Artist Programme

Devon Sculpture Park is a wildlife haven and creative retreat. We are the UK’s leading smaller scale rewilding project and environmental art centre. You can find us just a few miles south of Exeter with endless sea views providing ‘seascape for art’. Discover a budding new contemporary art centre with open-air and indoor exhibition spaces,Continue reading “Artist Programme”

‘Flux’ an Exhibition of Large-scale Ceramic Sculptures by Chris Speyer

‘Flux’ by Exeter’s Chris Speyer has opened in The Paddock. It is a powerful display of large-scale environmental ceramic sculptures by one of the South West’s leading ceramic sculptors. In this triad of clay megaliths, ‘Fold’ and ‘Flow’ have undergone the irreversible metamorphosis of firing, clay transformed into enduring ceramic, but the third, ‘Ground’, whichContinue reading “‘Flux’ an Exhibition of Large-scale Ceramic Sculptures by Chris Speyer”

Your Creative, Rewilded Retreat

Devon Sculpture Park is a creative, rewilded retreat. Refresh and reimagine surrounded by art, Wilded Capability Brown gardens, ancient waterways, wildlife and endless sea views. ‘One of the most beautiful gardens I have seen…’ Toby Buckland, gardener, TV presenter and author. This timeless, historic retreat has been carefully restored to enable visitors to deepen theirContinue reading “Your Creative, Rewilded Retreat”

An Art Historian’s Review of Devon Sculpture Park

A secret discovered in the heart of Devon. Art in the Devon Sculpture Park Rosemary Cieri, Art Historian and Exhibition Curator — Arrived in this remote part of England – perhaps one of the most scenic I have seen- I proceeded to my assignment: A report on an exhibition of the latest art concerned withContinue reading “An Art Historian’s Review of Devon Sculpture Park”

A Sculpture Park Tackling Climate Change

Devon Sculpture Park is on a mission. Not only is it developing one of the UK’s more ambitious sculpture parks, on a truly historic estate, but it is becoming a leading voice in tackling climate change. Its permanent art collection is one of the UK’s larger collections of environmental art – sculpture, installation art andContinue reading “A Sculpture Park Tackling Climate Change”

Guided Art Tours at Devon Sculpture Park

At Devon Sculpture Park we pride ourselves in our guided art tours. We believe in interactive, human led art education. The 2 hour tours take in not only the sizable private collection of environmental art, but also ‘Street art in the park’, conceptual sculpture and large scale installation art. The private collection in the RewildedContinue reading “Guided Art Tours at Devon Sculpture Park”

‘Textures’ Inaugural Indoor Exhibition

Devon Sculpture Park’s new indoor exhibition space at The Sheds opened on Saturday 29th June with ‘Textures’, a mixed media show of resident artist Philip Letts latest works. ‘Textures’ is a layered combination of mixed media art that challenges us to reflect on ourselves, our environment and the issues that surround us. Each piece isContinue reading “‘Textures’ Inaugural Indoor Exhibition”

Capability Brown Gardens

The wilded Capability Brown gardens at Devon Sculpture Park are extraordinary. Capability Brown was commissioned over 250 years ago to design one of his only seascapes and probably his most intimate garden. Today it is one of the last remaining Capability Brown gardens in the South West. Painstakingly restored, the gardens boast historic water gardens,Continue reading “Capability Brown Gardens”

Art and Wellbeing

A standard definition for art is ‘art is emotion’. It should therefore be the case that art can and perhaps should affect our emotional wellbeing. Hopefully positively. At Devon Sculpture Park we want to foster this link. We have double the motivation: firstly evidence supports that people de-stress in museums and galleries but also thereContinue reading “Art and Wellbeing”

‘Art Wilded’ Exhibition

The inaugural outdoor exhibition in the Capability Brown gardens is ‘ART WILDED’ by resident artist Philip Letts. The exhibition is a series of contemporary sculpture installations blending conceptual and abstract themes that examine the clash between modern society, technology, environment and nature. The overarching theme is ‘Man versus nature’. Resident artist, Philip Letts, has beenContinue reading “‘Art Wilded’ Exhibition”