Soil Culture: Young Shoots

Jonny Briggs during his residency at White Moose. Photo: Zoe Young

SoilCulture: Young Shoots, exhibition continues 4 June

White Moose, Trinity St, Barnstaple EX32 8HX
Tuesday - Friday 11am-5pm, Saturday 11am-2pm

An exhibition of research findings and work created during 12 residencies across the South West and at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, together with a roof garden commission for a new primary school in Bristol.
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Jonny Briggs artist talk, 12 May 6.30pm
Jonny worked in the allotments of the 17th century Litchdon Street Alms Houses as part of his Soil Culture residency with White Moose. Jonny has vast experience in the international art world, is a past student at the Royal College of Art, has work in the Saatchi Collection and undertaken various artist residencies in the UK and abroad. £5 per person. Click for more

Sandy Brown 'An Indian Residency' talk, 18 May 6.30pm
Following Sandy Brown’s successful talk at North Devon Arts in March about her Temple project at Chatsworth House for Sotheby’s 10th annual Beyond Limits exhibition, she will be at White Moose to talk about her most recent artist residency in India. £7.50 including a drink.
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SoilCulture: Casting Seeds exhibition continues 21 May
Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell Street,
Honiton EX14 1LX
Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm

Launch event for the THG Pocket Park, 13 May  5-9pm
This exhibition will showcase artwork created by the community using the previous exhibition ‘Young Shoots’ as inspiration. Artists from across the South West whose work connects with soil in ways you may not imagine, will lead workshops during the Young Shoots exhibition. The workshops will include families, schools and community groups including hard to reach groups from across Devon. The resulting artworks produced by the community will feature along with examples of the artist’s work who led their activity.
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Field trip and workshop with exhibiting artist Peter Ward, 21 May 11am-4pm
As a form of creative expression people have used pigments gathered in their surroundings. Connecting with this primitive process this day will involve a trip to collect earth pigments, learning about their geology and history and exploring simple paint making with Devon artist Peter Ward. £8 per person £5 for THG Friends. Booking essential.
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