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Christophe Szpajdel: Lord of the Logos

From stoner, rock, metal band logos to something that reaches wider horizons: pop culture, fashion design: quotes turned into calligraphy and other stylized drawings. This exhibition explains his journey.

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.

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.

AWEsome Printmaking kids workshops

Short bookable printmaking sessions for children aged 8+. While you drop off and pick up your child, take a few minutes to browse the artwork in the studio. All sales raise funds and will further Double Elephant’s work in the community.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...”

A to Z Storybook Sculpture

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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

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.

Gordon Hill

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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’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.

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.

Artistic Debris

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

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.

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.

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.

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...”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Architect-Walker: a mis-guide

Four architect-walking explorations of the city, from Wrights & Sites, the people who walked the ‘Exeter Mis-Guide’ all the way to ‘A Mis-Guide to Anywhere’…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Art Car Boot Sale

AWE’s ever-popular Art Car Boot Sale returns, this year on Southernhay. Check out the fantastic range of affordable and outrageous art available in a relaxed market atmosphere. A heady mix of artists, makers, performers and curiosities. With engaging activities, drinks and laughs.

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.

Steven Bramble

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

Laura Henning

Bright and colourful, large scale acrylic portraits.