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News can be sent to the editor at newsletter@northdevonarts.co.uk for publication. Stories received by 20th of the month appear in the next issue.

August 17 - August Newsletter
August Newsletter

Member’s Exhibition: Theme: ‘A Plastic Ocean’

Open Days: Folio Studio Open Day; Open Studio with Don Sibthorpe and Emily Garnham Wright; ArtTrek and Bideford Town Art and Crafts Trail.

Exhibitions: Grizel Luttman-Johnson : Art Trek artist in residence at White Moose; Royal Academy Summer Exhibition; London on till 20 August; Grayson Perry – The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!; Open Exhibition of flower paintings; photographs and crafts at The Plough Gallery and Great Torrington Museum.

Kid’s Stuff: Kids Summer Holidays Art Attack; Five day live action film making workshop for young film makers; Five day Animation Workshop for young film makers.

Enter: South West Academy Open Exhibition; Discerning Eye Exhibition; Art Vending Machine AVM; Ramm – Local Art Show 2017 Dartmoor and Exeter Contemporary Open.

Talks/Films: ‘Understanding Art: I like it… but I don’t know why!’; HOKUSAI.

Literary Festivals: Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival.

Reviews: Prints by Anthony Gormley. 22 July to 8 September. Burton Art Gallery; Bideford; The BFG in pictures chosen by Quentin Blake, 22 July to 8 September. Burton Art Gallery, Bideford.

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July 17 - July Newsletter
July Newsletter

Rodin Centenary - Paris

NDA Annual General Meeting

Summer Show "A plastic Ocean"

Art Trek Open Studios - Workshops

John Hurford at Brownston Gallery

Artists' Workshop in Heddon Valley

Jill Rousseau Gallery - Summer Showcase

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April 17 - April Newsletter
April Newsletter

A Plastic Ocean - documentary screening at Broomhill

Andy Warhol - Shadows and Knives

The new Art Trek Open Studios

Wilhelmina Barnes-Graham at The Burton

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery 

Marcus Lanyon at White Moose

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March 17 - March Newsletter
March Newsletter

Elizabeth Frink at Hauser & Wirth

Roger Mayne at Thelma Hulbert

Artisans of Dartmoor at Devon Guild

Annual Schools Exhibition at The Burton

Eleanor Moreton at Exeter Phoenix

Samuel Bassett at Anima Mundi, St Ives

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February 17 - February news
February news

Feral Studio

James Ensor @ RA

Patrick Jones @ White Moose

SW Academy at Thelma Hulbert

Caroline Preston

Coast Exhibition @ The Burton

Anselm Keifer @ White Cube

IBT Bristol

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January 17 - January News
January News

North Devon Poetry Workshop

Review of the year

Nineteen years of NDA

New Year New Work

Patrick Jones at White Moose 

Get Fresh 2017

Burton Gallery new website

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December 16 - December Newsletter
December Newsletter


Royal Western Academy Exhibition

Chris Taylor at White Moose




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November 16 - November newsletter
November newsletter

Review of Naomi Hart talk

NDA Landmark Exhibition

Susan Michie at White Moose

Sharon Plant at RHS Rosemoor

Anthony Gormley at White Cube


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September 16 - September News
September News

 Message from the new editor

Interview with Hester Berry

Linda Gordon at The Cabin

Somereset Open Studios

North Devon Art Trek



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August 16 - August newsletter
August newsletter

Martin Creed at Hauser & Wurth

Hester Berry at The Cabin

Bideford Bay Creatives - Tales of the Riverbank

Emily Garnham Wright and Don Sibthorpe open studio

Helen Lee and Gill Jones at The Plough

Thelma Hulbert Gallery - call out for makers



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August 16 - July Newsletter
July Newsletter

 William Blake

Broomhill National Sculpture Prize

Georgia O'Keeffe at Tate Modern

Marianne Edwards

Sue Rossiter at White Moose

Keiron Leach at Exeter Phoenix

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July 16 - June Newsletter
June Newsletter

The USA Edition

Degas at MoMA

Chelsea Art District New York

Storm King sculpture park

Dia Beacon Contemporary Gallery

Moholy-Nagy at Guggenheim

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