art.earth closed in January 2023 • this is an archive site

art.earth was a family of artists dedicated to making art that looks out to the world and believing that art enriches the world and makes it a better place.

You can read our message of farewell and explore the archive –
a treasure trove of events, happenings, exhibitions and other stuff that art.earth did with its wonderful family from 2016 to 2023. Visit our YouTube channel.

You can still purchase our publications. Books while stocks last + eBooks.

You can also read some of the many responses to our farewell message.

A huge thank you all who participated and otherwise engaged with us. The world still needs you!

The geological perspective

Our good friend Martin Broadbent (also our resident geologist and all-round rock man) sent us this interesting lecture from Prof Howard Falcon-Lang (Royal Holloway) entitled Arctic Fossil Forests of the Cretaceous Period (ie roughly 100MA ago). This lecture...

Creating a Global Soil Culture

Marc Ricard, Associate Writer for the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World Building up to the International Year of Soils 2015, there has been a concerted and widespread call for a global reassessment of the land we live on led both by international...

Exhibition: A Quiet Collaboration

October 19-31 2018 Dartington Space Gallery (formerly the Garden Room Gallery) Artists Sara Downham-Lotto and Stacey Righton show work which has been influenced by the use of natural materials in collaborations and explorations with others.  For Sara, the work is a...

First Friday December 2: member showcase

First Fridays are our informal gatherings/sharings, open to all. They started life as a physical place to meet up for a shared lunch followed by a live or occasionally remote presentation by an artist or group. Since May 2020 we have been gathering online which has...

Charlotte Price

Each month one of our Directors chooses an art.earth member to become ‘Artist of the Month’. What follows is a conversation with that artist, together with some examples of his or her work.   November 2017 Charlotte Price https://charlotteprice-art.com What are...

Exhibition: Turn

TurnRachael Bennett and Kate PaxmanCurator: Steve BrownDartington Space Gallery  Friday October 4 2019 to Wednesday January 8 2020An exhibition about the liminal moment, observation, and the unknowable. Kate Paxman is an artist, researcher and educator at Plymouth...

Common Salt – a performance around a table

Both performances are now SOLD OUT art.earth presents Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer in COMMON SALT Ship Studio at Dartington Hall, September 28 2018 This is an intimate performance with very limited tickets. Common Salt will be performed at 18:00 and again...

Lori Hepner, Minou Tsambika Polleros & Rosalind Holgate Smith

An exhibition of work by Lori Hepner, Minou Tsambika Polleros and Rosalind Holgate Smith opens in the Garden Room Gallery on Thursday May 11 and runs until May 20. Opening Reception: Friday May 12 18.00 to 20.00 Complementary work by three artists exploring...

First Friday, September 2

Main image: Images from Tree Lines – an anthology of visual poems exploring the experience of tree by Walter Lewis (this image has been cropped for formatting requirements) Ecoart - what is it and how do we make It count? https://vimeo.com/755449186 First...

Brilliant Absence: pursuing the Kingfisher…

from Uniformbooks Brilliant Absence Pursuing the Kingfisher in the work of Hans Waanders Ross Hair On an October day in 1982 the Dutch artist Hans Waanders witnessed a kingfisher flying across a small pond near the river Maas. This singular moment prompted an extended...