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!

First Friday October 5

Join us on October 5 for First Friday AND a meet-the-artists reception (FREE and open to all) As always, we gather at 1pm for a shared lunch – bring something to share. Around 2, we re-convene for our guest artist talk (with a slightly different format this month)....

Matter, meaning and making

Matter, meaning and making: a contextual approach to sustainable development   Abstract The term sustainable development is often criticized for having lost credibility due to a lack of clear-cut delineation. This contribution agrees that the term suffers from a...

First Friday, August 7

After gentle persuasion from our First Friday regulars, we hosted First Friday in August. Usually it's time to take a break for the summer, but times are not usual and there seems to be an appetite to continue over the summer...so here we are.Read more about how to...

May 2022: Katrina Brown

Each month one of the art.earth Board of Directors selects an artist from the membership because they are particularly taken with their work. This month our Featured Artist is UK based performance artist & choreographer Katrina Brown chosen by Minou Tsambika...

First (2nd actually!) Friday January 8

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...

First Friday, October 2

For October’s First Friday we welcome Hugh Nankivell who will talk about his Walks with Rick song cycle amongst other things.

Richard’s Victoria Sponge

Warning: not in the least vegan...but reasonably low in gluten. Richard's Victoria Sponge This is a variation on the official Women's Institute cake. It also breaks most of the rules for making a sponge cake but seems to work fine for me. There's a picture of the cake...

Making Ends Meet

Please support Guillemot Press by buying MAKING ENDS MEET by Andrew McNeillie, his seventh collection of poems just published. Guillemot Press was founded by Luke Thompson, Cornishman, author and editor, sometime star pupil on the Exeter University MA Writing,...

Exhibition: Hambly, Mellings, Ward

Group Exhibition:  Emma Hambly, Jenny Mellings and Peter Ward The exhibition is now open in the Garden Room Gallery and continues until February 14. Join us for a meet-the-artists reception on Friday, 12 January from 18.00 to 19.30. Exhibition overview:   for Emma,...

In Other Tongues @ Dark Mountain 3

AN UNDERSWELL OF DIVINATION by Mat Osmond 17th August, 2017 A virus that infects all other areas of thinking   In the 1970s and ’80’s the poet Ted Hughes and the sculptor and printmaker Leonard Baskin worked together on a number of books of illustrated poetry. Among...