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Following on from the Somerset research trip to Ukraine this exhibition at OSR Projects showcases the work of R.E.P. Group.

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Artists Dialogue Pecha Kucha

Reveal Somerset held a Pecha Kucha on 9th Jan 2013 at The Brewhouse. The artists presentations can be seen at the Pecha Kucha blog, click the image below:


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Research Trip to Kiev

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Thread  Sept/Oct 2012

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Each year the Art and Design faculty at Somerset College produces a large number of talented graduates. This exhibition celebrates the quality of the work produced by the graduates of 2012. Selected graduate artists are:

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Leah Hislop – Installation
Grace Richmond – Animation, textile
Jemma Schultz – Mixed Media
Barbara White – Mixed Media
Gillian Widden – Sculpture

The exhibition is supported by the Reveal partners Somerset Art Works and Brewhouse Visual Arts, in partnership with the school of Art and Design of Somerset College.

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Cultivate 2: A Gift for Somerset

28 April – 7 June 2012
The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre

Coal Orchard, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1JL
A Reveal Somerset project

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Local was the new global in Wells

What do a swan ornament, a giant mirror ball, a prototype magazine and Royston Vasey’s ‘local shop’ have in common?

They all featured in the Reveal 2012 conference last Thursday, 22nd March.  Watch this space for a video from the event – meanwhile, you can find out more here.

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Reveal conference 2012: Local is the new global

Making work and sustaining a visual art practice ‘in your own back yard’
22 March 2012

10am – 5pm
Wells Town Hall

For Somerset based artists and creative practitioners at all stages of their careers.

Start Time, Open Place

Speakers and workshop leaders include:
Kathrin Böhm (, international project: artist and curator)
Simon Lee Dicker (OSR Projects, Cultivate 2 and more: artist)
Karen Gaskill (independent curator – including Reveal commissions, Maximum Exposure)
Yuriy Kruchak and Yulia Kostereva (Open Place, artist collective, Ukraine)
Karen Lubbock (Karen magazine creator)
Zuzanna Janin (Lokal_30, Warsaw)

  • Local work on the global stage
  • Getting work ‘out there’ from ‘in here’
  • Making the public our supporters
  • Collective vs individual identity

Explore these issues and more, gain new ideas, contacts and opportunities, and find out how Reveal Somerset can support you in future.

For tickets / information contact Somerset Art Works:
01458 253800 / /
£10  including lunch.  Limited bursary places available – please ask if the cost is a problem.

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Calling visual artists across the world who work in rural areas and small towns

Artists in Somerset, UK would like to connect with you, share ideas and advice, and explore ways to collaborate.

We’ll add questions here as a starting point.  Please get in touch to debate these, tell us about your work, and start conversations.

If we like the sound of what you’re doing there may be opportunities to contribute to Cultivate 2, a Reveal Somerset exhibition at Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre, Taunton.

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Reveal Conference 2012 date confirmed

The Reveal Conference 2012 will take place at Wells Town Hall on Thursday 22nd March.  Full details and booking instructions will follow, but for now, if you are a visual artist, curator, arts administrator or you work in the visual art sector in Somerset, please save the date! 

There will be local and international speakers talking about how to make work and sustain your practice ‘in your own back yard’, from collaboration & identity to distribution & building your audience. Join us for a day of creative thinking and action.

Also to follow: an online discussion with international artist groups, and news about Reveal Somerset’s Cultivate Two exhibition in spring.

Keep watching!
Karen MacDonald, a Reveal guest curator

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Welcome to Reveal

Welcome to the Reveal website.

STOP PRESS Click on Latest News to see an update on Josh Randall’s recent Innovation show at the Bridgwater Engine Room – digital technology making it possible to see through another’s eyes!

Reveal is a partnership dedicated to raising the profile of the visual / digital / applied arts in Somerset. Reveal is funded through the Arts Council Thrive programme and collaborates with artists and organisations across the county and wider UK to further the sector.

Use the tabs at the top of this site to access the news, opportunities and facilities available, to contribute to our blog and sign up to the network and receive regular updates. You can also read more about our partnership and strategy, see what we have achieved to date and watch short films that document the process.

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