International Artist Day

International Artist Day

We’ll be dedicating October 25th to design in the studio to celebrate International Artist Day. It’s important take the time within a busy business to focus our creative minds so this is the perfect excuse. 
We've picked out a few highlights from the art world below to get our creative juices flowing! And you can read more about International Artist Day here.

Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition

The Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is now open. Their annual celebartion of art is always worth a visit!
This year the exhibition is coordinated by Yinka Shonibare RA, the theme of this year's show is ‘Reclaiming Magic’.

You can book your tickets here.

Image credit @royalacademyarts.



Illuminate, Royal William Yard, Plymouth

We really missed Illuminate last year! It's such a great event to have right on our doorstep. Book now to enjoy an array of beautiful installations from local artists including projection mapping, bioluminescent artwork, Illuminated murals and interactive installations at Ocean Studios in RWY Royal William Yard. The event runs from 15-28 November, tickets are free, you can find the link to book here.

Image credit @illuminate_light_festival.



Turner Prize 2021

This year the Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry plays host to the Turner Prize. 

The annual Turner Prize is awarded to an artist born, living or working in Britain, for an outstanding exhibition or public presentation of their work anywhere in the world in the previous year.

It's the first year the Turner Prize has been staged outside of London, to celebrate Coventry's current status as UK City of Culture 2021.

The exhibition runs from September 29th - January 12th. Tickets are free, you can book your space here.

Image credit: @the_herbert_cov

Let us know what creative events you're looking forward to in the coming months? And if you're adding to your creative tools, check out our stationery collection including our Gradient Sketching Pencils pictured above.