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!

Exhibition: Orbis Terrarum

An exhibition of work by local artists Rachael Allain, Margaret Harland and Charlotte Price. The artists explore the unacknowledged qualities of landscape reflecting those interfaces between water, land, path and field. There is a constant endeavour to portray the...

Thoreau on Nature as Prayer

from BrainPickings Walt Whitman saw trees — “so innocent and harmless, yet so savage” — as a wellspring of wisdom on being rather than seeming. “When we have learned how to listen to trees,” Hermann Hesse exulted in his love letter to our arboreal companions, “then...

First Friday December 6

Our next First Friday – and the last for 2019 – takes place as usual at Dartington Space from 13.00 on Friday December 6. The guest this month is artist Alice Clough.

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: Memory and observation

Memory and observation Friday May 3 to Thursday June 13, 2019, Dartington Space Gallery An exhibition of work by Clare Heaton, Katy Oxborrow and Laura Denning: a series of moments, pauses, memories and observations drawn in very different ways and in different media. ...

First Friday, February 5

First Fridays are our monthly series of informal artist get-togethers where the conversation may stray from the triassic to contemporary reusable plastics — and just about anywhere in between.The sessions last about an hour and are friendly and informal. Participants...

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...

First Friday August 6

First Fridays are our regular gathering for anyone interested in art and the world around us. It's not just for artists - anyone can come and anyone can participate. Since May 2020 we have been meeting online but the August 2021 First Friday marks the beginning of...

Review: Into the Mountain

from Chris Fremantle at ecoartscotland   Allen Ginsberg instructed us, “Notice what you notice”“Catch yourself thinking”“Observe what’s vivid” Earlier this year Simone Kenyon’s new work Into The Mountain, commissioned by the Scottish Sculpture Workshop, was performed...

Performance: Common Salt

COMMON SALT a performance around a table by artists Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer Friday September 28, Ship Studio, Dartington 18.00 and 20.00 (numbers are limited for each performance)     a show and tell, a nature table, a battle mat, an...