Category: Art

In Residency: a Q&A with artist AJ Stockwell

Wednesday 13th September 2017

Whilst in residence here at Plymouth Arts Cent​re, artist AJ Stockwell has been continuing her research into the fictional society of ‘White Rock’, a utopian society fixated on the production and preservation of porcelain. The founding principle of White Rock was motivated by a desire for material empathy – … Continue Reading

PAC To The Future: Q&A with Kitty

Wednesday 30th August 2017

On Wednesday 2 August, we were joined by young emerging artist Kitty McEwan of YEA Plymouth, as she toured the gallery providing a lunchtime talk on our most recent exhibition Finding Fanon Sequence.

We caught up with Kitty after her talk to find out more about her practice and … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Finding Fanon Sequence exhibition

Wednesday 2nd August 2017

Images courtesy of Sam Garwood

For more information on this exhibition visit our event page, and you can also read a review of the exhibition from Jessica Wright on our blog.

Art Review: “manifesting issues of race, showing the artists in a post-apocalyptic-like space” Finding Fanon Sequence

Wednesday 26th July 2017

Jessica Wright reviews our current exhibition from artists David Blandy and Larry Achiampong, Finding Fanon Sequence. This exhibition is available to view at Plymouth Arts Centre until 2 September 2017.

Finding Fanon Sequence is the fruit of David Blandy and Larry Achiampong’s shared search for their … Continue Reading

PAC Home Batter Street Residency

Thursday 29th June 2017

Image Credit: Andy Cluer 2017

Between March and June of this year, two PAC Home members were selected to be artists in residence at our Batter Street studios after an open call for applications. Andy Cluer (Plymouth) and Rachael Allain (Totnes) worked alongside … Continue Reading

“Môr Plastig addresses the state of pollution on our beaches and what we might be leaving for future generations”

Wednesday 17th May 2017

Ben Borthwick, Artistic Director at Plymouth Arts Centre, explores the latest exhibition in the PAC galleries from artist Mike Perry – LAND/SEA (Tir/Môr)

Archaeologists analyse the imprint of humanity on the world. They do this through study of the objects we make, the ways we use those objects … Continue Reading

Art Review: An Ode to the Sea, from Chloe Charlton

Wednesday 26th April 2017

Chloe Charlton is a student of Plymouth College of Art, currently studying a Foundation Degree. Here, she reviews our current exhibition Land/Sea from artist Mike Perry.

 

An Ode to The Sea

Let me take you on a walk through my experience of Mike Perry’s ‘Land/Sea’ exhibition at Plymouth Arts Centre.

The … Continue Reading

“This was a fantastic opportunity for me” – A volunteer’s diary during the exhibition installation of Land/Sea

Wednesday 12th April 2017

Hi, I’m Brett Lockwood, a 3rd year student of BA Photography at Plymouth College of Art. For many art students the final year of higher education involves an end of year show. Visiting Galleries as much as possible is a necessity to help ideas … Continue Reading