North Devon Arts returns to Studio KIND. for their summer exhibition

After the success of North Devon Arts' Christmas exhibition at Studio KIND. in 2020, they are returning to Studio KIND. for their annual summer exhibition, which will be showcasing new work by NDA members. 

North Devon Arts are a friendly and informal networking group of professional and amateur artists, including painters, sculptors, ceramicists, graphic designers, textile artists, writers, furniture makers, printmakers and stained glass artists. NDA was set up in 1998 to enable artists and those interested in the arts to find a way to connect and develop across a large rural area, and the dispersed communities within it.

If you missed their Christmas exhibition, you can visit the virtual tour here

05/06/2020 

Artist video: Molly Rook talks about this new direction in her practice

 

Watch Molly Rooke talk about developing this new body of work for her solo exhibition at Studio KIND. in this two-part video. If you missed the exhibition you can still visit the virtual show here

17/05/2021

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Studio KIND. re-opens with solo show I Don't Care, as long as it's on the Rocks by Niamh Birch

Watch Niamh Birch talk about the inspiration for her first solo exhibition at Studio KIND. here

13/04/2021

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Artist video: Peter Stiles talks about his new exhibition at Studio KIND.

Watch Peter Stiles talk about the inspiration for his show, Cathedral, at Studio KIND. which is available to view as an online exhibition here.

29/01/2021

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This was Bound to Happen Sooner or Later;
solo exhibition by Molly Rooke
comes to Studio KIND. in the spring

 

This was Bound to Happen Sooner Or Later showcases a new body of work exploring themes of preservation and restoration through coastal geography and heritage. Using traditional methods of domestic fixing and repair in an expanded form, the work focuses on the degradation and erosion of the Somerset and Devon Coastline and what might be considered futile attempts to protect it from being eroded any further.

30/04/2021

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Englishness is a Moving Target
solo exhibition by Chris Alton
postponed to 27th August

 

Chris's work addresses the interconnected nature of prevailing social, political, economic and environmental conditions. In 2012, he founded English Disco Lovers (EDL), an anti-fascist, pro-disco group, which looked to reclaim the EDL acronym of the English Defence League. Drawing upon the history and etymology of disco, as a site of musical resistance, he redeployed the genre in opposition to a contemporary iteration of fascism.

02/04/2021

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Go on a virtual tour of the North Devon Arts Christmas exhibition

Missed our exhibition of North Devon Arts members? You can now check out the exhibition from the comfort of your own home.

22/12/2022

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Studio KIND. opens its doors

Studio KIND. is a new contemporary gallery, artist studio and project space, and Braunton's first dedicated contemporary art space.

 

The idea of Studio KIND. was born from Richard Gregory, who has run KIND. Design since 2007. After undertaking initial renovations to transform the space, Richard brought Laura on board as co-director. 

07/12/2020

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Studio KIND. is excited to present the work of Gabriela Giroletti

 

Gabriela is a Brazilian born painter, currently living and working in London. Her work explores visual contemplation and the impalpable awareness of oneself, sitting between objectivity and subjectivity. Where we believe perception presents us the world as it truly is, Gabriela explores such perception as mediated by our bodily senses, and by our individual life experiences. At Once and a Touch Away is a collection of large-scale and miniature works. 

25/06/2021

SWARM sees hundreds of visitors over the bank holiday weekend

 

Congratulations to all the Year 7s from Braunton Academy who took part in the SWARM exhibition at Studio KIND. You can still visit the virtual exhibition here.

02/06/2021

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This was Bound to Happen Sooner or Later by Molly Rooke opens both virtually and physically

 

Molly Rooke is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator, living and working between Somerset and Devon. Her current exhibition is available to visit both physically and virtually. You can book to visit via Eventbrite here or check out the virtual exhibition here

30/04/2021

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Our next virtual exhibition showcases new work by Braunton local, Niamh Birch

I Don't Care, as long as it's on the Rocks is an exhibition of new works by recent graduate Niamh Birch who, upon completing her Fine Art degree a Bath Spa, returned to her hometown of Braunton. Against the backdrop of having spent so much time in our own domestic spaces in the past year, the exhibition presents compositions that are both familiar and strange; playful and thoughtful.

12/03/2021

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Cathedral, solo exhibition of new works by Peter Stiles opens as a virtual exhibition

Cathedral is a new solo exhibition of paintings by North Devon-based artist Peter Stiles. Recently he began a series of paintings about football which enabled him to tell stories. The football pictures stemmed from the memory of how, as a small boy, he was torn between loyalty to his local team and supporting a bigger more glamorous club instead. These pictures of footballers have allowed him to explore the relationship between home and a wider cultural context, and the fruitful tension between tending your own neck of the woods and reaching out towards broader horizons.

15/01/2021

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Schools get involved at Studio KIND.

Swarm showcases the incredible talents of Year 7 art students at Braunton Academy. Over the past few months they’ve been working on a project exploring the structure, importance and variety of insects, and the exhibition features 150 artworks of 3D and 2D insects.

25/03/2021

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2020, North Devon Arts Annual Christmas exhibition

Studio KIND.'s first exhibition of 40+ members of the North Devon Arts members working in different visual arts disciplines. 

North Devon Arts are a friendly and informal networking group of professional and amateur artists, including painters, sculptors, ceramicists, graphic designers, textile artists, writers, furniture makers, printmakers and stained glass artists. NDA was set up in 1998 to enable artists and those interested in the arts to find a way to connect and develop across a large rural area, and the dispersed communities within it.

07/12/2020