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Echo Maker

Cranes and Communities Animation and Landscape project
Devised by artist and animator Sean Harris in collaboration with Somerset Art Works.

Water - Meadow - Wood

Somerset Art Works (SAW) will deliver a three year artist residency programme following the themes of Water – Meadow – Wood for the V3 PROJECT – InVolve, Visit, Volunteer, a three year project aiming to provide greater engagement with people and new opportunities to interpret the natural, cultural and historical heritage of Yeovil Country Park.

Gather-ing

The large tithe barn within The Priory complex, a rare and unique group of medieval domestic and agricultural buildings, is the focus of this contemporary craft project.

Creative Pathways 2016

Adam Grose, Elizabeth Caires & Dale Perrett, Sarah Hitchens and Veronia Gayle have been selected to receive SAW's Creative Pathways Bursary in 2016 to create new body of work and to showcase them at the temporary workspaces during Somerset Open Studios event.

Momentum Open Call 2015

For Somerset Art Weeks 2015, artist Rebecca Moss, Alice Maddicott and Simon Lee Dicker were selected to create site-specific work in any media, taking a different approach to the theme of ‘Momentum’, setting the work within different environments and communities of Somerset.

Creative Pathways 2014: Levels and Moor

Andrea Oak, Lucy Pendrick, Joy Merron and Mayumi Kaneko were selected to receive SAW's Creative Pathways Bursary in 2014. They created new work in response to the theme of ‘The Levels and Moors’ and showcased during Somerset Open Studios Event.

Abundance Garden Trail

A curatorial programme for Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2013 (21st September to 6th October), featuring exhibitions, new commissions and events. It aims to connect the wider public with the creativity between the cultivation of gardens and art making in Somerset.

All Change!

November, and one of the regular dates in the SAW diary is of course the AGM, not the most exciting event I admit but one that needs to officially be held so that Somerset Art ...

Blog Archive

2018

‘Prospecting’ Symposium

Liverpool Biennial – SAW Team Visit

Open Studios Day Trip: 2018

Shadows in the Landscape: Andrea Oke

Taunton Flower Show

Young ProspectUS: One Year On

Lyngford Labyrinth

MAKE more noise!

Artistic Aspirations

Interior World

1918 PROCESSIONS 2018

willow away

New Year New Wave

2017

Christmas Wishes

Hidden Muse

2017 Festival: the last day

2017 Festival: Lucy Large

2017 Festival: a celebration of craft and food

2017 Festival: Sound Beginnings

Young ProspectUs

water-meadow-WOOD

A Landscape of Objects

DUAL PERSPECTIVES

PROSPECTUS

SAW 2017: making plans & looking west

Back in Print

KUBLA KHAN: A Celebration

2016

ECHO MAKER: Sean Harris

IMAGINED WORLDS: Adam Grose

SENSE OF PLACE: art on the edge

OPEN STUDIOS 2016: the travelling open studio

OPEN STUDIOS 2016: Ann Le Bas

OPEN STUDIOS 2016: Georgina Towler

Studio Prep!

making it WORK

HERBARIUM

Wilderness: a ghost within us?

the imaginary art school

ART LOVER REQUIRED

ART IN A REGION OF FLUX

NEW YEAR: NEW DIMENSIONS

2015

IT’S CHRISTMAS!

TICKING BOXES

Guest Blog by George Greed

gone gather-ing

GUIDE guide 4

GUIDE guide 3

AMAZING SPACE: A Celebration of the Dove

GUIDE guide 2 

GUIDE guide

NATURE WITH ATTITUDE

Get Set For The Guerrilla Art Trail

MUSEUM MOMENTUM

THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

COLOURFUL CELEBRATIONS

THE ARTFUL HARE

COPY CAT FLATTERY

THE SKILLS OF AN ARTIST

ARTISTS OUT IN THE COLD

CREATIVE REQUESTS

2014

IT’S CHRISTMAS!

NO COMMON CRANE: A Celebration of Cranes

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