in Devon. My paintings are from photographs, sketches and memories of what is seen and felt.

Artistic Debris

Using photography and digital techniques, artist Mark Ware has created four portraits od CEDA members.

Stella Tripp

Part of the Lonely Arts Column project. “Since childhood I have used art to try to understand the world; to explore the nature of reality, both gentle and brutal: the fragility of the world and our engagement with it.”

Veronica Gosling

Imaginative and humorous work in many media. Zany lamps, freely painted household pottery, 'During the Night' prints and paintings. Hanging bicycles, umbrellas, and other sculptures in a wild, magical garden.

Another Spring: Curator’s Tour

Join the exhibition’s curator, art historian and critic Dr Jean Wainwright for a special tour of ‘Another Spring’. Another Spring brings together work by a group of internationally recognised artists. The exhibition reflects on the current trends and broader developments of nationalist impulses in Western society, where the debated question of citizenship, the foundation for identity and political governance is tied to ultranationalist concerns and increased measures to regulate and control the movement of people across borders. The fear of national invasion and the economic erosion by an ‘outsider’ increasingly throws into question whether moving across borders will become even more difficult in years to come.

ŞÖHRET BAŞARAN HOWELLS: WALKING THROUGH ABSTRACTION

Şöhret is playfully exploring different avenues of abstraction using mainly acrylics on canvas. She likes to express feelings and moods through colours, shapes, inspired by human figure and symbols in the universe. Original paintings, prints and cards available for sale.

LP-EDITS

Searching for originality, LP-Edits is an artist not afraid to experiment with new ideas. Screen printing and hand cut stencils painted over expressive use of graffiti colours… and the signature LP(!?) is found on all pieces.