Art Trek Open Studios is now in its fifteenth year, growing from a small trail of just eleven artists at the beginning, into a large annual event which can have up to 100 artists and makers taking part.
Each year new artists and makers join Art Trek along with some of our regular and more established artists – we like to encourage younger artists, perhaps just starting out in their careers, alongside artists such as Sandy Brown who have had long and successful careers in the UK and worldwide. Creating this mix stimulates a freshness and depth to the event, challenging the newer emerging artists to what can be achieved.
The Art Trek network across North Devon gives an opportunity to the artists, many working in rurally isolated places, to raise their profile and showcase their work directly to the public. For visitors it affords a rare opportunity to meet these artists and makers in a relaxed atmosphere, chat about their work processes, see demonstrations, join in special workshops and events but also giving the potential to buy or commission unique, hand-created artworks from those taking part.
We wish you all a very happy experience on your Art Trek travels around the beautiful North Devon countryside.