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Wylye Valley Art Trail

The Wylye Valley Art Trail will be running from 27 May – 4 June this year and featuring the artist Nick Andrew whose work we have collected as part of the Creative Wiltshire project. The Trail is a festival of visual art and craft in and around the Wylye Valley, South Wiltshire. It’s a great  opportunity…… Continue reading Wylye Valley Art Trail

artist · Ceramicist · sculptor

A Creative Wiltshire Indeed!

A couple of days ago I was lucky enough to view the inspiring new exhibition by Swindon Museum & Art Gallery which uses Creative Wiltshire and items collected as part of the project as its theme. ‘Creative Wiltshire: Celebrating modern art and design from Swindon and Wiltshire’ brings together drawings, ceramics and sculpture from modern…… Continue reading A Creative Wiltshire Indeed!

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Public Art Needs You!

Locate – Investigate – Map Help us to find out more about the public art in Wiltshire.   About the project  The aim of the project is to locate, record and photograph public art, namely artworks made by an artist, arts practitioner or craftsperson and located in publicly accessible spaces and places in Wiltshire. Public…… Continue reading Public Art Needs You!

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ARTeology

  ARTeology is a project in which artists will respond to the Creative Wiltshire Collection, beginning with visits, research and discussion, and culminating in a curated exhibition. Uncover : Discover : Create This sums up the approach and we hope that by focusing on these new acquisitions for some of our Wiltshire Museums, our selected…… Continue reading ARTeology

artist · engraver · textiles

Salisbury’s Creative Displays

My colleague Joy and I had a trip over the Plain to Salisbury last week, carrying with us some very fragile cargo in the form of pictures and textiles acquired as part of the Creative Wiltshire project. Adrian Green, Curator of The Salisbury Museum was delighted, and the material that the museum has acquired as…… Continue reading Salisbury’s Creative Displays

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Moving an elephant

David Lomax is a sculptor based at Bishopstone, near Swindon, Wiltshire where he lives with his family. His work is very much a celebration of the natural world focusing on his ability to understand a species and its place in our world. Many of his sculptures are in two pieces, one form relating to the…… Continue reading Moving an elephant