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By Kate Davey The ultimate question in relation to the arts is – and perhaps always has been – what actually is art? Who is it made by, and who is it made for? In John Dewey’s 1934 book ‘Art as Experience,’ the author talks......

Undertaking the project enabled me a period of professional development, to make new work and produce a touring exhibition across Hampshire. This supported my transition towards working as a freelance artist. It helped me to increase social capital by building strong relationships and networks with arts......

After a number of rescheduled dates the show at Chapel Arts Studio finally went ahead with an opening event on Saturday 4th September 2021. The show looked fantastic! It was such a pleasure to share this journey with fellow associate artists Maija Liepins and Christine Dodd,......

The geometry of nature is the inspiration behind a collaborative sculpture exhibition by artists Tony Spencer and Terence Noble at Spudworks gallery in Sway. Entitled Nothing is Immediate, the multi-sensory collection has been specially developed to appeal to those who may not usually visit art galleries. The......

Delighted to finally present the second exhibition at SpudWORKS, Sway July 2021. This time collaborating with artist Terence Noble. I’m presenting three pieces of work in the show, after completion of a sculpture incorporating a stack of five octahedrons. With this show, we invite visitors into a space......

The first of three exhi­bi­tions from the project Nothing ‘is’ Immediate successfully opened at Artspace Portsmouth, after a six month postponement due to Covid-19 restrictions. The two person show, a collaboration between myself (Tony Spencer) and Kate Street explores the relationship between the elements of Fire......

The sculptures omit sounds, rich in harmonics and musical intervals. Listening to the sounds produces a response in the brain’s neuro oscillation. The sounds slow the rhythmic activity down from gamma to alpha, benefiting you by relaxing the nervous system. A further reaction is then......

3rd October Neurodivergent art exhibition coming to Chapel Arts Studios By James Ashworth @JamesAshworth98 Reporter An art exhibition designed for neurodivergent people is coming to Andover’s Chapel Arts Studios in November. Neurodivergence is a term used to describe the variation in how the human brain......

I’m extremely excited to share the news! I’ve been awarded an Arts Council England Project Grant to present: No Thing is Immediate Geometric Sculptural Installations. I will build a set of geometric sculptures based on the 5 platonic solids to inspire participatory live-art events during......

I’m currently exhibiting in a group show titled Wonderland, a collective presentation of work by four Solent based contemporary artists myself (Tony Spencer), Terence Noble, Julien Masson and David Mcdiarmid, who are responding to the theme of nature. Date: Sat 11th January – Sat 22nd February 2020. Venue:......

The second #Flaunt-It exhibition takes place from 6pm on Friday 22nd November 2019 at Arch 4, Captains Place, Southampton SO14 3FE. It features myself Tony Spencer, Peter McGinnis and Jilly Evans, presenting a visual comment on current society, disability, humanity, ritual, and positive phycology. I will be presenting a......

As an artist who works within a socially engaged practice I really value being a member of CAS Associate Artists. I joined in 2019 and am thrilled to be taking part in my first group show Let Us Dissent an exhibition co-curated at spudWORKS, Sway.......

Really grateful to be asked by Maija Liepins, Participation Manager if I would like to be the CAS Artist of the Month in May 2019 and conduct an interview. Here is an extract, and the full interview can be found with the following link: Click......

I am delighted to announce that I have been awarded a commission to exhibit at BEAF (Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe) Festival 2019. I will be presenting new work titled The Cube, presenting an exhibition titled ACTS in collaboration with artist Laura Eldret, Our combined exhibition considered ideas......