Watch this Wallspace: a public gallery for everyone. Transforming an unloved space overlooking a car park by the sea in Sidmouth. The billboard is a platform to grow confidence, share ideas and create interest. A community space: intriguing, fun and curious.
Mischievous and funny, this image brings both a characterful and observational perspective of holiday time in Sidmouth, a place where visitors come to enjoy themselves, the beach, the ice-creams and the kids.
9th June - 4th August, 2023
This abstract artwork produced through a 12-layer screen print process presents Sidmouth’s rich and developing art and cultural scene. The colours and shapes with a complex web of interconnected lines creates a beautiful, intriguing image in its own right.
22nd March - 9th June, 2023
This colourful abstract work captures Sidmouth at a moment in time presenting many of its quirky and decorative architectural styles and the iconic seafront. The artists interpretations of their own homes and careful placement of them, evokes a sense of pride and belonging.
4th January - 21st March, 2023
The winter seascape can often be more beautiful than expected. The artist here is responding to the desire to recreate the feelings, colours and textures experienced when standing in front of the sea.
3rd November, 2022 - 3rd January, 2023
As the season lurches inevitably into winter, the exhibition of this artwork is timely. The black and white images and the wild weather portrayed in this photographic collage combine to communicate a sense of respect for the sea.
6th August - 2nd November, 2022
This project came about just after the lockdown laws eased and people started coming to Sidmouth to enjoy the sea. The backdrop is the shelter on Sidmouth’s esplanade. It captures a sense of Sidmouth and celebrates the variety of people who come to admire the view, take stock, connect with friends and family.
21st May - 3rd November, 2022
In this artwork The Kraken rides in from Sidmouth beach over a sea of bird head chaos, rising its tentacles up high into spiral wave shapes representing the power of the ocean.
18th April - 20th May, 2022
Sidmouth has an amazing treescape and the UK's only Civic Arboretum. Trees are a symbol of life. Like landscapes they provide an opportunity in art not only to observe, but also to imagine.
16th March - 17th April, 2022
Our Sidmouth is not the only Sidmouth. There is another Sidmouth in Tasmania, Australia. This other Sidmouth is rather smaller than ours; just a truck stop and not much else.
2nd March - 15th March, 2022
Who hasn’t sat looking out of a window daydreaming and found themselves transported to a special time and place? This image draws you in just as if you were looking through a window to discover fond memories. Happy daydreaming!
2nd December, 2021 - 1st March, 2022
This sequence of images reveals vignettes of some of Sidmouth’s buildings; they appeal to the photographer for their graphic qualities. Some are decorative, some less so; but between them it is to be hoped that you will see something of Sidmouth.
11th November - 1st December, 2021
A lone tree on a hill was the subject of this photographic wallspace artwork, captured in the Spring of 2020 during the first Covid lockdown. Robert Darch, a British artist-photographer based in the South West of England, creates work that is motivated by place and perception.
22nd October - 10th November, 2021
All our projects are about learning, finding out what matters and building self-confidence: core for health and wellbeing. Art, music, poetry, film - whatever the medium or form, nurturing creativity is our focus for young people in our community.