Artists joining us on Nov 25th

We’re looking forward to our Sunday at Studio 36 on 25th November. Here are the artists that will be joining us. Hope you can too 🙂 And of course Veronica Gosling and Gordon Hill have their colourful and very mixed media work here, as usual.

There will be refreshments and delicious cakes provided by Nicola in the Studio Cafe.

Clive Hurman
Clive will be bringing his work from the Headway workshop he runs in Hereford, (Headway being a charity for acquired head injuries). Clive and I have made some tiled tables together.

Songs, Stories & Verse – Dec 1st

Treat yourself to a night of breathtaking songs, poems and stories with Kimwei, Fiona Benson and David Heathfield. Singer-songwriter Kimwei brings captivating songs that unravel and bring light to the darkest corners “as though he’s giving each member of the audience an individual hug” – Blue Walnut, Torquay. (Featured on Sky Arts, BBC Radio Devon)
Fiona Benson is an award winning poet who’s work is brave, searing and deeply powerful (Forward Prize 2018, Seamus Heaney First Collection Poetry Prize 2015, Radio 4). David Heathfield tells stories from around the world transporting us to every country with his warm charm, showing us the joys and sorrows of the human heart. Kimwei is the Bard of Exeter and presents the evening as part of his mission to bring together the Bardic Arts: Storytelling, Poetry and Song.

Please book early as numbers are limited.

Open Studio 22/23 September

We had a fun exhibition of children’s response to our fence project as the highlight of our OPEN STUDIO weekend; devised by Mary Bramble of our earlier sculpture trail event, with coloured marker pens tied to the fence, and removable pictures of faces from our garden sculptures. We’ve had about 40 passing young geniuses contribute names, likes, and habitats ranging from Seoul, Australia and Exeter as they have passed along Denmark Rd.

Two New Paintings from Veronica Gosling

Every now and then I have a bonfire, and due to carelessness some bits of what I’m burning, scorch, but escape. One day when gathering these bits together I decided to use them. It has taken me a long time to find the way to do this, I’ve tried all sorts of backgrounds for the figure, collage, woodstain & finally decided on this acrylic painted background. For some reason the fence pulled it together. The actual figure is pasted on.

This one is all woodstain, pine, mahogany, walnut, ebony etc. except for the white which is acrylic. Several layers of finishing oil, and quite a bit of sanding when I made a mistake.