News from Exhibitors

Starting any new initiative is not without its challenges, but launching an Arts Award programme in the year of a major economic downturn presented obstacles that were often hard to negotiate. Having set up The Marshwood Arts Awards and gathered a group of selectors to look at submissions for the 2008 exhibition, we had hoped …

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Natural Response – Tania Kovats

Driven to explore our relationship with environment and landscape Tania Kovats has travelled the globe working on incredible sculptural installations. She talked to Fergus Byrne about her love of sculpture and a career that nearly didn’t happen. She is selecting sculpture for the 2019 Marshwood Arts Awards.   In an essay about the artist Tania …

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Layers of Life

Painter Dave White is to select the artists for the Painting & Drawing category of the 2019 Marshwood Arts Awards. He talked to Fergus Byrne about some of the opportunities that helped him to become a successful artist. It was only on the last day of his degree course at the Liverpool John Moores University …

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Chris Taylor

Despite making Star Wars characters out of old cereal boxes as a youngster Chris Taylor didn’t turn his fascination with interstellar travel into a career. Instead he did the next best thing and became a potter. After completing a degree in ceramics at the University of the West of England in Bristol, he moved from …

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Matilda Temperley

Somerset photographer Matilda Temperley has quickly built a reputation for capturing more than the eye can see. Interviewed for a film about the Marshwood Arts Awards she spoke to Victoria Byrne. It’s surprising how often a career path simply appears out of nowhere. One day you might be deeply ensconced in the study of exotic …

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